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Church of All Saints, Saxby All Saints

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165858

OS Grid Reference: SE9921916694
OS Grid Coordinates: 499219, 416694
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6374, -0.5008

Location: Church Lane, Saxby All Saints, North Lincolnshire DN20 0QB

Locality: Saxby All Saints
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN20 0QB

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Listing Text


(east side)

7/58 Church of All Saints



Church. Rebuilt 1845-9 by George Gilbert Scott, with some re-used medieval
details; tower rebuilt in 1873 by Neville. Vestry added in 1880. Limestone
ashlar with Westmoreland slate roof. Late C13 Gothic style. 5-bay nave
with north aisle, south porch and tower adjoining south side; 3-bay chancel
with vestry adjoining north side. Nave: buttresses, chamfered plinth; 2-
light trefoiled windows with pierced quatrefoils above, pair of west lancets
with pierced quatrefoil above. North aisle: 2 lancets and 2 similar 2-light
trefoiled windows with quatrefoils, re-set C13 trefoiled lancets to east and
west; corbel table with two carved head spouts, coped parapet. Gabled
timber porch on ashlar plinth. 4-stage tower with chamfered plinth, angle
buttresses, chamfered string courses; pointed chamfered door to first stage,
lancets to second stage, 2-light Y-traceried windows to third stage,
similar louvred belfry openings to top stage, with clockface of 1893 to
east. Cornice, angle gargoyles, embattled parapet with crocketed angle
pinnacles; short spire with wrought-iron finial. Chancel: plinth,
buttresses, cill band; lancets with hoodmoulds, single pointed 3-light
traceried east window. Interior. Arcade of cylindrical piers, octagonal
east respond, carved head corbel west respond; double-chamfered round
arches. West lancets have nook shafts, moulded arches and hoodmoulds with
carved head stops. Double-chamfered pointed arch to organ chamber/tower on
carved head corbels. Double-chamfered pointed chancel arch on octagonal
responds. Continuous hoodmould to chancel windows; east window with nook
shafts and hoodmould with headstops, south east window has a wooden seat
below flanked by trefoiled niches cut into the window reveals. Wooden
credence shelf on north wall supported on a fine medieval carved head
corbel. Monuments in chancel include: finely-inscribed marble wall tablet
to Rev John Consett of 1783; marble tablet of 1831 to John Barton and wife
Margaret with arms in relief by Skelton of York; large ashlar tablet to John
Watson Barton, probably of late 1840s, with richly-carved Gothic-style
ornament by R Brown of London. Original fittings include carved ashlar
pulpit, carved wooden altar rails and pew ends, and stained glass. North
aisle east window painted by C E Kempe, 1876. N Pevsner and J Harris, The
Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 349.

Listing NGR: SE9921916694

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Source: English Heritage

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