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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 28 October 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 315788
OS Grid Reference: ST9256383952
OS Grid Coordinates: 392563, 183952
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5544, -2.1086
ST 98 SW ST PAUL MALMESBURY RODBOURNE ROAD, Corston
WITHOUT (north side)
8/165 Church of All Saints
Anglican parish church. Early C15 (bell-turret and south porch),
thorough rebuilding in 1881 with 1911 chancel. Squared and coursed
rubble with stone dressings, ashlar copings and stone slate roofs.
Nave, chancel, west bell-turret, south porch, north vestry. Nave
has 2-light C13 style windows under pointed heads with hoodmoulds
and some face stops. Chancel has single-light C15 style windows
under flat heads to side walls and a 2-light east window under
pointed head. Bell-turret open at sides with embattled fret to
cornice and lead pyramidal cap. On west face below turret a
buttress develops into a gargoyle above a C15 two-light window
under pointed head. Gabled south porch with triple-wave-moulded
entrance archway and inner round-headed doorway with plank door;
stone benches either side.
Interior. Nave and chancel in one with a barrel vault to nave and
open rafter roof to chancel. Fittings. Several wall tablets in
the nave (early C18-early C19); Perpendicular style octagonal font
on stem at south door; Jacobean oak pulpit. C15 rood screen with
C19 base, early C18 communion rail with turned balusters. First
World War Memorial stained glass to chancel east window; north
wall window has 2 attached flemish roundels of stained glass.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)
Listing NGR: ST9256383952
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Source: English Heritage
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