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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Iwerne Courtney or Shroton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.935 / 50°56'5"N

Longitude: -2.2268 / 2°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 384158

OS Northings: 115080

OS Grid: ST841150

Mapcode National: GBR 1YF.7TV

Mapcode Global: FRA 667M.SBJ

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103181

Location: Iwerne Courtney or Shroton, Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Iwerne Courtney or Shroton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: East Orchard with Margaret Marsh St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


1/93 Church of St John
14-7-55 the Baptist


Chapel of Ease, possible of medieval origin though extensively rebuilt in 1856 and
restored 1899. Rough ashlar with ashlar dressings. Roof of tiles and stone-
slates. West-gable bellcote dated l839 (RCHM). Simple rectangular plan in the
'Perpendicular' style. Pointed east window of 3 lights under stopped label.
North wall has 2 2-light square headed windows. The south wall has a pointed
2-light square-headed, window yo the east and to the west 2 single light square
headed windows flanking a pointed, roll-moulded doorway. The roof is a ribbed,
plastered barrel vault. Fittings removed (RCHM, Dorset vol III, p 127/8, no 2).

Listing NGR: ST8415815080

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