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Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8621 / 50°51'43"N

Longitude: -2.1792 / 2°10'45"W

OS Eastings: 387481

OS Northings: 106970

OS Grid: ST874069

Mapcode National: GBR 1Z8.V5P

Mapcode Global: FRA 66BT.DV0

Plus Code: 9C2VVR6C+R8

Entry Name: Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103303

Location: Bryanston, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Bryanston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Durweston and Bryanston St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/29 Church of St Martin

Parish church, now school chapel. 1895-8 by E P Warren for Lord Portman.
Ashlar faced brick. Stone, slate, tiled and lead roofs with end stone copings.
Plant west tower, nave, chancel, south chapel and aisle, north chapel and vestry.
Decorated and Perpendicular style. Square-set buttresses. 5-stage west tower
with octagonal vice turret and embattled parapet. Pointed west doorway. Belfry
openings are double pointed with pierced stone lights except to the south face
which has a similar single-light opening. String course continued as a label
over the openings. Nave and aisle windows are generally of 3 or (-lights under
square or pointed heads with Perpendicular tracery. East chancel window of

Internal features; 4-bay south arcade with pointed arches of 2-chamfered orders
dying into elongated octagonal piers. Similar 2 bay north arcade. Pointed tower
and chancel arches. Chancel and south chapel have segmental pointed barrel roofs,
Nave has collar-truss roof. Aisles have lean-to roofs. C20 octagonal marble font.
(F. P. Pitfield, Dorset Parish Churches A-D, 1981, p,125-128. Newman, J. and
Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.121)

Listing NGR: ST8748606969

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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