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Parish Church of Sts Peter and Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Caundle Marsh, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9177 / 50°55'3"N

Longitude: -2.4597 / 2°27'34"W

OS Eastings: 367783

OS Northings: 113234

OS Grid: ST677132

Mapcode National: GBR MX.QGNB

Mapcode Global: FRA 56QP.5LH

Plus Code: 9C2VWG9R+34

Entry Name: Parish Church of Sts Peter and Paul

Listing Date: 21 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104798

Location: Caundle Marsh, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Caundle Marsh

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Caundle Marsh St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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2/75 Parish Church of
Sts Peter and Paul

Parish Church 1857 by R H Shout. Squared, coursed rubble with ashlar
dressings. Roof of plain and scalloped tiles; gable ends with stone
copings and cross finials. Plan: nave, chancel and north porch; bell
cote between nave and chancel. Nave windows each of 2 pointed, trefoiled
lights with labels. West nave window of 3-lights under 2-centred head
with label; 'decorated' tracery with 2 quatrefoils. Chancel windows each
of 2 rounded, trefoiled lights with returned labels. East chancel window
of 3-lights under a 2-centred head with label having carved stops;
'decorated' tracery with large trefoil. Diagonal buttresses at angles
and square set buttresses at division of nave and chancel. Coved ashlar
cornice. Porch is gabled, of open timberwork on a rubble case. South
chancel door has moulded 2-centred head with continuous jambs; label has
ballflower stops. Internal features: 2-centred, moulded chancel arch
springing from short respond shafts with capitals on carved angel corbels;
chancel rerearches are supported on free standing shafts; central mullions
of windows bear carved heads; north door has shouldered rere-arch;
waggon roof to chancel, arch braced collar roof to nave, both on ashlar
pieces; stone pulput of 1920 with fielded panels; possibly C2O
octagonal font with quatrefoils bearing floral motifs; stone altar rails
and dividing walls under chancel arch; C17 table tomb bearing coat of
arms set under 4-centred arch in north chancel wall; piscina in chancel;
various C19 and c2O monuments.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 55, no 1. Newman J and Pevsner N, The Buildings
of England; Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 132. Pitfield, F P, Dorset Parish
Churches A-D, Dorset Publishing Company, 1981, pp 155-6. Architectural
Plans with a few Sketches of Old Buildings by Mr Shout, Architect,
deposited in the County Museum, Dorchester.

Listing NGR: ST6778313234

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