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Parish Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Goathill, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9534 / 50°57'12"N

Longitude: -2.4628 / 2°27'46"W

OS Eastings: 367585

OS Northings: 117214

OS Grid: ST675172

Mapcode National: GBR MX.N7TG

Mapcode Global: FRA 56QL.BBT

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 31 July 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105588

Location: Goathill, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Goathill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

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Listing Text

ST 61 NE -
6/48 Parish Church of
31.7.61 St Peter
- II
Parish Church. Some C13 remains, largely rebuilt early C19 (date 1804
on west gable). Chancel restored in 1873. Nave re-roofed in 1878. Rubble-
stone walls, with diagonal buttresses to chancel. Clay tile roof (nave)
and stone slate roof (chancel), with stone gable-copings. Gabled bell-cote
on west gable, with crosses on other gables. Nave and chancel. Nave has
two single lancets on south wall, and a late C13 lancet on north wall, of
one trefoiled light with a label. Chancel has two lancets on south wall,
and 3 stepped lancets for each window. South porch, rubble-stone walls and
clay-tile roof with stone gable-coping. Entrance has a four-centred head.
Plank-and-muntin door, with four-centred head, C19. Interior: small, pointed
chancel arch, C19. Nave roof, semi-circular barrel, C19. Fittings: Font,
tapering cylindrical bowl with central roll-moulding and chamfered stone
plinth, C12. Pulpit: stone, with panelled and traceried sides, C19. Glass:
east window, four roundels (a) a triple crown (b) a lily-pot with the
initials W.I. and S.I. both C16; (c) and (d) fragments made up into shields,
(RCHM Dorset I, p.119(1))

Listing NGR: ST6758517214

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