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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 16 March 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 143244
OS Grid Reference: SU7458825298
OS Grid Coordinates: 474588, 125298
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0222, -0.9379
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STEEP CHURCH ROAD
SU 72 NW
9/49 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
Parish church. C12, C13, C14, 1838 and 1875. Rubble walls of different dates,
some cemented sections, stone dressings, buttresses at the west end. Tile roof.
Nave and chancel, with south aisle (four bays) of 1180, north chapel and west tower
added but later (c.1200) merged as a wide north aisle, chancel renewed C13, upper
part of tower 1875 by R W Edis, c19 north and south porches. The exterior has
lancets, some of the C13, with a cinquefoil above the west end of the nave. The
prominent bell tower has a steeple with exaggerated broaches, a timber-framed bell
stage, and battered sides hung with scalloped tiles. Inside, the arcades are
supported by cylindrical columns, the earlier on the south side with scalloped
caps, the north having moulded caps: there are remains of the rood stair. A late
medieval roof has king posts (the nave with modern tie-beams). The C14 font is
hexagonal on six short shafts around a central shaft. There are wall monuments of
1740, 1741, 1743, 1756, 1780, 1820, 1829 and others of the early c19. A window
contains etched glass, as a memorial to the poet Edward Thomas.
Listing NGR: SU7464025294
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Source: English Heritage
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