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Church of All Saints, Liddington

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318503

OS Grid Reference: SU2062481256
OS Grid Coordinates: 420624, 181256
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5298, -1.7041

Locality: Liddington
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN4 0HB

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Listing Text

Church of All Saints
SU 2081 26/386 26.1.55


Three bay nave with C13 north aisle little altered. South porch added C19.
Lower 2 bay early English chancel and short 3 stage crenellated Perpendicular
tower. The windows of the chancel and north aisle are early English and decorated,
the rest Perpendicular - 2 windows on south side and the north-west window
have Decorated tracery of 2 lights and cusped trefoil. East window a restored
geometrical window of 3 lights but improbable tracery. Small pointed priest's
door to south.
East wall of former south aisle (assuming there was one) has culus and small
foiled window above level of chancel eaves. Vestry to north.
All this heavily restored 1880s by C. E. Ponting.
Interior: north-west window has foiled rear arch. North wall has 2 segment
pointed tomb recesses with foiled inner orders and bell caps; slabs with cross
and heart said to mark graves of 2 Abbesses of Shaftesbury (who presented
to the prebendal living here).
Circa 1200 Norman font-bowl has bead and zig-zag dressings to rim. Wooden
screen, C19 in Perpendicular style. Nave roof has cusped braces to collars
and cusped windbraces, see also in porch - restoration.
Lychgate with stone tile roof as war memorial.

Listing NGR: SU2061981256

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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