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Latitude: 50.6844 / 50°41'3"N
Longitude: -1.5101 / 1°30'36"W
OS Eastings: 434704
OS Northings: 87305
OS Grid: SZ347873
Mapcode National: GBR 793.3AG
Mapcode Global: FRA 77Q8.HHT
Entry Name: All Saints Church
Listing Date: 18 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1209349
English Heritage Legacy ID: 393063
Location: Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO40
County: Isle of Wight
Civil Parish: Freshwater
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight
Church of England Parish: Freshwater All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/09/2012
All Saints Church
Parish church. This may contain the remains of a Saxon 2 cell
church but the nave arcades are late C12, the windows are C13
and the tower is C15, the whole much restored 1872-4. Built of
Isle of Wight stone rubble with tiled roof. Nave and aisles
with west tower and chancel with north and south chapels.
Central west tower with C13 arched doorway and window below
and giant arch supporting upper part of the tower which is
C15, crenellated, with corner stone finials. South aisle has 4
windows, mainly double lancets with quatrefoils over. C19
gabled south porch with kneelers, cross-shaped saddlestone and
arched doorcase. South chapel has 1 double pointed arched
window. North aisle has 4 windows, mainly double lancets, with
quatrefoil and plain lancet at the end. Gabled north porch and
gabled north vestry. C19 chancel with 3 double lancets with
trefoils. Interior has late Norman nave of 3 bays having
cylindrical piers and square abaci with slight chamfer of
c.1200, lengthened by 1 bay in C13. The transept responds are
also of c.1200. C19 roof of arch braced type. Nave has C17
marble wall plaque with skull above and coat of arms and 2
Georgian wall plaques. Coat of Arms of Queen Victoria 1857
over North porch. Aisles have C19 scissor-braced roof. South
aisle has late C14 Compton brass, Knight with lion. South
chapel has late C13 tomb recess, cusped with pierced
quatrefoiled circles. Chancel, which was extended in 1872-4
has Victorian roof of arch-braced type. Memorial to Alfred
Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) who is buried in Westminster Abbey.
(Pevsner: B.O.E. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: 744).
Listing NGR: SZ3470487305
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