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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Piddletrenthide, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8193 / 50°49'9"N

Longitude: -2.402 / 2°24'7"W

OS Eastings: 371775

OS Northings: 102271

OS Grid: ST717022

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.XR8C

Mapcode Global: FRA 56VX.XP8

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104974

Location: Piddletrenthide, 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


9/243 26-1-56 Church of St John
the Baptist

- II

Chapel. 1848, by Benjamin Ferrey. Coursed squared rubble with
ashlar dressings. Gable-ended,tiled roof with stone copings. bearing
cross finials. Embattled parapet to nave. Plinth. Strings to
parapet, plinth and below windows. Plan: nave, chancel and south
vestry. Gabled west bellcote with 2 cinqfoiled openings. Nave
windows-are of 2 cinqufoiled lights under 2-centred heads. Norh and
south chancel windows are lancets. East window is of 3 cinqufoiled
lights with 'perpendicular' tracery. All major windows have labels
with carved head stops. Vestry has square headed window of 2 trefoiled
lights and 4-centred head door. West door has moulded, 2-centred head
with continuous jambs. Buttresses at angles and between nave windows.
Interior features: 2-centred moulded chancel arch, inner order running
into respond shafts with moulded capitals and bases and outer orders
continuous with jambs; 2-centred, moulded bellcote arch with respond
shafts bearing moulded bases and capitals; Hammer beam roofs with
moulded purlins and wall plates, the nave having wind-braced purlins;
late Cl2 monolithic, cylindrical stone font with flutings on
cylindrical stem; other fittings C19.
RCHM, Dorset, vol Iii, p 2l5-2l6. No 2.

Listing NGR: ST7177502271

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

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