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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 165263
OS Grid Reference: SE7016338650
OS Grid Coordinates: 470163, 438650
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8394, -0.9352
There is also a scheduled monument, Motte and Bailey Castle, Fishpond and Moated Site North and East of Aughton Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
ELLERTON MAIN STREET
SE 73 NW
(west end, off)
3/38 Church of All Saints
Church. Late C12 in origin with early C13 arcade, Perpendicular tower. C18
north aisle, C19 restoration. Limestone ashlar, brick north aisle and
chancel, plain tile roof. West tower, 4-bay nave with north aisle,
truncated single-bay chancel. 3-stage tower with diagonal stepped
buttresses carrying grotesque figures. Plain 5-light west window. South
side: row of relief shields and illegible inscription dated 1536 with
3-light square-headed window beneath hoodmould above. 2-light square-headed
belfry openings to each face except triple trefoil-headed lancet window to
east. Embattled parapet with 4 pinnacles. Nave south side: much restored.
Round-headed south door, with 2 roll-moulded orders to the soffit, held on
responds with scalloped capitals, largely the work of restorers. To its
left C19 paired lancets. To right a largely original 3-light square-headed
cinque-cusped window and a C19 lancet, with a reset sundial, probably C18,
between. C12 band at half height broken by later openings. Nave north
side: three 2-light casements with leaded lights. Stone coping to east
gable. Chancel: small fixed window to south. Truncated brick arch of 3
orders, probably of C16 brick, to north. East end completely rebuilt with
2-light round-headed fixed window with leaded lights. Interior: pointed
arcade on round piers with octagonal capitals. C19 replica of Norman
chancel arch with beakhead and zigzag. Early C18 chancel rail with turned
balusters. Brass commemorating Sir Richard Aske and his wife Margaret, died
1460. Norman tub font with blind round-arched interlocking arcading.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1972.
Listing NGR: SE7016238651
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Source: English Heritage
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