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Latitude: 50.8969 / 50°53'48"N
Longitude: -2.0036 / 2°0'12"W
OS Eastings: 399845
OS Northings: 110828
OS Grid: ST998108
Mapcode National: GBR 30F.Q88
Mapcode Global: FRA 66PQ.WSM
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 18 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304213
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107373
Location: Gussage All Saints, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21
District: East Dorset
Civil Parish: Gussage All Saints
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Gussage All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
GUSSAGE ALL SAINTS
ST 91 SE HARLEY LANE
5/36 Church of All Saints
Parish church, C14 with upper stage of tower C15. North vestry and general
restoration of 1864, by Ewan Christian. Flint and rubble walls with ashlar
dressings; tower partly in ashlar and partly in banded flint and ashlar.
Tiled roofs with gable stone copings. Shallow 2-stage buttresses. Plan:
nave, chancel, south tower above porch and north vestry. 2-light pointed
windows with curvilinear tracery. Similar 3-light east chancel window and
west nave window. 3 stage south tower with embattled parapet and square-set
buttresses to the first stage. 2-light belfry windows with Perpendicular
tracery and stopped labels. Polygonal vice with original door to west.
Pointed south arch to porch of 2 chamfered orders.
Internal features: C19 chancel arch (said to be by Hicks) of 3 chamfered
orders the innermost springing from a respond shaft with C19 carved capitals;
vestry arch of 3 chamfered orders; cusped rere-arches to windows; C19, 4-bay
arch braced collar roof to nave springing from wall shafts with C19 carved
capitals; C19 waggon roof to chancel; C14 recess with crocketted ogee head
and other enrichments; piscinae in nave and chancel; continuous C19 scroll-
moulded string course to nave; 2 floor brasses with black letter inscriptions,
one dated 1574 and the other 1508; C14 font with octagonal bowl on cylindrical
stem; C18 organ by Walker; other fittings largely C19. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V,
p.18-19, no. 1., Newman J and Pevsner N., The Buildings of England: Dorset,
Listing NGR: ST9984010829
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