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Latitude: 50.892 / 50°53'31"N
Longitude: -1.9675 / 1°58'2"W
OS Eastings: 402384
OS Northings: 110282
OS Grid: SU023102
Mapcode National: GBR 41T.TNL
Mapcode Global: FRA 66RR.5BW
Entry Name: Ruins of Knowlton Church
Listing Date: 18 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120071
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107613
Location: Woodlands, Dorset, Dorset, BH21
District: East Dorset
Civil Parish: Woodlands
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Woodlands The Ascension
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
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1/154 Ruins of Knowlton
Former Parish Church, now in ruins. C12 origin, tower porch and north chapel
C15, with aisle C18, abandoned in late C18. Walls mainly of flint, tower of
flint and stone banding. Nave, chancel, north chapel, north aisle, south
porch, west tower. Tower of 2 stages, with chamfered plinth, and parapet.
String courses at base of parapet and below belfry level. In belfry, each
face has a single light square-headed window with inner trefoiled arch. At
lower level, one rectangular window in south face and in west face, remains of
a 2-light square-headed window with trefoiled lights. Foundations only of
porch. In south nave wall, south doorway with plain round arch. Lower part
of a single light window. In chancel, lower walls only survive. Chapel
retains a diagonal buttress and lower part of window. Foundations only of
north aisle wall. Internally, remains of north arcade with one C18 round
arch. Chancel arch, round with plain square voussoirs and chamfered imposts.
Moulded corbel on east wall of chapel. Tower arch, pointed, of 2 chamfered
orders. Sited in centre of a Neolithic henge Monument. Scheduled Ancient
Monument, M18. (R.C.H.M. Monument 1. Dorset Vol V).
Listing NGR: SU0238410282
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