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Description: Church of All Hallows
Date Listed: 16 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 139378
OS Grid Reference: SU4599447748
OS Grid Coordinates: 445994, 147748
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2271, -1.3427
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5229 WHITCHURCH CHURCH STREET
SU 45/4647 16.5.66 Church of All Hallows
Norman, Perpendicular, but mainly a restoration of 1866 by Benjamin Ferrey. Nave of
4 bays with wide north and south aisles, chancel, west tower, and south porch. The
nave arcades have pointed arches, with cylindrical (Norman) columns on the south side
on square bases, and shafted (Perp) columns on the north side, on the old square bases
(the 2 western being original); old pointed tower arch; the base of the tower is C15,
with a timber newel stair, with C17 alterations and restoration upper parts. Within,
there is a C15 octagonal font, brasses (of Sir Richard Brooke died 1593 and wife
Elizabeth) and 2 limestone effigies (of Thomas Brooke died 1612 and wife Susanna) on a
modern altar tomb. Frishburga's stone is a C10 arch-headed fragment with a bust
within a recess. The exterior is entirely Victorian, Early English, with lancets,
plate tracery, circular high lights, and Geometrical windows in the gables of aisles
and chancel. Walls are of flint and stone rubble, with stone dressings including
shallow buttresses having steep weatherings; the tower is rendered. Steep tile
roofing and shingled broach spire to the Tower. Half-glazed timber-framed porch on a
Listing NGR: SU4616847946
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Source: English Heritage
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