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Church of St Gabriel

A Grade II Listed Building in Morcombelake, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7408 / 50°44'26"N

Longitude: -2.8443 / 2°50'39"W

OS Eastings: 340518

OS Northings: 93800

OS Grid: SY405938

Mapcode National: GBR PL.NZNR

Mapcode Global: FRA 47X4.5P3

Entry Name: Church of St Gabriel

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401245

Location: Stanton St. Gabriel, Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Stanton St. Gabriel

Built-Up Area: Morcombelake

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch Canonicorum with Stanton St Gabriel and Fishpond St Candida and Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 49 SW STANTON ST GABRIEL MORECOMBELAKE

6/112 CHURCH OF ST GABRIEL
5.9.60
- II

Chapel-of-Ease. Built 1841 on a fresh site. Nave and Chancel. Rubble walls
with ashlar stone quoins. Slate roof with stone gable copings. Sanctus bell
cote at west gable end, with stone coping and cross over. West end porch with
trefoil panel with "God is Love" carved thereon. 2-centred arch entrance with
straight chamfer. North vestry with lower pitched roof and pointed door in
the west wall. Whole structure is of one storey with paired stone mullion
windows with 4-centred heads. These are trefoil-cusped in the chancel with
labels over.

Interior: chancel-arch with straight chamfers and sunk quadrant mouldings
dying into the responds. Chancel roof with wooden scissor-bracing. East
window with ogee panel tracery. Wooden rood-beam and attached responds
salvaged from old St Gabriel's Church. Pulpit: wooden, hexagonal with plain
trefoil-cusped panels. Font: C19 stone bowl and stem with one band of inter-
lace ornament. "RCHM, Dorset I", p 223 (2). '_.


Listing NGR: SY4051893800

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