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Church of the Holy Spirit and St Edward

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6116 / 50°36'41"N

Longitude: -1.9594 / 1°57'33"W

OS Eastings: 402965

OS Northings: 79095

OS Grid: SZ029790

Mapcode National: GBR 459.HG5

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.2H9

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Spirit and St Edward

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108273

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

VICTORIA AVENUE
1.
5190
Church of the Holy Spirit
and St Edward
SZ 0279 SE 5/145
II

2.
Roman Catholic. Built 1904. Designed by Canon A Scoles. Purbeck Stone walls.
Modern tiled roof. Nave chancel, west (liturgical south) transept. Open bell-cote
over crossing. Built in a "Decorated" Gothic style. The "west" (the north) wall has
a central arched doorway with a sculptured tympanum. Above this is a large traceried
window. Two-light traceried windows to the nave. The interior has plastered walls.
Canted plaster ceilings to nave and chancel, that to the nave with wood ribs.
Paintings behind the high altar and chapel (transept) altar c1926. That behind the
high altar depicts Saint Edward (of Corfe Castle). Purbeck Stone boundary walls to
Victoria Avenue and Rempstone Road, with "rustic" capping. Modern iron gates.


Listing NGR: SZ0296579095

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