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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 6 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 187263
OS Grid Reference: TF0061206369
OS Grid Coordinates: 500612, 306369
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6457, -0.5144
TF 0006-0106 TINWELL MAIN ROAD
13/175 (south side)
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
Church, C13 with C15 alterations, restored C19. Nave with aisles and clerestory,
chancel, west tower, gabled north porch and south vestry. Of coursed rubble with
ashlar dressings, and shallow-pitched lead roofs (coping for previous roof visible
on east face of tower). 3-stage west tower has Collyweston stone slate saddleback
roof with coped gables, 2-light Decorated bell-openings and round-headed entrance to
west. Mostly C15 fenestration to body of church, although C13 triple lancets
survive at west end of both aisles, and the easternmost window of the south aisle.
C19 Decorated east window. Priest's door in south side of chancel. Rainwater head
dated 1781 to south aisle. Interior has C19 roofs. North arcade removed. South
arcade of 3 bays has pointed arches, circular piers and abaci, chamfered arches.
Plain capitals. Pointed chamfered chancel arch supported by cylindrical piers with
stiff-leaf capitals and circular abaci. Arms of George I in relief above. Chancel
contains late C16 monument to Elizabeth Cecil, sister of William, 1st Lord
Burleigh. C19 fittings and stained glass.
N. Pevsner, Leicestershire and Rutland, P.328
Listing NGR: TF0061206369
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