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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 1 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 190234
OS Grid Reference: SK6614919930
OS Grid Coordinates: 466149, 319930
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7729, -1.0209
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SK 61 NE Church of All Saints
Church. C13-C15. Top stage of tower rebuilt C18 and chancel rebuilt 1787.
Chancel, nave, S aisle, S porch and W tower. Ironstone ashlar, limestone
and grey sandstone dressings, lead and sheet metal roofs. l-bay chancel has
4-light E window with cusped intersecting tracery and hood mould. Off-set
angle buttresses and battlemented parapet with stone to E gable with raised
lettering Which reads:
GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO / ROBERTUS COMES FERRIUS / HOC SACRARIUM
REEDIFICAVIT / ANNO DOMINI 1787. Nave has 3-window clerestory of 2-light
windows with cinquefoil-headed lights, 2-light window to NE, prdmbly of
1787, with cusped Y tracery and blocked chamfered N door with imposts.
S aisle overlaps tower and has 3-light window to SE with intersecting
tracery and hood mould. 2-light window to SW with Y tracery, hood mould and
label stops and faucet W window. C18 6-panel S door, chamfered and hollow-
chamfered doorway with imposts and hood mould in shallow C18 porch with
battlement parapet with off-set angle buttresses and shafted doorway with
2-stage tower has 2-light window to bottom stage W with quatrefoil to head
and hood mould. Bell-chamber stage of red brick with limestone quoins and
2-light bell-chamber openings with blank quatrefoils to head and pointed
trefoil-headed light. Chamfered stone eaves and pyramidal lead roof.
Interior: Double-chamfered chancel arch, chamfer continuous outermost and
polygonal responds innermost with moulded capitals.
3-bay S arcade with octagonal piers, polygonal responds, moulded capitals
those to E pier and E respond with foliage and heads.
Screen in tower arch probably late C18 panelled and with Gothick tracery
Font: Square with panelled sides. Stem has corner shafts with some
nailhead ornament. Sculpture: Carved stone inside base of tower - a bare-
headed bust with vestments and crozier under semi-circular hood mould.
Probably Norman but possibly Anglo-Saxon.
Stain-glass: Early C19 painted glass shields with arms of Shirley and
Buildings of England Leics 1984 p. 357.
Listing NGR: SK6614919930
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Source: English Heritage
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