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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 190232
OS Grid Reference: SK6751916536
OS Grid Coordinates: 467519, 316536
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7422, -1.0013
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HOBY WITH MAIN STREET
ROTHERBY (North Side)
SK 61 NE
1/298 Church of All Saints
Church. C14 and C15 with Norman or possibly Saxon origins.
Restored by W Millican of Leicester, 1882.
Coursed and uncoursed limestone and ironstone rubble, with limestone
dressings, lead roofs to nave, aisle and tower, swithland slate roofs to
chancel, vestry and porch with ridge tiles. Chance1, vestry, nave, S aisle
and porch, SW tower. 2-bay chancel has 3-light E window with renewed
reticulated tracery and 2-light windows to S, that to SW a low-side window
with transom, and both with Ogee-arched heads to lights and quatrefoil to
head; all have hood moulds with label stops. C19 vestry to N has similar
window and door with ogee arched head, both to N side. Nave has 3 bay
clerestory of 2-light windows with Decorated tracery and hood moulds.
Blocked N door with chamfered lintel and 2-light window to NE with straight
head, reticulated tracery and hood mould. N wall below clerestory is of
uncoursed rubble including granite and sandstone. W front has 3-light
window with 4-centred head, cinquefoil-headed lights and hood mould. 3-
light window at clerestory level inserted C19 with Perpendicular-style
tracery, hood moulds and label stops. S aisle has 3-light E window with
reticulated tracery and 3-light window to S with straight head and
reticulated tracery, both with hood moulds. Triple hollow-chamfered S door
with hood mould. Porch, added C19, has timber structure on low stone walls
and barge-boarded gable. 3-stage tower has 2-light window to bottom stage W
with quatrefoil to head and hood mould, small rectangular 1-light windows to
middle stage and 2-light bell-chamber openings with quatrefoils to heads and
hood moulds. Off-set clasping buttresses and battlemented parapet with
quatrefoiled lozenge frieze to base of parapet and gargoyles to angles.Aisle
has offset buttress between bays, offset angle buttress and plain stone-
coped parapet. Battlemented parapet to clerestory.
Interior: Chancel has piscina with blank trefoiled head.
Nave has 3-bay S arcade with octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches,
polygonal W respond and carved head corbel to E end. Blocked round-headed
arch above lower window at W end of nave.
S aisle has piscina with chamfered arch and nailhead to hood mould. Nave
has carved wood corbel, of former roof. Tower built within W end of S aisle
has double-chamfered arches to E and N with polygonal responds.
Royal Arms of George IV; oil on canvas.
C19 altarpiece, oil on board, forming complete scheme of decoration to
chancel with panelling and screen to arch between chancel and vestry.
C17 communion table wien turned legs, partly renewed, and stretchers.
Monuments: Wall monument in tower of veined white marble to Thomas Hartopp
d.1727 and arms to shaped top; shaped apron. Also in truer slate wall
monument recording benefactions of Mrs Catherine Gregory of Hoby in her will
Other early-mid C19 wall monuments of white marble on slate grounds to
member of Seaman, Burnaby and Cruttall Pierce families.
Buildings of England Leics 1984 p363-4.
Listing NGR: SK6751916536
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