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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Todber, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9795 / 50°58'46"N

Longitude: -2.2865 / 2°17'11"W

OS Eastings: 379980

OS Northings: 120048

OS Grid: ST799200

Mapcode National: GBR 0WF.JQN

Mapcode Global: FRA 663J.71S

Plus Code: 9C2VXPH7+Q9

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 16 August 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102800

Location: Todber, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Todber

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Todber St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 72 SE

Church of St Andrew

(Formerly listed as Church of Unknown Dedication)


Parish church, C15 origin but almost entirely rebuilt 1879. 1879 work
for Elizabeth Marchioness of Westminster. Squared, coursed rubble
with ashlar dressings. Tiled, gable-ended roofs, with stone copings.
Plan: nave, chancel, south tower, north vestry. Largely Perpendicular
in style. South tower: 2 stage of medieval origin; weathered string
course; diagonal buttresses to first stage; saddleback roof;
rectangular bell openings; chamfered, 2-centred door. Mainly square
headed, Perpendicular tracery windows of 2 and 3 lights, that to
north chancel wall of C15 origin. North nave and vestry have some
paired lancets. 3-light east window with Perpendicular tracery under
a 2-centred head. 2-centred head vestry door. Octagonal ashlar
stack to coping between nave and chancel. Interior features: 2-
centred chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders and continuous jambs; C15
reset trefoiled piscina; restored C17 panelled pulpit, sounding-
board reset as reredos; arch braced, collar-truss nave roof supported
on corbels; boarded, barrel-vault chancel roof; turned communion rails;
octagonal recut C15 font on moulded base; trefoiled head vestry
fireplace; some early glass.
RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 114, no 1. Newman J and Pevsner N, The
Buildings of England: Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 423/4.

Listing NGR: ST7998020048

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