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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tarrant Monkton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8789 / 50°52'43"N

Longitude: -2.0811 / 2°4'51"W

OS Eastings: 394393

OS Northings: 108820

OS Grid: ST943088

Mapcode National: GBR 30J.W44

Mapcode Global: FRA 66JS.929

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103712

Location: Tarrant Monkton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Tarrant Monkton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Tarrant Monkton with Tarrant Launceston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


13/84 Church of All Saints

Parish Church, chancel c.1400, nave and tower C15, some refenestration and
alterations both C16 and C18, general restoration, north aisle, south chapel
and north porch 1873. Banded ashlar and flint with ashlar dressings, tiled
roofs with stone gable copings. Plan: nave, chancel; west tower; north aisle;
north porch; south chapel. West tower: partially rebuilt C18; 2 stages separated
by ashlar plat-band; diagonal and square-set buttresses; 2-light C15 west window
with square head with chamfered loop above; C18 east belfry window of 2-lights
flanked by reset medieval head stops; reset C15 west belfry window of 2-lights
in pointed head; plain parapet above moulded string with gargoyles. Nave: C19
north window of 3-lights under square head; south wall has 2 medieval, 3-light
square headed windows. Chancel: C18 lancets of one and 2 lights to north and
south walls; C18 east window of 3 graduated lancets; south wall has restored
medieval with chamfered, pointed head and continuous jambs. The aisle and
chapel have C19 one, 2 and 3-light windows with curvilinear tracery. C19 open,
gabled timber porch.

Internal features: pointed chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders, the outer
continuous and the inner dying into the responds; pointed tower arch of a
single chamfered order continuous with the jambs; 2 bay arcade with segmental
pointed arches of 2 chamfered orders, the outer continuous with the responds and
square pier; segmental barrel roof to chancel; C19 braced scissor-truss roof with
ashlar pieces to nave; C19 collar-truss roof to aisle; late C17 octagonal pulpit
with 2 heights of fielded panelling and enriched cornice; C12 font with tapering
square bowl with 4 rounded headed panels per side on plain centre shaft with
4 cornershafts; C19 monuments; other features largely C19 or C20. (RCHM, Dorset,
vol.IV, p.108/9, no.1., Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England:
Dorset, 1972, p.419.)

Listing NGR: ST9439308820

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