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Church of St Rumbold

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentridge, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9598 / 50°57'35"N

Longitude: -1.9541 / 1°57'14"W

OS Eastings: 403316

OS Northings: 117823

OS Grid: SU033178

Mapcode National: GBR 411.QRZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 66SK.Y86

Plus Code: 9C2WX25W+W8

Entry Name: Church of St Rumbold

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107410

Location: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge, Dorset, SP5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Pentridge St Rumbold

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Parish church, chancel 1815 (Newman and Pevsner), remainder 1855-7: 1855-7
work by Slater. Squared rubble and flint with ashlar dressings, tiled roof.
Plan: west tower, nave, chancel, south porch. In the Decorated style. West
tower: 2 stages with short broach spire; square-set buttresses; 2-light
pointed west window with curvilinear tracery; loop to first stage; belfry
has cinquefoiled lancets. Main body of church has 2-light, pointed windows
with curvilinear tracery. Pointed, chamfered door to south chancel wall.
3-light, pointed east window with curvilinear tracery and labels with head
stops. Timber south porch with pointed arch, cusped bargeboards and original

Internal features: pointed chancel arch on respond half-columns; braced,
scissor-truss roof to nave; boarded waggon roof to chancel; C19 octagonal
font; C19 pews; C19 glass; C18 wall monument to Robert and Elizabeth Browning,
great grandparents of the poet. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 53, no. 1. Newman, J
and Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p 312).

Listing NGR: SU0331617823

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