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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 191922
OS Grid Reference: TF2321850176
OS Grid Coordinates: 523218, 350176
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0347, -0.1639
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TF 25 SW BROTHERTOFT HOLLAN FEN
1/8 Church of
Former Chapel of Ease dedicated as Parish Church in 1924. 1812,
chancel added 1880. Red brick in English bond, Westmorland and
Welsh slate roofs, with stone coped gables. Timber louvred
octagonal cupola with domed lead top. Nave and chancel. At the
west end a traceried door with pointed wicket under a Tudor
pointed arch. The 3 bay side wails of the nave have 3 brick
bands to the base, and a corbelled out eaves, the slightly
advanced central bay contains a 3 light window under a brick
Tudor arch. It is flanked by single pointed 3 ight windows. All
nave windows have wooden tracery and leaded lights. Lead
rainwater hoppers. The later chancel has a triple lancet east
window with ashlar surround. On the south wall of the nave an
ashlar sundial over the central window. Interior. At the west
end a panelled gallery with finely dentillated and fluted
friezes, fluted pilasters, supported on slender cast iron
columns. Plain narrow pointed chancel arch. Matchboard dado
panelling to nave. Fittings. Facetted square pulpit matches
panelled gallery. The gallery has its contemporary bench seats.
Royal Arms. C19 octagonal font. The Chapel of Ease was built
following a subscription raised by the patron and rector of
Algakirk, to serve the inhabitants of the new settlements formed
by the draining of the Fens under the Act of Parliament passed in
1767. Source: Whites Directory 1856.
Listing NGR: TF2321850176
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Source: English Heritage
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