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Former Church of the Holy Rood (Now Redundant)

A Grade II Listed Building in Coombe Keynes, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6564 / 50°39'23"N

Longitude: -2.224 / 2°13'26"W

OS Eastings: 384261

OS Northings: 84105

OS Grid: SY842841

Mapcode National: GBR 21Q.NKG

Mapcode Global: FRA 677B.MDJ

Entry Name: Former Church of the Holy Rood (Now Redundant)

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108558

Location: Coombe Keynes, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Coombe Keynes

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wool, East Burton and Combe Keynes

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 8484
20.11.59 (East Side)

former Church of the
Holy Rood (now


Redundant church. Tower C13, rest of church rebuilt 1860-61. Architect Thomas
Hicks. Stone walls, stone slate roofs with coped gables. Nave, chancel, north
porch and west tower. Tower of two stages with pyramidal roof and shallow clasping
angle buttresses. Simple lancet windows - those in upper stage with pierced stone
panels. South wall of nave has four plain lancet windows, with intermediate
buttresses. Chancel has two similar windows. North elevations similar, but with
porch replacing one nave window. Porch has pointed arched doorway with lancet
window over.
Internally, roof of pine, of trussed rafter form, with arch-braced trusses. Some
C18 graveslabs in floor. C13 chancel arch - re-set. Most furnishings removed.
North wall to churchyard of brick, former boundary with The Old Parsonage.
RCHM Monument 1.

Listing NGR: SY8426184105

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