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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Gussage All Saints, Dorset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VVXWW+QH

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107373

Location: Gussage All Saints, Dorset, BH21

County: 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

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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,
1972, p.218.)

Listing NGR: ST9984010829

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