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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Hinton Martell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8551 / 50°51'18"N

Longitude: -1.9814 / 1°58'52"W

OS Eastings: 401406

OS Northings: 106179

OS Grid: SU014061

Mapcode National: GBR 311.9VZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 66QV.5WV

Plus Code: 9C2WV249+3C

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107491

Location: Hinton, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Hinton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Hinton Martel St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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12/33 Church of St John
the Evangelist


Parish Church, 1870 by J Hicks and G R Crickmay possibly with the involvement
of Thomas Hardy (Brocklebank). Flint, rubble and ashlar with ashlar
dressings. Tiled roofs with stone gable copings. Plan: nave, chancel, north
aisle; north organ chamber; west tower; south porch. West tower: 3 stages
separated by weathered strings; embattled parapet; octagonal north vice
turret; west window of 3 plate tracery lights under a pointed head; second
stage has 2 reset C15 trefoiled single light windows; belfry has square headed
windows of 2 trefoiled lights. North aisle: west window of 2 trefoiled,
plate tracery lights under pointed heads; east window of 3 graduated lancets;
north wall has pairs and triplets of trefoiled lancets. Nave: 2 light square
headed window with Perpendicular tracery left of porch; right of porch are 2
reset late C15/early C16 square headed windows with labels having carved
stops. Chancel: south wall has reset C14 pointed, 2-light window with
Y-tracey left and a C19 copy right; east window of 3 lights with intersecting
tracery, under a pointed head with a label with head stops. Porch has
pointed, moulded arch with label with head stops.

Interior: pointed, moulded chancel arch with respond shafts having moulded
caps and bases; 4 bay, pointed arcade with piers of 4 clustered shafts having
moulded caps and bases; the east respond has C19 foliage carving; chancel to
organ chamber arch segmental pointed of 2 chamfered orders; 4 bay arch-braced
scissor truss roof to nave springing from carved corbels in the form of the
Evangelists and Old Testament characters; pointed, ribbed barrel vault to
chancel springing from carved angels; aisle has arch-braced collar and king
post roof with bracing; C19 stone pulpit with carved panels; C19 glass, C13
font of Purbeck marble, with octagonal bowl having panels with pointed heads
on octagonal stem and base; C19 monuments reset under tower; C19 pews etc; C20
painted tower screen. (R.C.H.M. Dorset Vol V, p.30, no. l.Newman J and
Pevsner N The Buildings of England Dorset, 1972, p.229. Brocklebank, J.
Victorian Stone Carvers in Dorset Churches 1856-1880, 1979, p.49-50. A Short
Guide to the Church and Village of Hinton Martell, Rev Wm. H Barnard, 1977).

Listing NGR: SU0140606179

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