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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 10 May 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 228203
OS Grid Reference: TG3034014976
OS Grid Coordinates: 630340, 314976
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6835, 1.4064
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TG 31 SW SALHOUSE BELL LANE east side
7/70 Church of All Saints.
Parish church. C14, with later rebuilding which was not completed. Flint
with limestone dressings. Thatched roof continuous over nave and chancel.
North aisle roof felted, south porch tiled. West tower, nave, chancel, south
porch, north aisle. Squat, square west tower (probably never completed) with
staged diagonal buttresses with flushwork panels. Embattled parapet partly
rebuilt in brickwork. Square traceried sound holes. Three-light Perpendicular
west window. South wall has three 2-light windows with'Y' tracery and one
3-light Perpendicular window; two staged buttresses. Small priest's door
into chancel with brick jambs, four centred arched head stops to hood mould.
Diagonal corner buttresses, parapeted east gable. External wall monument
to Ward family on north chancel wall. Two-light 'Y' traceried aisle windows;
north doorway with double chamfered arched head. Interior : nave and west
tower no longer co-axial, leaving only part of tower arch exposed. C14 north
arcade of five bays with double-chamfered arches on octagonal piers : one
capital carved with heads, the others with foliage. Nave and chancel roots
of crown post construction with arch braces to collars and to collar-purlin.
Scissor-braced rafters. North aisle roof with arch-braced principal rafters
on wall posts and ball-flower corbels. Solid spandrels to braces. Moulded
purlin with carved bosses at intersections with principal rafters. Plain
octagonal font with traceried panels in stem. Pulpit with C16 traceried panels
and hour-glass stand. Some poppy-head bench ends, and one misericord, with
carved head, survives in chancel. Two grave slabs, probably C12, set in west
wall of tower.
Listing NGR: TG3034014976
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Source: English Heritage
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