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Ruins of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weston, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5389 / 50°32'20"N

Longitude: -2.4292 / 2°25'45"W

OS Eastings: 369679

OS Northings: 71106

OS Grid: SY696711

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.4431

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SM.ZBX

Plus Code: 9C2VGHQC+H8

Entry Name: Ruins of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 16 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381920

Location: Portland, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Weston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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969-1/4/28 (South side)
16/01/51 Ruins of Church of St. Andrew


Ruins of former Anglican parish church. C12 lower part part of
chancel walls with N respond of chancel arch and S footings of
nave; reconstructed with a narrower nave in C14; abandoned mid
C18. Rubble with ashlar dressings. Remnants only of walls and
the tower base exist; of the tower the N side has chamfered
pointed arch and walling to c 3m high, as also W. Some parts
of dressed openings to E and S, with 5 plain steps. Nave floor
lower than tower. W wall stands to c 4m and c 3m to N. Former
S aisle indicated by remains of 3 piers with water-holding
bases, and remains of detached shaft with arch from chancel,
down 2 steps. The ruins are much overgrown (May 1991); they
were also disturbed by a bomb during World War II. Site
excavated by J. Merrick Head in 1898.
(Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London:
1970-: 249).

Listing NGR: SY6967971106

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