Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285895
OS Grid Reference: TM3119658502
OS Grid Coordinates: 631196, 258502
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1763, 1.3800
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TM 35 NW HACHESTON THE STREET
7/123 Church of All
Parish church. Medieval, restored mid and late C19. Nave,
chancel, south aisle, west tower, north porch (now the vestry).
Random flint rubble,stone dressings; the nave, chancel and aisle
rendered; slated roof to nave, plaintiled roof to chancel. C14
tower: 2 diagonal buttresses with niches at base, flat parapet;
west doorway, 2-light west window, 2-light bell chamber openings.
North nave with 2 C15 square-headed 2-light windows; C15 porch
(blocked), C12 north doorway. Late C15/early C16 4-bay south
aisle: 3-light windows, doorway to west bay. Part of chancel has
C12 core, extended to east in late C13 or early C14; to the north
one lancet window and one C15 square-headed 2-light window, to
the south 2 similar square-headed windows and Priest's doorway;
C15 3-light east window. 4-bay aisle arcade. Good C15 6-bay
single hammerbeam nave roof with moulded wall plate and carved
cornice, the wall posts and their braces missing on the south
side; 4-bay aisle roof with carved wall posts and bosses. C15
octagonal font, C17 cover; poppyhead benches in nave and aisle:
about half are C15, the remainder C19 copies; west gallery in
tower arch; in north west nave is part of the dado of the C15
rood screen comprising 10 painted panels (in poor condition); the
rood beam remains in position together with the framework for the
tympanum. Early C17 pulpit. On south wall of aisle is a late C14
fragment of an alabaster carving showing the Incredulity of St.
Thomas. South chancel with C13 angle piscina and sedilia; one
hatchment on north chancel wall. Graded I for surviving medieval
Listing NGR: TM3119658502
Source: English Heritage
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