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Church of All Saints, Stanton St Bernard

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 311607

OS Grid Reference: SU0912462312
OS Grid Coordinates: 409124, 162312
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3598, -1.8703

Location: 9 Church Road, Stanton St Bernard, Wiltshire SN8 4LJ

Locality: Stanton St Bernard
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 4LJ

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Listing Text

SU 06 SE
(south side)
7/187 Church of All Saints

Anglican parish church. Late C15-C16, and 1832 for Rev. G.J.
Majendie, rector and prebend of Sarum. Ashlar limestone, slate
roofs. Medieval west tower. Nave, chancel, north porch and south
vestry all 1832 in Commissioner's Gothic style. Three-light
Perpendicular style windows between buttresses, which were added
slightly later. Crenellated parapet with crocketed pinnacles. Low
plain parapet to chancel, which has 3-light east window and 2-light
side windows. Vestry and porch have flat roofs and parapets. West
tower of 3 stages, angle buttresses and polygonal south-east stair
tower. Crenellated parapet and crocketed pinnacles. Wide west
door with flattened arch, and label with dropped terminals reading
uncertain. Three light window over. Two light bell openings and
mask gargoyles.
Interior: Wide nave with boarded 4-centred ceiling vault divided
into 5 bays. Tower arch with hollow chamfers. Elementary chancel
arch to wide chancel of 3 roof bays. Fittings: Font, C12,
reworked. Drum with fluted base and chevron lip. Pulpit, of oak.
Chancel rails of open ironwork with large fleur-de-lys cappings and
candelabra ends, the gift of Henry Broomham. Pews probably early
C19 with doors and tall iron candelabra. Wall Painting: On nave
east wall, on canvas applied to wall: God in glory surrounded by
River of Waters of Life, and around, angels and saints in fine
linen. c1900, artist unknown. Glass: Mid C19 glass in chancel,
with south window to G.J. Majendie who commissioned the rebuilding.
Furniture: Two C17 style upholstered chairs in sanctuary, one
probably original, and 1 reader's chair. Brass: Simple unfixed
square plate to Rev. John Shorthose, died 1721, and wife, and a war
memorial in nave.

Listing NGR: SU0912462312

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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