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Christchurch

A Grade II Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3246 / 51°19'28"N

Longitude: -2.0868 / 2°5'12"W

OS Eastings: 394044

OS Northings: 158393

OS Grid: ST940583

Mapcode National: GBR 2V3.TFK

Mapcode Global: VH96Y.SY4Y

Plus Code: 9C3V8WF7+R7

Entry Name: Christchurch

Listing Date: 11 September 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433938

Location: Bulkington, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bulkington

Built-Up Area: Bulkington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bulkington Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

BULKINGTON BULKINGTON VILLAGE
ST 95 NW
(north side)
7/96 Christchurch
11.9.68
GV II

Anglican parish church. 1860 by T. Cundy. Coursed rubble stone,
pantiled roof with coped verges and cross finials. Nave and
chancel with west bellcote over entrance. Planked west door in
moulded surround with attached shafts, moulded string course
carried over as hoodmould, six-point star-shaped window over.
Steeply gabled ashlar bellcote with pointed opening. South side of
nave has four pointed 2-light windows with C14-style geometric
tracery, buttresses with offsets, north side has three 2-light
windows, lean-to vestry with shouldered doorway and stack to east.
Chancel has two 2-light windows to south and north side, 3-light
window to east end, flush flanking buttresses.
Interior: entrance lobby at west end. Nave has 4-bay deep arch-
braced collar truss roof on stone corbels, exposed rafters with
chamfered soffits, polychrome tiled floor. Plain chamfered
pointed chancel arch with painted Biblical inscription, open
screen. Planked chancel ceiling, polychrome tiled floor.
Fittings: original C19 nave and chancel seating, wooden polygonal
pulpit, octagonal stone font on pedestal. Stone prayer boards
flanking altar, 1724 benefaction board on west wall of nave; gift
of Joan White.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)


Listing NGR: ST9404458393

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