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Church of All Saints, Lea and Cleverton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 315723

OS Grid Reference: ST9672087830
OS Grid Coordinates: 396720, 187830
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5893, -2.0487

Location: Lea, Wiltshire SN16 9NJ

Locality: Lea and Cleverton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN16 9NJ

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Listing Text


6/101 Church of All Saints



Anglican Parish Church. Early C15 (tower), the remainder of 1856
by Coe & Goodwin. Squared and coursed rubble with stone
dressings, ashlar buttresses and copings, Welsh slate roofs.
Nave, chancel, west tower, south porch. Two-stage tower with
diagonal buttresses with set-offs to first stage string course,
north-east corner stair turret and pierced trefoil parapet with
gargoyles below. West face has a 3-light C15 window under pointed
head to first stage with beast stops to hoodmould: pig to left:
single opening above. Two-trefoil-cusped-light bell opening with
pierced louvres to all faces. Four-bay nave with 3-light C15
style windows under pointed heads and buttresses between. Two-bay
chancel of similar windows; 3-light east window with face stops to
hoodmould Gabled south porch with pointed-arched entrance and
inner 2-leaf plank door.
Interior: open rafter roofs to nave and chancel; 2-bay north
arcade to vestry. Fittings: C19 Perpendicular style wooden
pulpit and octagonal stone font; wall monument to Sir Laurence
Washington of 1643 on chancel north wall: oval inscription panel
surrounded by a wreath and barleysugar columns supporting an open
segmental pediment with 2 allegorical figures.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST9672087830

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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