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Church of Saint John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Tincleton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7256 / 50°43'32"N

Longitude: -2.319 / 2°19'8"W

OS Eastings: 377581

OS Northings: 91821

OS Grid: SY775918

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZH.GJN

Mapcode Global: FRA 6715.6DB

Entry Name: Church of Saint John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106345

Location: Tincleton, Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Tincleton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Tincleton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 79 SE

9/156 Church of Saint John
the Evangelist


Anglican Parish Church. Built 1849, Architect Benjamin Ferrey. Rough ashlar
walls with ashlar dressings. Tiled roofs with coped gables. Nave, chancel
with vestry on south, north porch. Gabled bell-cote at west end, with 2
bell openings. Angle buttresses to nave. In north wall of nave three
2-light windows with geometrical tracery and hoodmoulds, divided by
buttresses with gabled offsets. Inner and outer doorways to porch have
moulded arches with shafts with moulded caps. Good ironwork to door. In
north wall of chancel a moulded arched door, with hoodmould, 2 lancets with
cinquefoil cusping, and hoodmoulds. Diagonal buttresses to chancel, with
gabled offsets. East window of 3-lights with geometrical tracery, and
hoodmould. Vestry, on south, has in east wall, a square headed 2-light
window with Perpendicular tracery and hoodmould. Similar window in south
wall, with reticulated tracery. South wall of nave has two 2-light windows
and buttresses as in north wall. West of these, a lancet with trefoil
cusping, and hoodmould. In west wall, 2 lancets with traceried heads under
single relieving arch. Interior, walls plastered. Chancel roof has cusped
principals and windbracing, - principals carried on angel corbels. 2-bay
arcade to vestry has octagonal columns with moulded capitals and moulded
arches. Alabaster reredos flanked by arcading. 2 early C19 memorials on
north wall. Nave has arch braced collar beam roof, principals carried on
moulded corbels with carved heads. C19 stone pulpit. On north wall,
monument to George Baynard, 1693 with broken curved pediment, urns, scroll
brackets, Coat of Arms below tablet. West of door, monument to Rachel
Baynard, 1669, with crest above tablet, flat apron to cill with primitive
carving of cheru'b's head. On south wall, monument to Maria White, 1718,
tablet flanked by Tuscan columns, entablature with broken curved pediment
and scroll brackets. Coat of Arms below cill, with cherub's head and winged
skull. C12 stone font with circular fluted bowl on C19 or C20 base. (RCHM
Monument 1 Dorset Vol III)

Listing NGR: SY7758191821

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