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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Chalbury, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8611 / 50°51'39"N

Longitude: -1.975 / 1°58'29"W

OS Eastings: 401856

OS Northings: 106840

OS Grid: SU018068

Mapcode National: GBR 30V.ZDJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 66RT.ND6

Plus Code: 9C2WV26G+C2

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107469

Location: Chalbury, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Chalbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Horton and Chalbury St Wolfrida

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Church of All Saints


Parish Church, C13 origin with C14 and C16 alterations. Extensive C18
alterations and refitting. Flint and rubble with ashlar dressings, partly
faced in brick, partly rendered. Whitewashed. Tiled roofs with some stone
slate margins. West bellcote. Chancel fenestration: east window of 3
graduated ogee, trefoil headed lights; blocked C13 lancet north; 2 C18
elliptically headed windows with leaded lights south. Nave fenestration:
west wall has C18 round headed windows with keystone and imposts; C18 round
headed south windows; north wall has 2, probably C18, windows with 4 centred
heads and reset medieval labels with carved stops. South porch has C18
archway with a semi-circular head.

Internal features: chancel arch in the form of a Palladian motif with shallow
elliptical arch and slender Tuscan columns; raised bench pew in chancel with
balustraded front and pilasters supporting canopy; C18 panelled box pews; C18
polygonal timber pulpit with panelled sides and moulded cornice; C18 west
gallery; plastered barrel-vaulted roof, that to the chancel retaining C16
moulded tie-beams, the nave having plain tie beams; C18 reading desk matching
other fittings, C15 font with octagonal stone bowl on octagonal panelled stem,
set on re-used C18 marble attic base; C18 gadrooned font in form of baluster;
C14 niche in chancel with trefoiled ogee head. Turned communion rails, 1970s,
dedicated to Sir Owen Morshead. The interior is a fine example of a C18
parish church untouched by Victorian restoration. (R.C.H.M. Dorset, Vol V,
p.2/3, no. 1.Newman J. and Pevsner N. The Buildings of England, Dorset, 1972,

Listing NGR: SU0185606840

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