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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 140840
OS Grid Reference: SU3759525450
OS Grid Coordinates: 437595, 125450
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0272, -1.4653
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BRAISHFIELD CHURCH LANE
SU 32 NE
5/21 Church of All Saints.
Parish Church. 1855 by W Butterfield. Red brick in English bond with blue
brick diaper patterns, stone dressings, plain tile roof. Plan of chancel and
nave under one roof with N aisle and E vestry under outshot; SW porch. E end
has 3-light trefoiled window with 3 quatrefoils in head, and in end of vestry
paired lancet window. S side has at W of chancel 2-light trefoiled window
with quatrefoil in head, and to W sloping topped buttress denoting end of chancel.
At E of nave 2-light window with quatrefoil in head. To W 2 2-light windows
with blank heads. At W end gabled brick porch with end of timber screen reaching
to gable with arch below. Inside pointed doorway with impost and label. All
windows of plate tracery just below sills string course. Toothed eaves on N side
vestry to chancel projects slightly and has to W rectangular light. Aisle has
at E end in centre 2-light pointed window and to W chimney and boilerhouse lean-to.
To W tall 2-light window with label. Over W bellcote of tilehung lower part each
side of ridge. Weatherboarded belfry has 4 louvred bell openings taking up each
side with tracery in corner ones. Tiled roof starts as low pitched offset,
crowned by short spire and weathervane. Inside chancel E end typical Butterfield
with stained glass window of Christ carrying cross. Wall painted with 4 Gospel
writers, panelling below and on side walls. Well carved choir stalls with
poppyhead finials. No chancel arch but braces on truss come down to corbels.
3 bay aisle of pointed arches on round capitals and piers. To E lower pointed
archway opposite door, under heavy octagonal font with carved panels tapering onto
spurred square base. NE carved pulpit, like stalls. Boarded arch braced roof
off heavy wallplates. Contemporary furnishings and light fittings.
Listing NGR: SU3780325883
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