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Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hanford, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8999 / 50°53'59"N

Longitude: -2.2209 / 2°13'15"W

OS Eastings: 384564

OS Northings: 111178

OS Grid: ST845111

Mapcode National: GBR 1YT.HBJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 667Q.GMM

Entry Name: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Last Amended: 11 June 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103323

Location: Hanford, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Hanford

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Childe Okeford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 81 SW

1/47 Church of St Michael
4-10-60 and All Angels (formerly listed
as Parish Church)

Parish Church, now school Chapel. Possibly medieval in origin but largely
remodelled, C17 (datestone 1650). Ashlar with stone-slate roof. Undiffer-
entiated nave and chancel with west porch. The east window is of 3 cinquefoiled
lights and Perpendicular tracery under a pointed head. The remaining windows
are of 2 lancet lights with plain spandrel lights under pointed heads. Porch
has a south doorway with,lugged, moulded architrave over which is an idiosyn- -
cratic entablature with a highly pulvinated frieze, the whole supporting a
moulded elliptical archway. Double C17 plank door.

Internal features: plastered barrel roof; C19 wall painting to east end by
Mrs Symer of the mansion: C19 glass: other fittings largely C19.

Pevsner disputes the C17 date for the main body of the church, favouring a
later period. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.III, p. 101/2, no. 1. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N.,
The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.225. )

Listing NGR: ST8456411178

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