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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304342
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108273
Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19
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
Church of the Holy Spirit
and St Edward
SZ 0279 SE 5/145
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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