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Parish Church of St Christopher

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6585 / 50°39'30"N

Longitude: -2.277 / 2°16'37"W

OS Eastings: 380512

OS Northings: 84351

OS Grid: SY805843

Mapcode National: GBR 10B.M4N

Mapcode Global: FRA 673B.JQK

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Christopher

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108827

Location: Winfrith Newburgh, Purbeck, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Winfrith Newburgh

Built-Up Area: Winfrith Newburgh

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: The Lulworths, Winfrith Newburgh and Chaldon

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 8084, SY 8184, SY 8185, SY 8085
20.11.59 (South-West Side)
Parish Church of
St Christopher


Parish church. C12 origin, chancel C13, nave and tower C15, porch C17, north aisle
added, east wall of chancel rebuilt and church considerably restored C19. Walls of
stone slates, nave and aisle roofs of slate. Nave, north aisle of four bays, west
tower, south porch, chancel with organ chamber on north. East wall of chancel has
three lancet windows. C19. South wall has two lancets with ogee heads and priest's
door - all C13. South wall of nave has a four-light C15 window - restored. Similar
window west of the porch. Porch has a segmental-arched doorway. Inner doorway to
the nave is C12, in two orders. The tower is of three stages with battlemented
parapet and good carved gargoyles. The top stage has two-light belfry windows with
stone louvres. Second stage has single-light windows. West wall of the lowest
stage has a three-light window - all C15. The north aisle, C19, has Perpendicular
style windows. North doorway has elaborate "Norman" detail and may include some
re-used C12 material. Internally, pointed chancel arch of Transitional Norman form
on scalloped caps and responds. All roofs are of C19 date, of queen post form in
nave and chancel and braced collar form in aisle. Several C18 wall tablets.
Pulpit, pews and font all C19.

Listing NGR: SY8051284351

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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