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Church of All Saints, Tatenhill

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 273677

OS Grid Reference: SK1805522965
OS Grid Coordinates: 418055, 322965
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8039, -1.7336

Location: 1 Tatenhill Lane, Rangemore DE13 9RP

Locality: Tatenhill
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE13 9RP

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Listing Text

SK 12 SE
5/98 Church of
- All Saints

Chapel of Ease. 1866-7 by Butterfield for Thomas Bass, the Brewer, of
The Lawns (q.v.), with south aisle also by Butterfield of 1884-6 and
chancel by Bodley of 1895. Chisel-draughted, coursed and dressed stone
and smooth dressings; tiled roofs with verge parapets. West tower, nave,
chancel, south aisle and vestry. Tower: on plinth, of 3 stages divided
by strings; angle buttresses of 4 stages continued as pilasters into
slightly projecting top frieze of quatrefoils, pent stair turret to north-
east; short broach spire with plate tracery lucarnes; 2-light pointed
bell chamber openings, quatrefoil medallions either side of head, openwork
wrought iron clock set within head, lancet to first stage and plate tracery,
2-light West window. Nave: gabled north porch with diagonal buttresses
and pointed arch with trefoil-shaped label and quatrefoil to apex, set to
west end of nave of 4 bays divided by single-stage buttresses; labelled
2-light plate tracery windows. Chancel: of 1895, more richly decorated
than remainder, of 2 bays and lower roofline than nave; string below
well-rebated 2-light pointed windows set under eaves. Similar 3-light
East window with low-relief figures in tripartite panels below. South
aisle: of 5 bays divided by gabletted 2-stage buttresses; fleurons to
coved eaves band; raised cill string; pointed 3-light trefoil-headed
windows, paired to east bay and paired 2-lights to west end; Priest's
door to east bay; low flat-roofed vestry attached to east and run up
flush with east end of chancel; unusual square-headed quatrefoil tracery,
4-light window to east side. Interior: 5-bay pointed arcade, with fleurons
in the intrados, on clustered marble columns, pointed chancel arch; painted
trussed nave roof; similarly painted, boarded barrel vault chancel roof;
chancel with canted apsidal end with figures in niches and typical Bodley
black and white marble floor; figures also set into reveals of aisle
windows; organ bay roof finely painted; elaborate oak screen to chancel.
Pulpit: oak, 3-sided front on stone plinth. Font: under tower: octagonal
of different coloured marbles, arcaded sides with cinquefoil gablets.
Reredos: oak-panelled and painted, stone figures to rear. Inscribed
brass hatchments in chancel. B.o.E.

Listing NGR: SK1805522965

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Source: English Heritage

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