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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Piddletrenthide, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8054 / 50°48'19"N

Longitude: -2.4241 / 2°25'26"W

OS Eastings: 370211

OS Northings: 100730

OS Grid: ST702007

Mapcode National: GBR MY.YRMR

Mapcode Global: FRA 56TY.TPS

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104938

Location: Piddletrenthide, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Piddletrenthide

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Piddletrenthide

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 70 SW PIDDLETRENTHIDE CHURCH LANE

9/207 26-1-56 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

GV I


Parish Church. South door and south chancel arch C12, chancel, south
porch and north vestry early C14, west tower dated 1487, north and
south aisles and nave, c 1500. General restorations of 1852 and
1880. 1852 work by Hicks, 1880 work by Ewan Christian. Walls of
ashlar, banded flint and ashlar and squared rubble. Slate roofs,
gable-ended with stone copings to nave and chancel, hipped and part
hidden behind parapets to aisles. Plan: west tower, north and south
aisles, nave, chancel, south porch and north vestry. Tower: ashlar
3-stage embattled with crocketted finials, parapet string with
gargoyles and square set buttresses with offsets surmounted by
gargoyles; west door with 2-centred head in square surround with carved
leaf enriched spandrels over which is string course bearing black letter
inscription with date 1487; 5-light, panel tracery west window; paired
belfry windows with panel tracery and pierced stone panels under 2-
centred heads with returned labels. South aisle and porch: gabled porch
left with moulded 2-centred head and continuous jambs; aisle is
embattled with string bearing gargoyles; buttresses with off-sets
bearing gargoyles; central 4-light window flanked by 2-light windows
with panel tracery under 2-centred heads; east window of 3-lights,
panel tracery under 2-centred head. North aisle: embattled; buttresses
with set-offs; 4 windows of 3-lights with panel tracery under 2-centred
heads; to left is a 6-light, panel tracery window in an alliptical head;
blocked 4-centred door. Vestry has a single lancet north and a 2-light
square headed window east. Chancel: C19 5-light, panel tracery, east
window under a 2-centred head with a stopped label; 2 similar, though
original, 3-light south windows flanking a doorway with a chamfered
4-centred head. C12 south doorway with segmental, chevron enriched
head and three-quarter shafts. Internal features: 2-centre, moulded
chancel arch with C12 south respond having scalloped captial with
beakheads, north respond a copy; 4 bay north arcade with moulded,
2-centred arches; 3 bay south arcade with 2-centred heads and capitals
having vine enrichment; 2-centred tower arch with blind tracery to
soffit; chapel/organ chamber arches are round on octagonal piers,
head corbels to responds; Cl9 roofs; 4-centred rood vice door;
probably C15 octagonal font on cylindrical stem with octagonal base;
C19 pulpit and pews; various C17, C18, C19 and C20 monuments.
RCHM, Dorset, vol I, pp 212-215, no 1. Newman, J and Pevsner N,
The Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, pp 313-4.


Listing NGR: ST7020800730

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