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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7067 / 50°42'24"N

Longitude: -2.5266 / 2°31'35"W

OS Eastings: 362912

OS Northings: 89805

OS Grid: SY629898

Mapcode National: GBR PW.G1Q6

Mapcode Global: FRA 57L6.PJ4

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403855

Location: Winterbourne Steepleton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterbourne Steepleton

Built-Up Area: Winterbourne Abbas

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: The Winterbournes

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON
SY 68 NW STEEPLETON VILLAGE

8/154 Church of St Michael
26-1-56
GV I

Parish Church. C11 quoins to nave, C12 nave rebuilt, C14 west tower and
porch, C15 chancel, C17 and C18 alterations, blockings and repairs. West
Tower, Nave, Chancel, South porch. Rubble-stone walls with Ham stone dressings.
Slate roofs. Nave retains long-and-short work quoins, C12 north and south
doorways, north blocked, both plain with roll-moulded label. Fenestration
is C15, windows of 3 cinquefoiled lights with vertical tracery in a two-centred
head. Labels and head-stops. South wall at west end has an early C18 window
of 2 lights for the west gallery. West Tower, 3 stages, 2 stages diagonal
buttresses, surmounted by a plain parapet. Later (C18) octagonal stone spire
with corner pinnacles. Chancel: has a C15 south window of 2 cinquefoiled
lights with vertical tracery in a 2-centred head with a label. C19 east
window. South porch has a C14 outer entrance with chamfered jambs and a
2-centred head under a label. For full architectural description and fittings;
see:
(RCHM Dorset II, p.395(1))


Listing NGR: SY6291289806

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