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Church of All Saints, Frinton and Walton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 119899

OS Grid Reference: TM2191819356
OS Grid Coordinates: 621918, 219356
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8287, 1.2192

Location: 4 Church Lane, Frinton and Walton, Essex CO13 0JU

Locality: Frinton and Walton
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO13 0JU

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Listing Text

TM 21 NW
8/48 Church of All Saints
Parish church, rebuilt circa 1866, Sir Arthur Blomfield. Flint and stone
dressings. The C15/C16 west tower of red brick with black header diapering.
Red plain tiled roofs, pierced ridge tiles. Chancel, Nave, North Aisle, North
Vestry, South Porch. Chancel, angle buttress with stone gables, moulded plinth,
lower band, upper band follows through below the 3 east graduated lancets and
over the 2 south wall and one north wall lancets. 2 centre arched doorway to
south wall. Nave south wall, moulded plinth, 2 buttresses, three 2 centre
arched windows of 2 cusped lights with cusped roundels over. Gabled south
porch, forward buttresses, moulded 2 centre arched doorway. Stone roundel
inscribed IHS over. North aisle lean-to roof, 3 buttresses, 2 small cusped 2
centre arched windows to each bay, doorway to east wall. Gabled north west
vestry. Angle buttresses, 3 light window under a square head to north wall,
segmental headed doorway to west wall. Small western vestry with roof hipped to
north, buttress to north west angle, single light northern window and door to
west wall. Crenellated west tower of 3 stages. Raised and crenellated
semi-octagonal south east stair turret. Semi-octagonal buttresses to other
angles. Moulded brick plinth. Moulded brick west window of 4 pointed lights,
vertical tracery over, 2 centred head and label. Brick moulded and chamfered
western doorway, 2 centred head and jambs of 3 orders, label over. Small
chamfered louvres with segmental pointed heads to north and south walls. Each
face of bell chamber has a cusped 2 light louvre with vertical tracery over
under a 2 centred head, moulded brick label over. A memorial mallet used at the
stone laying 4th August 1865 relates that "The Tower and Original Church date
from 1413." Interior. Barrel vaulted Chancel roof. Arched braces on stone
corbels support small 4 armed crown post Nave roof. C19 stained glass windows.
Carved wood altar. 4 bay north arcade, plastered and chamfered 2 centred
arches, moulded capitals and bases to circular columns. C19 octagonal font with
wooden cover. C19 octagonal carved wood pulpit on stone base. Tower arch, 2
centred of 4 chamfered orders. Monument to Henry Rice 1812, by Hinchliffe of
London, kneeling mourning female figure. Graded II* for the fine tower. RCHM

Listing NGR: TM2191819356

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Source: English Heritage

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