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Church of All Saints, Grindon

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274432

OS Grid Reference: SK0854454531
OS Grid Coordinates: 408544, 354531
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0879, -1.8739

Location: Fleets Lane, Grindon, Staffordshire ST13 7TP

Locality: Grindon
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST13 7TP

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Listing Text


7/77 Church of All Saints


Parish Church. Rebuilt 1845 by the Francis brothers. Sandstone ashlar;
slate roofs. 2-bay chancel, 4-bay nave, North and South aisles. North
vestry; West tower with broach spire. Early C14 Decorated style.
Chancel has pointed windows of 2 trefoil headed lights; East window
has reticulated tracery. Aisles: Pointed 2-light windows; hood moulds
terminate in scrolls, gabled South Porch, roll moulded hood mould to
pointed archway, terminating in heads of a King and Queen; grotesques to
either side of porch. West Tower has 3 stages; semi-octagonal stair
turret on South side with lancet openings, pointed ground floor doorway
and crenellated cap; West door has one order of colonettes and roll and
fillet hood mould stopped in heads of a King. and Queen; 2-light belfry
openings; gabled openings in base of spire. Corner buttresses to
chancel, aisles, porch and tower, those to tower have carved animals:
snake, monkey, dragon and dog. Interior: Arcade of 4 pointed arches on
clustered columns; pointed chancel arch springing from engaged columns;
pointed tower arch with Wave moulding; arch braced collar truss roof to
nave, the braces supported on stone corbels with heads carved on them;
first floor stage of West tower is rib vaulted. Fittings: C19 stone
pulpit with blind cusped and crocketed panels; bowl of a Romanesque
font and 2 medieval coffins in the West tower, discovered during the
C19 rebuilding. B.O.E. P.138.

Listing NGR: SK0854454531

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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