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Chapel of St John the Evangelist (Creech)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Steeple, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6414 / 50°38'29"N

Longitude: -2.1277 / 2°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 391062

OS Northings: 82424

OS Grid: SY910824

Mapcode National: GBR 221.NVZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67FC.WCZ

Entry Name: Chapel of St John the Evangelist (Creech)

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108696

Location: Steeple, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Steeple with Tyneham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wareham Lady St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY98SW MORETON GRANGE ROAD
9/239 (West Side)
20.11.59
Chapel of St John the
Evangelist (Creech)
GV
II*


Small chapel-of-Ease - formerly private chapel to Creech Grange. Built 1746 by
Dennis Bond, incorporating C12 chancel arch from East Holme Priory. Rebuilt C19
except for north transept. In "Norman" style. Ashlar stone walls, stone slate
roofs with coped gables - part re-covered in asbestos sheeting. Nave, chancel,
north transept south vestry. West tower. Square tower with smaller square turret
with open arches and pyramid roof on moulded cornice. Round-headed window to nave,
with shallow buttresses between. Triple east window. Internally, good C12 chancel
arch, of two orders with chevron and nailhead ornament. Jamb shafts with carved
capitals. Chancel windows have inner moulding in "Norman" style. Corbel table at
eaves. West doorway and tower arch incorporate some C12 stonework. Plastered
barrel ceilings to nave and transept. Boarded barrel ceiling to chancel.
RCHM Monument 2.


Listing NGR: SY9106282424

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