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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 9 February 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 251406
OS Grid Reference: SU5048594194
OS Grid Coordinates: 450485, 194194
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6443, -1.2718
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SUTTON COURTENAY CHURCH STREET
SU5094 (East side)
7/90 Church of All Saints
Church. Romanesque west tower and nave; Cl3 chancel; C14 north and south aisles,
and clerestory; C15 south porch. Coursed stone rubble to south aisle; uncoursed
stone rubble to clerestory, chancel, and tower; brick south porch; roofs of
clerestory, nave, aisles, and tower not visible; old plain-tile roof to chancel,
4-bay aisled nave, 3-bay chancel, and west tower. 2-storey porch to left of
centre of south aisle. 4-centred stone archway with quatrefoil spandrels and
hood having plank studded door. Inner 2-centre arched doorway with wood
tracery-ribbed door. 2-light stone mullion windows with cusped lights and hood
moulds to left and right returns of porch and to first floor. 3-light
rectilinear tracery windows to left, right of centre, right and to right return
of south aisle. 2-light, geometrical tracery window to left return of south
aisle. Five 2-light stone mullion windows with cusped lights to clerestory.
4-centred stone arched doorway to centre of chancel with plank door. 3-light
Perpendicular tracery window to left of chancel. 2-light reticulated tracery
window to right of chancel. East end of chancel: 4-light intersecting tracery
window. 3 lancets to left of north side of chancel; 3-light Perpendicular
tracery window to right. 3-light rectilinear tracery windows to north aisle.
Lancet to right return of north aisle. 2-light geometrical tracery window to
left return of north aisle. C20 two-light reticulated tracery window to left of
clerestory. Y-tracery windows to left and right of centre of clerestory. 2-light
Reticulated tracery window to centre. Tower: of 4 stages. C19 Romanesque doorway
to west side with plank door. Romanesque lancets to north and south faces of
second stage. Round-arched Romanesque window to west face with dog-tooth
moulding to arch, on round columns. 2-light plate-tracery windows to each side
of third stage. Corbel to string-course between third and fourth stage. 2-light
Y-tracery louvred openings to each face of fourth stage of tower. Interior:
arch-braced collar truss roof to chancel. Perpendicular roof to clerestory.
Lean-to roofs to aisles. Late C13 tomb recess to chancel with re-cut effigy of
(Buildings of England: Berkshire: p235-6, 1975)
Listing NGR: SU5048394191
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