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Church of All Saints, Preston

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 November 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 129414

OS Grid Reference: SP0440500893
OS Grid Coordinates: 404405, 200893
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7068, -1.9376

Location: Preston, Gloucestershire GL7 5PR

Locality: Preston
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5PR

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Listing Text

(north side)
3/115 Church of All Saints
Anglican Church. C13 and C14, restored in 1862. Random coursed
rubble stone with flush quoins, stone slate roof with coped gables,
and very fine tiered C14 bellcote to east end. West tower, nave
with transepts and south porch, chancel with small north vestry.
Perpendicular tower of 2 stages on plinth, with string course,
stepped diagonal buttresses and embattled parapet, small stair
tower in south east corner, double belfry lights on each face.
West face has Tudor-arch doorway and 3-light window above with two
carved heads over. South porch has large trefoil archway, coped
gable and small side buttresses, trefoil niche to right on inside.
Windows of different periods on each of three sides of south
transept and in south side of chancel. Three-light east window
with Early English surround. Nave roof of five bays with collar
beams and arched braces carried of C19 carved stone corbels. Small
stepped chancel arch, and plain chamfered transept arches, all of
C13. East side of chancel arch has three fine C13 wall tablets,
piscina and sedilia on south side remodelled in restoration,
encaustic tile floor of C19. Norman font. (David Verey, The
Buildings of England - Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, (1979).)

Listing NGR: SP0440500893

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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