Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 272278
OS Grid Reference: SJ9540929489
OS Grid Coordinates: 395409, 329489
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8629, -2.0696
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SANDON CHURCH TARE
Church of All Saints
SJ 92 NE 16/1 24.1.67.
A late C12 or early C13 church, virtually rebuilt circa 1300 with C14 north
aisle and later additions. Stone with tile roof. Nave with aisles, chancel
and Perpendicular south-west tower. Fine arch braced roofs. North aisle elaborately
remodelled in 1851 as a family chapel of the Earls of Harrowby. Well restored
by W D Caroe in 1923 and later. Font dated 1669. Jacobean pulpit with tester.
Communion rail and family pews in chancel of Jacobean type. Numerous good monuments
mainly to the Erdeswick family, including: 4 incised alabaster slabs of circa 1600;
large mural monument with recumbent effigy and those of kneeling wives to Samson
Erdeswick, 1603, designed by himself in 1601; mural monument to George Digby,
1675. Graded for architectural interest, including that of the interior features.
Listing NGR: SJ9540729486
Source: English Heritage
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