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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 26 November 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 129357
OS Grid Reference: ST9893396982
OS Grid Coordinates: 398933, 196982
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6716, -2.0168
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KEMBLE KEMBLE VILLAGE
ST 99 NE
7/60 Church of All Saints
Anglican parish church. Tower of C13 with spire of 1824, remainder
rebuilt 1872-8 by Medland and Son, mainly Early English style.
Coursed and dressed stone with freestone dressings, stone slate
roof, coped verges with saddlestones, and cross finial to east.
West tower, nave with north aisle and chapel, and south porch and
aisle, chancel. Tower of 3 stages faced in render with string
courses and flat angle buttresses incorporating 4 coffin lids
probably of C13 in south-east buttress. Parapet with heavy moulded
cornice and plain recessed spire with surmounting cross. Long
paired or single openings on upper stage, with lancet or straight
heads, some louvred for belfry. Pointed arch west door, being the
only access into the tower, no access from church. On north side,
aisle formed by 2 cross gabled wings, each with triple lancet,
chapel has rose window above small doorway, and chancel has 2
single lancets with small buttresses between, raking out at level
of string course below sills. Large south porch has image niche
over entrance and chevron moulded doorway. Three Perpendicular
windows to south aisle, with Early English sedilia and piscina.
Interior has boarded faceted roof. West wall has series of black
and white marble wall monuments to Coxe family. (David Verey,
Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979).
Listing NGR: ST9893396982
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Source: English Heritage
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