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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 30 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166841
OS Grid Reference: TA0490870212
OS Grid Coordinates: 504908, 470212
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1171, -0.3965
TA 07 SW THWING CHURCH LANE
3/71 Church of All Saints
Church. C12 origins, datestones 1686, 1691, west tower 1901. Ashlar
with slate roofs, 3-bay chancel, 4-bay nave with north door and north
aisle with east chapel, C20 south porch, west tower. West tower:
3 stages. Chamfered plinth, 2 flat-headed belfry openings with clock
between them under battlemented parapet. Nave: chamfered plinth, lancet
to left, pointed window with Perpendicular tracery under a hood-mould to
left of south porch, pointed window with Reticulated tracery to right of
south porch. South door of c1150 with spiral nook-shafts and capitals
with saltire crosses supporting quirk-and-chamfer imposts and round
arch, with chevron ornament, enclosing tympanum with carving of Paschal
lamb beneath chevrons. Coped parapet concealing low pitch roof, coped
gable with cross finial. North door in double-chamfered pointed opening
with datestone over 'ROBERT ROPPER JOHN STEVENSON 1686'. Flat-headed
2-light window to right with datestone over 'D. D. THO. EBOR. 1691'.
Lower chancel: 3-light flat-headed south window with C19 curvilinear
tracery. Pointed 3-light east window with Reticulated tracery under
hood-mould. Plain close verges. Interior: C20 nave roof incorporating
re-set C15 bosses, C15 north nave arcade of octagonal piers on raised
moulded bases with moulded capitals supporting pointed double-chamfered
arches: double-chamfered pointed strainer arch on pentagonal corbels,
that to north with carving of human figure. East chapel has long squint
to chancel, trefoil-headed piscina, and re-set C12 grotesques. Chancel
arch of c1150 of 3 orders enriched with deep roll mouldings supported on
responds on raised bases with saltire crosses to capitals of outer
order, scallop capitals to inner order. C12 tub font with lozenge
decoration. Recumbent effigy of priest in sacramental robes with
chalice in north aisle. Porch has re-set carved fragments.
Listing NGR: TA0490570215
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