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Church of Saint Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7773 / 50°46'38"N

Longitude: -2.1712 / 2°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 388023

OS Northings: 97536

OS Grid: SY880975

Mapcode National: GBR 20F.3WC

Mapcode Global: FRA 67B1.3YK

Plus Code: 9C2VQRGH+WG

Entry Name: Church of Saint Michael

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103414

Location: Anderson, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Anderson

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Winterbourne Zelstone with Tomson and Anderson St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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7/1 Church of Saint Michael

Former parish church, now redundant. Medieval origin, transept added 1755,
whole Church largely rebuilt 1882. Architect Walter J Fletcher, of Wimborne,
Nave, Chancel, south transept, south porch. Walls, nave of flint and stone
banding, transept of flint and brick bonding, chancel plastered. Chamfered
plinth. Tiled roofs with stone eaves courses, coped gables and ornamental
ridge tiles. Double stone bell cote at west end, gabled, with trefoiled
arches, supported on a shallow pilaster buttress on west wall. C19 porch
in angle of nave and transept, of glazed timbering on flint and stone base,
with stone slate roof. West of this a 2-light square-headed window with
trefoiled lights. 2-light traceried window in transept. Single-light
square-headed windows, with trefoiled lights, in north and south chancel
walls. 2-light pointed arched traceried window in east wall. North wall
of nave has two 2-light square-headed windows with trefoiled lights.

Internally, chancel has a pine roof with cusped braced principals. Nave and
transept roofs of pine, arch-braced. C19 pine pews and pulpit. Small C19
octagonal font. Bowl of. earlier font on floor of transept, with part of base.
On south wall of nave a circular marble monument to Margaret Golpine, died
1803, signed J Brine. 1807.

Churchyard wall, probably C19, of brick, with shallow piers and plain coping.
(RCHM Monument 1. Dorset. Vol.III)

Listing NGR: SY8802397536

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