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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220219
OS Grid Reference: TL9944096016
OS Grid Coordinates: 599440, 296016
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5255, 0.9385
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TL 99 NE ROCKLANDS -- '~'~
4/57 Church of All Saints
16/7/58 (Formerly listed as Church
- of All Saints and St Andrew)
Parish church. Various dates Cll-cl5, restored 1860. Flint with ashlar quoins
and slate roofs. West tower, nave, chancel. Tower late C13 in 3 stages,
stair turret to south through first stage. West door double chamfered and
blocked. Single trefoil and cinquefoil lights to second stage under square
hood moulds and 2-light cusped belfry windows supporting quatrefoil of early
C14. Nave with long and short quoins to each corner and some flintwork in
herringbone courses, probably all late C11. No buttresses. C13 gabled porch
with knapped flint and parapet. Narrow chamfered door and arch under hood
with labels. Cinquefoil niche above with ovolo hood. One cinquefoil lancet
to west of porch under hollow hood on beak stops, one 3=light Cl5 window to
east with flat top. Chancel south : 2-light cusped window supporting-encircled
petal with hood 1860; plain arched priest's door; 2-light window as nave;
reset early C14 punched quatrefoil. 3-light east window under hood. Interior
Tall tower arch. 12 C15 poppy heads on C19 bench ends. Bowl of square Norman
font. Anglo-Saxon tomb slab with 2 Alisee patee crosses connected by staff
with 4 interlace incised panels between. Octagonal font 1880 with carved
panels. Roofs panelled 1860.
Listing NGR: TL9944096016
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Source: English Heritage
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