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Latitude: 50.6414 / 50°38'29"N
Longitude: -2.1277 / 2°7'39"W
OS Eastings: 391062
OS Northings: 82424
OS Grid: SY910824
Mapcode National: GBR 221.NVZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 67FC.WCZ
Entry Name: Chapel of St John the Evangelist (Creech)
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323359
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108696
Location: Steeple with Tyneham, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Steeple with Tyneham
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Wareham Lady St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY98SW MORETON GRANGE ROAD
9/239 (West Side)
Chapel of St John the
Small chapel-of-Ease - formerly private chapel to Creech Grange. Built 1746 by
Dennis Bond, incorporating C12 chancel arch from East Holme Priory. Rebuilt C19
except for north transept. In "Norman" style. Ashlar stone walls, stone slate
roofs with coped gables - part re-covered in asbestos sheeting. Nave, chancel,
north transept south vestry. West tower. Square tower with smaller square turret
with open arches and pyramid roof on moulded cornice. Round-headed window to nave,
with shallow buttresses between. Triple east window. Internally, good C12 chancel
arch, of two orders with chevron and nailhead ornament. Jamb shafts with carved
capitals. Chancel windows have inner moulding in "Norman" style. Corbel table at
eaves. West doorway and tower arch incorporate some C12 stonework. Plastered
barrel ceilings to nave and transept. Boarded barrel ceiling to chancel.
RCHM Monument 2.
Listing NGR: SY9106282424
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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