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Latitude: 50.7502 / 50°45'0"N
Longitude: -2.045 / 2°2'41"W
OS Eastings: 396922
OS Northings: 94514
OS Grid: SY969945
Mapcode National: GBR 323.ZRT
Mapcode Global: FRA 67L3.C3X
Entry Name: Saint Aldhelm's Church
Listing Date: 30 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120333
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109001
Location: Lytchett Minster and Upton, Purbeck, Dorset, BH16
Civil Parish: Lytchett Minster and Upton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Lytchett Minster
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
LYTCHETT MiNGiER PIT BOTTOM
SY 99 SE
4/91 Saint Aldhelm's Church
Private chapel. Built 1898, Architect G Crickmay, for Lord Eustace
Cecil. Rock-faced ashlar lower walls, with smooth ashlar above, -
nave walls buttressed. Tiled roofs with ornamental ridges. Corbel
course at eaves, with carved heads. Nave, chancel, west tower,
south porch, north vestry. West wall of tower built as a full-width
buttress,with offsets. Pyramidal stone-slate roof with weathervane.
Arched openings to belfry, framing bells. Corbel course below belfry.
2-light windows in lower stage. Porch has pointed-arched opening,
with shafts with moulded caps. Lancet windows to nave. Single and
paired lancets to chancel. Triple lancet east window. Interior has
fairfaced stone walls. Pointed timber barrel ceilings to nave and
chancel. Chancel arch on responds with foliage carving. Semi-
circular tower arch. Simple stone font. Furnishings appear
contemporary. East window glass by Kempe.
See Pevsner "Buildings of England, Dorset". Lytchett Heath.
Listing NGR: SY9692294514
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