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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 31 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 142221
OS Grid Reference: SU8217436277
OS Grid Coordinates: 482174, 136277
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1199, -0.8273
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SU 83 NW HEADLEY HIGH STREET
8/35 Church of All Saints
Parish Church. C14 Tower, the church being rebuilt 1859, by Flockton of Sheffield.
Stone walls, and tiled roof. Aisleless nave (1380 rebuilt 1859), and chancel with
north vestry, south porch (1899) and west tower. Plain roof. Ashlar walls, with
buttresses (diagonal to chancel), plinth, coupled traceried windows beneath
hoodmoulds, large east window and west window to the south side of the nave. The
tower, of 1380, has a castellated parapet with corner pinnacles (added when a
steeple was burnt down in 1836). The gabled porch has a timber france on a low
stone wall. Inside, there are Victorian fittings, one early feature being the
tower arch at the north side of the nave west wall, where it gives entrance to the
lower original floor level; the other feature is the nave roof, having original
king-post trusses. Beside the font, on the floor, are 2 small brasses of c1510
of a male and female figure. The nave has good wall monuments, of the C18 and
early C19, and at the extreme west end, at each side, are C18 (repositioned) altar
paintings, one of Moses and the other Aaron, shown as turbanned figures within a
wide frame with arched head. The small window on the north side of the chancel
contains medieval glass (c1260) showing a saint, kneeling for execution.
Listing NGR: SU8217236177
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Source: English Heritage
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