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Church of All Saints, Wellingborough

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 233789

OS Grid Reference: SP8956767808
OS Grid Coordinates: 489567, 267808
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3011, -0.6879

Location: Midland Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 1HF

Locality: Wellingborough
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN8 1HF

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Listing Text

SP86NE (South side)
4/131 Church of All Saints
- II

Church. c.1867-8 enlarged 1890, by A. Buckeridge. Rusticated and banded
limestone and ironstone with slate roof. Aisled nave, chancel with apse, south
chapel and north and west porches. Single storey with undercroft. Apse of
3-window range of 2-light windows with plate tracery and quatrefoil above. South
elevation: vestry of 2-window range of single lancets with 2-light undercroft
windows below; similar east windows. South aisle of 5-window range of 2-light
windows with plate tracery and quatrefoil above. 2-stage butresses between
windows and lean-to roof with chamfered cornice. 2-window range of chancel
behind lady chapel is of two 2-light windows with plate tracery and quatrefoils
above. North aisle of 4-window range, similar to south aisle with gabled parch
to right. West gable elevation has lean-to porch with 4 pairs of small lancet
windows and lean-to roof. 3 tall lancet windows above with octagonal window in
gable. Nave clerestory of 5-window range of double lancets. Flat buttresses
between windows. Blank half bay at west end is repeated in the aisles below,
South chancel clerestory of 2-window range of quatrefoils. Pitched roof with
ashlar gable parapets, bellcote at east end and finial at west end. Interior:
double-chamfered chancel arch with flat responds. 5-bay nave arcade of single
chamfered arches on circular piers with large foliated capitals; all decorated
with limestone and ironstone banding. South aisle has half arch to vestry. Pair
of double doors with pointed heads, to west porch. Wooden barrel roof. Double
sedilia and piscina to south of altar. Panelling to apse has gilt foliated
decoration. Large marble altar. Perpendicular style rood screen with crucifix
above and painted pulpit are early C20. Stained glass by Kempe; apse window of
1887 depicting Biblical scenes, south aisle window 1893 depicting Biblical
scenes and the Saints, north aisle windows 1903 depicting the Saints.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.452).

Listing NGR: SP8956767808

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Source: English Heritage

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