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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 23 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 221007
OS Grid Reference: TF7917804186
OS Grid Coordinates: 579178, 304186
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6059, 0.6446
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TF 70 SE
8/10 Church of All Saints
Parish church. Medieval and later. Extensive C19 restoration. Flint with
ashlar dressings. Plaintile and lead roofs. Circular west tower; nave with
aisles and south porch; chancel. Tower probably Norman with a C14 bell stage.
One small ground floor window to south with arched lintel. West window C14
with cusped ogee arch and hood mould. One Norman first floor loop with arched
lintel. 2 decorative bands of dark knapped flint in position of ground and
first floor ceilings. Off-set below bell-stage. 4 2-light cusped Y-traceried
bell openings. Octagonal crenellated parapet. North aisle with Victorian
tracery. South aisle with similar Victorian windows to south, one C13 lancet
to west and a 3-light Y-traceried window to east. Victorian porch in late-
Medieval style. Restored C14 doorway with wave mouldings, double hollow
mouldings and carved head label stops. C13 chancel with 5 lancet windows to
north 5 to south and triple lancets to east beneath a continuous hood mould.
Gabled buttresses to east wall. Interior. Early C14 3-bay south arcade of
quatrefoil piers supporting 2 orders of hollow chamfered arches. The square
core of each pier is left protruding slightly. North arcade Victorian in
precise imitation. Simple doorway into tower with chamfers ending in broach
stops. Plain chamfered chancel arch on polygonal responds. Chancel east
windows with moulded scoinson arches supported on detached shafts. Pair of
aumbries to north. Victorian wagon roof. South aisle with trilobe piscina
niche and a Victorian stoop in imitation. Victorian font in Transitional
Listing NGR: TF7917804186
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Source: English Heritage
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