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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 9 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195293
OS Grid Reference: TF2935188307
OS Grid Coordinates: 529351, 388307
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3758, -0.0570
There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in All Saints' Churchyard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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SOUTH ELKINGTON CHURCH LANE
TF 28 NE
7/41 Church of
Parish church. C13, C14, C15, C16. Nave rebuilt 1843. Chancel
rebuilt 1873. Chalk rubble, ironstone and limestone dressings,
slate and lead roofs to aisles. Western tower, nave with
clerestory, aisles, south porch. The 3 stage ironstone faced
tower has plinth, 2 string courses, embattled parapet, and
stepped angle buttresses. On the south side is a C14 2 light
window to middle stage, and to belfry stage are paired C19 lights
in 4 directions. C19 west door with 4 centred arched head and
above a 3 light C16 window with double concave chamfered surround
and moulded hood. The chalk north aisle has in the west wall
reset C13 paired lancet with plate traceried head and roundel.
In the north wall are 5 paired C19 lights with geometric tracery
over and moulded hoods. The clerestory consists of 4 paired
lights in deep hollow chamfered surround with moulded hoods, in a
C16 style. The vestry has a shouldered north door. To the east
is a cast iron C19 pump, and the east wall has a 2 light C19
window. The chancel east window is C19, of 3 lights, with
geometric tracery to the head and continuously moulded surround.
The south wall has 2 paired lights with geometric roundels over.
In the east wall of the south aisle is a C15 2 light window,
trefoil heads to the lights with chamfered rectangular surround
and moulded hood. In the south wall are 3 restored early C16
light windows, cusped heads to the lights and hollow moulded 4
centred arched surrounds. Clerestory matches that to the north.
The gabled south porch has a lead roof and continuously moulded
C16 outer doorway and a matching inner doorway, both with hollow
mouldings. Interior. 4 bay south arcade is early C13 with
circular piers, annular capitals, double chamfered arches with
moulded hoods and stops recut C19. The north arcade is similar
but with foliate capitals and is all C19. The single chamfered
arch is C19 with moulded octagonal responds. The chancel arch is
moulded and chamfered with wall shaft responds of marble. The
nave roof is basically C19 but incorporates C15 carved wooden
figures to the hammer beams. In the chancel north wall is a
moulded and chamfered archway to vestry and beyond a gabled C19
aumbry. There is an elaborate sculptured stone reredos flanked
by blank arcades, all painted and gilded. C19 organ decorated
with pierced and gilded traceried panels. The chancel roof is
divided into square panels with moulded ribs and bosses and has
decorative roundels containing paintings of saints. The rear
arch of the chancel east window has angle shafts. C19 stained
glass in chancel and aisles. All fittings are C19 apart from the
C15 octagonal font which has shields and quatrefoils on the
Listing NGR: TF2935188307
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Source: English Heritage
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