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Church of All Saints, Lydiard Millicent

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 317881

OS Grid Reference: SU0933886002
OS Grid Coordinates: 409338, 186002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5728, -1.8666

Location: 1 The Butts, Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire SN5 3LU

Locality: Lydiard Millicent
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN5 3LU

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Listing Text

(north side)

8/231 Church of All Saints

Anglican parish church C14, C15 and C19. Rubble limestone
originally rendered. Stone slate roofs. Nave, independently
roofed south aisle with porch, chancel, west tower and north
chancel vestry. Nave of C14 has 2 Perpendicular 3-light north
windows. South aisle, of C14, has 2- and 3-light reticulated
windows and 7 masks set in wall, probably from earlier corbel
table. Sundial in south-east corner. Chancel windows 2-light
square-headed with ogee tracery, the east window C19. Blocked
priest's door on south side. West tower of 3 stages, 3-light west
window and small door under. Angle buttresses. Bell stage has
two-light openings with pierced stone screens. Quatrefoiled
parapet and corner spirelets. Stair tower added to north side
1858. South porch of 2 chamfered orders and internal benches.
Iron wind vane to tower.
Interior: Nave, plastered. 3 bay arcade to south aisle on
octagonal columns. Open C15-C16 roof of 6½ bays with carved
bosses. Hollow moulded chancel arch and wall brackets. Chancel
largely rebuilt in 1871. Arch to vestry. Timber panelled vault.
Squint from nave. Aisle also has open timber roof with arch braced
trussed rafters. Trefoiled piscina with slot for credence shelf.
Fittings; Font, C12, limestone bowl with intersecting arcading.
Pulpit, later C16 oak panelled. Octagonal with good ironmongery.
Other fittings date from C19, including curious canopy over south
door of 1857, and screen to vestry, Gothic of 1924. Organ under
tower arch. Monuments: Nave north wall. Tablet. C18. White and
grey marbles. Panel with coloured border and broken pediment with
urn. Obelisk over with arms and crest. To FERDINANDO ASKEW, died
1783, and family. In aisle: Two wall tablets, C19, white and grey
marbles. To BRIAN BEWLEY, died 1849, and EDWARD MILLINGTON, died
1864. Furniture: In vestry, fine carved reading desk of 1862,
converted to vestment chest. Chest, raised on legs with
stretchers. C18.

Listing NGR: SU0933886002

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Source: English Heritage

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