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Parish Church of Saint Mary, Charborough

A Grade II* Listed Building in Morden, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7802 / 50°46'48"N

Longitude: -2.1075 / 2°6'27"W

OS Eastings: 392515

OS Northings: 97852

OS Grid: SY925978

Mapcode National: GBR 31V.200

Mapcode Global: FRA 67G0.YKR

Entry Name: Parish Church of Saint Mary, Charborough

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Last Amended: 28 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120553

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108403

Location: Morden, Dorset, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Morden

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Almer and Charborough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


3/125 Parish Church of Saint Mary,
20/11/59 Charborough


Formerly listed as "Chapel of St Mary, Charborough House". Parish Church.
Rebuilt 1775. - replacing a medieval church and remodelled 1837. Plastered
walls, with stone dressings, slate roof, with battlemented parapet. Small
bell turret with spirelet at west end. Simple rectangular plan - no structural
chancel. In early Gothic Revival style. Single pinnacles at angles, and over
east gable. Classical cornice and pilasters. Side walls have 2-light windows
with simple tracery. East and west windows of 3 lights, with Perpendicular
style tracery. At west end, an open porch with slender column s supporting
depressed 4-centred arches carrying battlemented flat roof. Internally, a
pitched timber roof with moulded panelled ceiling with painted Coats of Arms
at intersections. Several C18 and early C19 wall monuments including one by
Sir Richard Westmacott. A considerable amount of imported C17 carved wood-
work - mostly Flemish, installed in 1823, (commemorative tablet on west wall).
This includes 2 carved brackets in nave, candelabrum in nave, communion
rails, altar table with reredos, stalls on south wall of sanctuary, surmounted
by another reredos , reading desk, 2-decker pulpit. Early C19 painted glass
in east window. Graded II* for furnishings. RCHM Monument 2.

Listing NGR: SY9251597852

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