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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 227740
OS Grid Reference: TG4855502949
OS Grid Coordinates: 648555, 302949
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5675, 1.6663
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BELTON CHURCH LANE
TG 40 SE (west side)
7/5 Church of All Saints
Parish church. Nave and chancel Decorated. West tower rebuilt 1849 when
general restoration carried out. Further restorations to chancel 1866 and
to nave 1881. Flint with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roofs. Circular 3
stage tower. Cusped lancet to west. Slits to ringing chamber and louvred
cusped belfry lights. Plain parapet. Diagonal stepped east and west
buttresses to nave and 2 side buttresses to flanks. Gabled south porch of
C15 with some flushwork decoration and diagonal buttresses. 2-light side
windows. 3 2-light nave windows to north and south, the former with
reticulation units, the latter with subsidiary reticulation units within them.
Arched north doorway. Double wave moulded inner south doorway with ogee arch
and finial. 2 2-light Flowing south chancel windows and one to north, all
largely of C19 date. North and south priests' doorways. 3-light Flowing east
window of similar character. Interior. Hollow chamfered and arched tower
doorway. Scissor braced nave roof of 1881. Double chamfered chancel arch.
C13 Purbeck marble font : octagonal on plinth. Central drum with 8 orbiting
columns. Bowl has 2 incised pointed arches to each facet. Late C14 wall
paintings on north nave wall. St. James the Major to west. St. Christopher
to east of doorway. Above and east of this a very faint representation of
the 3 Quick and the 3 Dead. C14 chancel screen of 5 bays right and left of
double doors. Shafts rise to frieze of route tournants. C19 top rail. Plain
plank dado. Arch braced chancel roof of 1866. Stepped sedilia and angle
piscina in south chancel. In north chancel wall a cusped ogeed tomb recess,
Listing NGR: TG4855502949
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