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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 197205
OS Grid Reference: TF0135471532
OS Grid Coordinates: 501354, 371532
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2312, -0.4831
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GREETWELL CHURCH LANE
TF 07 SW
3/38 Church of
Parish church. C11, early C13, late C14, heavily restored in
C19. Coursed limestone rubble. Plain tiled roofs with
decorative red ridge tiles. West tower, nave with south porch,
apsidal chancel. Early C13 west tower heavily restored in C19.
West side with re-set round C11 window with looped decoration.
Single slit light above with another slit light above that. 2
string courses above. Bell openings on all 4 sides, each with
pair of pointed lights with chamfered surrounds. Moulded eaves
above and pyramidal roof. Steeper pitch of earlier nave roof
visible on east side. North side of nave late C14 with window to
west with triangular head, 2 round headed cusped lights and
vertical tracery. Blocked pointed doorway to east with
fragmentary hood mould. C14 window beyond with segmental head, 2
cusped round headed lights and vertical tracery. Apse with
string course and 3 plain round headed windows. South side of
nave with 2 windows with segmental heads, 2 cusped round headed
lights and vertical tracery. Remains of large, blocked Cll
keyhole window in between. South porch with single small
rectangular lights in east and west sides. Round headed south
archway with chamfered inner order, moulded polygonal capitals
and abaci. Porch interior flanked by stone benches. Pointed C14
doorway with moulded jambs and head in one, inner order filleted,
hood mould and plank door. Interior tower arch Cll, broadened at
a later date, with round chamfered head, chamfered imposts and
rectangular quoined jambs. Tall Cll chancel arch with round
head, chamfered imposts and rectangular quoined jambs. North
side of apse early C13 tombstone re-set, inscribed: "Hic Jacet
Adanz de London Quandam Rectoristius ecclesiac cujus aizinzae
propiehir Deus". 2 C18 ashlar monuments in apse to Richard Lely,
died 1734 and Anna Lely, died 1733. Marble gravestone in apse
floor to Robert Dalyson, died c.1620. South wall of nave a
square opening containing piscina and partially blocked
rectangular opening to west. C13 font heavily restored in C19,
with octagonal plinth surrounded by 8 shafts, their stiff leaf
capitals forming broad band round base of plain rectangular bowl.
Black and white marble monument to Thomas Kitchen, died 1809.
Various C19 monuments. C19 pulpit and ornately carved chair.
Listing NGR: TF0135471532
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Source: English Heritage
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