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Church of All Saints, Newchurch

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 February 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 310181

OS Grid Reference: SZ5618585554
OS Grid Coordinates: 456185, 85554
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6670, -1.2063

Location: High Street, Newchurch, Isle of Wight PO36 0NF

Locality: Newchurch
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO36 0NF

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Listing Text

SZ58NE HIGH STREET (East side)
1352-0/1/144 Church of All Saints

Parish church. North wall of nave C12, rest of nave C13 with
aisles rebuilt in C14 and C15, chancel in C16, south transept
enlarged in C18 and upper part of tower added in late C18.
Built of Isle of Wight stone rubble with tiled roof. Lower
part of tower rendered, the top part weatherboarded with
broached shingled spire surmounted by weathervane. Cruciform
shape. Nave, aisles, transepts, south-west porch with tower
above and chancel. South-west tower and porch has a rendered
lower stage with diagonal buttresses and pointed arched
doorway. The upper stage is weatherboarded with crenellated
parapet and louvred quatrefoil bell openings. Broached
shingled spire. Porch has list of charitable bequests. Nave of
4 bays with octagonal piers and double chamfered pointed
arches, probably early C14. Roof has chamfered tie beam with
lamb's tongue stop, probably c1685 as it is identical to the
dated chancel roof. Roof in 7 cants, originally plastered.
West wall has early C14 Y tracery window and octagonal window
above. Pointed arched door with medieval oak studded plank
door. North aisle has one round-headed window in splayed bay,
blocked-in cambered doorcase and double lancet in splayed bay.
South aisle has 2 windows wtih tall trefoliated lancets in
splayed bay. Door to porch has a pointed arch within a
cambered arch and medieval plank door with studs. Arms of King
William III dated 1700. C18 and C19 marble wall plaques and
early C18 parish chest. Crossing has early C13 North, South
and East arches with 3 slight chamfers. A lancet window above
the east arch between nave and chancel is the remains of a C13
crossing tower. Early C18 wooden pulpit on stone panelled
base. Perpendicular gilded wooden lectern in form of rulning
pelican from Frome in Somerset. South transept has triple
cinquefoil-headed lancet in east wall and taller triple
cinquefoil-headed lancet to north wall. North wall has a
marble wall plaque to Maurice Bocland of Knighton Gorges d
1765, a pedimented plaque with crest and willow and bay
branches below, and a marble wall plaque to Alexander Bisset d
1781. The South Transept was enlarged in the C18. North
Transept has a double round-headed window on the east side and
Y tracery early C14 window to east. Late C17 roof with
chamfered tie beam and 7 cants. North wall has marble plaque
to Jane Billington of Knighton Gorges d 1674, a rectangular
marble plaque with shield above, and a plaque to Sir Robert
Dillington of Knighton Gorges d 1689, a circular marble
monument with shield and cupid's head. 8 C18 basalt slabs to
members of the Dillington family. Chancel has north early C13
window with 3 lancets, east window Perpendicular with 3
cinquefoil-headed lancets and south window with 2 triple
cinquefoil-headed lancets. Chamfered tie beam to roof,
chamfered with lamb's tongue stop, dated 1685 with the name
Richard Edgecombe (the incumbent of the time who lived at
Parsonage Farmhouse see item 1/157). The other beam has the
inscription "Lo G E 1777 (Lord George Edgecombe). Series of
C18 and early C19 wall plaques.
(Buildings of England:Lloyd D:Hampshire and the Isle of

Listing NGR: SZ5618485556

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Source: English Heritage

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