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Parish Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in West Chelborough, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8467 / 50°50'48"N

Longitude: -2.6524 / 2°39'8"W

OS Eastings: 354166

OS Northings: 105447

OS Grid: ST541054

Mapcode National: GBR MN.VV4Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 56BV.NJ6

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303553

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105883

Location: West Chelborough, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: West Chelborough

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: West Chelborough St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WEST CHELBOROUGH
WEST CHELBOROUGH
ST 50 NW
HAMLET
Parish Church of
1/135
St Andrew
11.11.66
I
GV
Parish Church. Chancel and nave rebuilt C15, when nave extended to west.
South tower added in 1638. Restored in early C19, and in 1894 when north
vestry added. Rubble-stone walls and dressings. Stone slate roofs with
stone gable-copings and crosses at apices. Chancel: 3-light east window
with roundel in head, C19. North and south walls have 2-light windows with
quatrefoil in head under pointed arches. Nave: north wall, early C15 window
of two trefoiled lights with vertical tracery in a 2-centred head with moulded
reveals. South wall has a C15 window, altered in the C17, of two pointed
lights with tracery in a 2-centred head. C15 south doorway has chamfered
jambs and rebuilt pointed head. South tower, of 2 stages with a plain parapet
and pinnacles. Ground stage forms a porch and has a doorway with ovolo and
hollow-chamfered jambs and an elliptical head. Bell chamber has one loop
light in the south wall, and two in the west wall. Panel on south parapet
with inscription: "William Lardar Esq. Thomas Horsford Warden 1638."
Interior: pointed chancel-arch with moulded jambs, C15. C19 roofs, arch-
braced with high collars. Fittings: Font, stone tapering cylindrical bowl
with 5 bands of ornaments conventional leaves, cable, diaper, zigzag, small
dog-tooth, mid C12. Wall-monument, freestone recess and effigy, round-arched
with enriched mouldings and strapwork soffit, spandrels with shields-of-arms,
cornice with damaged female figures. Effigy of woman in bed with infant at
her side. To a member of the Kymer family, early C17. Wall monument of 1716.
Communion rails, C18.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.91(1))


Listing NGR: ST5416605447

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