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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 16 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 138033
OS Grid Reference: SU4684757868
OS Grid Coordinates: 446847, 157868
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3180, -1.3292
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SU 45 NE BURGHCLERE OLD BURGHCLERE
16.5.66 Church of All Saints
Circa 1100, 1200, 1400, C17, restored 1861. Aisleless Norman nave, extended westwards
in Early English style, with a north transept of circa 1400, Early English chancel,
Cl7 bell turret at the west end. Plain tile roofing, pyramid roof to the bell-turret,
which has boarded sides. Walling of flint and stone with stone quoins; the transept
has flint and stone alternating horizontal bands. There are lancets to the chancel,
coupled 'Perpendicular' windows with hood-moulds, simple tracery in the transept and a
(restored) west windowofplate tracery. There is a pointed arch to the priest's door,
and the north and south Norman doors of the nave remain (though blocked) with
scalloped tympanum on the south and a recessed order on detached columns on the north
side; the Early English west door has a moulded pointed arch of 3 orders, with 2 sets
of shafts on each side. The plain interior has at the west end the arch-braced
timber-frame of the bell turret, supported on brackets. The fittings are Victorian
except for bench pews of the C16. There is a large classical monument in the chancel
(to Anne Eyre, 1748), a wall monument in the nave of 1759, several tomb slabs of the
C17 nd early C18 period, and 2 hatchments above the chancel arch. At each end of the
church on the south side there projects a mausoleum of extremely plain form, with
lead-covered low pitch roofing and fine stone ashlar walling, with slightly-recessed
Listing NGR: SU4777458316
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Source: English Heritage
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