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A Grade II Listed Building in Sandown, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.6523 / 50°39'8"N

Longitude: -1.1612 / 1°9'40"W

OS Eastings: 459392

OS Northings: 83960

OS Grid: SZ593839

Mapcode National: GBR 9DM.17R

Mapcode Global: FRA 87GB.TPT

Plus Code: 9C2WMR2Q+WG

Entry Name: Christchurch

Listing Date: 14 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310205

Location: Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Sandown

Built-Up Area: Sandown

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Sandown Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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1352-0/4/168 Christchurch

Church. Built 1845 by Woodman of Reading in Early English
style with further additions by Woodman in 1861 and by S E
Tomkins in 1874 who added the North aisle. Built of coursed
Isle of Wight stone with tiled roof. Built north to south.
Nave and chancel in one, north and south aisles and north-west
tower with integral porch. South-west tower of 2 stages
surmounted by stone steeple. Pointed arched doorcase with
carved human mask corbels. 1 trefoliated lancet. Upper stage
has clock face and bell openings with double lancets having
quatrefoils above. Nave has stepped buttresses and 5 double
trefoliated-headed windows with quatrefoil motif above.
(Ritual) west door has a circular rose window above and
pointed arched doorcase with granite columns dated 1878.
Transeptual Chapel and vestry. (Ritual) east window has
geometrical tracery.
Interior has 3-bay nave with circular columns to (ritual)
north aisle and octagonal columns to (ritual) south aisle.
2-bay chancel, the arcades having naturalistic stiff leaf
capitals. Roof of arched braced type, with through purlins.
Octagonal stone font. Some stencilled decoration, including
organ pipes. The Princess Royal Chapel (to the right of the
altar) has a stained glass window donated by the Crown
Princess of Germany in 1874 (Princess Victoria).

Listing NGR: SZ5939283960

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