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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 30 September 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 144071
OS Grid Reference: SU0705019559
OS Grid Coordinates: 407050, 119559
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9754, -1.9009
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MARTIN (east side)
13/5 Church of All Saints
Parish church. C12 origins, C13 tower added, C14 south transept added and
chancel remodelled, C15 north transept and tower rebuilt, C16 north aisle/
chapel built and chancel arch moved 1 bay to east, spire C18, C19 restoration
when porch rebuilt. Rubble stone and flint, stone dressings, plain tile roof.
Chancel has C14 windows, east restored C19, others 2-light trefoiled, trefoil
in head, 5 door N aisle/chapel has C16 windows, to north 5-light, and door;
and in north transept part C15 windows. To S in east bay of nave (once
chancel) remains of C13 S door, C19 window. In S transept mid C14 trefoiled
windows. On north nave wall 2 C15 windows restored C19, between C12 blocked
doorway of square jambs under plain tympanum. On south crude window and
hip-roofed porch. Arch and door C14 with earlier stones. Tower buttressed,
lower stage C13, upper C15 with bell openings, parapet and recessed octagonal
spire C18. Inside chancel south-east trefoiled piscina, old rear arches,
squint and C16 4-centred arch, shafted responds and bell capitals, from north
aisle. Chancel arch C16, octagonal responds and moulded capitals. Nave
has in north-east similar arch from aisle. C15 2-centred transept arches.
C13 tower arch and outline of steeper roof above. In north aisle, north
window in wider 4-centred rear arch, recess below for tomb. In south
transept trefoiled piscina and paintings on jambs suggest Lady Chapel.
Roofs C16 with moulded ribs and beams, plaster removed in chancel; transept
roofs C16. Pulpit has C16 carved panels. C18 baluster font. VCH; Vol 4;
1911; p592-4. Building of England; Pevsner; 1966; p330.
Listing NGR: SP1291418787
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