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Church of All Saints, Whiteparish

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319759

OS Grid Reference: SU2461823594
OS Grid Coordinates: 424618, 123594
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0112, -1.6505

Location: Common Road, Whiteparish, Wiltshire SP5 2SX

Locality: Whiteparish
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 2SX

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Listing Text

SU 22 SW
(east side)
7/287 Church of All Saints


Anglican parish church. C12, south aisle partly C14, 1870
restoration by William Butterfield. Irregular limestone and flint
chequers, tiled roof, shingled tower. Plan: nave, north and south
aisles, chancel, north porch and organ chamber, west tower and C20
south-east vestry. Gabled porch has pointed doorway with
continuous string course carried over as pointed hoodmould,
quatrefoil over, coped verge. North aisle has three C19 square-
headed windows, two with 3 cusped lights and one with 2 cusped
lights, buttresses between and diagonal buttress to corner,
catslide roof, east window of aisle is 3-light C19 geometric with
hoodmould. Chancel has two square-headed windows with 2 cusped
lights, evidence of blocked arch in rubble wall, early C16 pointed
east window of 3 lights, south side has square headed 2-light
window to right and round-arched priest's door and ogee-headed
lancet now within vestry of 1969 by A. Stocken. South aisle has
C19 3-light geometric window to east and 2 and 3-light windows as
on north side, to right is fine external lateral stack with coped
offsets and cylindrical stack with attached shafts. West end has
C14 pointed moulded doorcase with double doors by Butterfield, C14
3-light window has hoodmould with carved head terminals, 2-light
geometric windows to aisles. Oak-shingled belfry has timber
cusped openings with louvres, steep pyramidal shingled roof.
Interior: Porch has arch-braced collar roof, pointed moulded inner
doorway with double doors with ornamental Butterfield hinges. Nave
has 3-bay scissor-rafter roof with braced tie beams, open wooden
stairs to belfry at west end. 4-bay arcades; the north has plain
pointed arches on cylindrical columns with moulded capitals, south
has two plain pointed arches on cylindrical columns with multi-
scalloped capitals to east, west bays have double-chamfered arches
with octagonal column and respond, aisles are entirely rebuilds,
with polychrome segmental arches over windows and plastered walls
with bands of limestone. Irregular C13 pointed polychrome chancel
arch on restored half-shafts. Chancel has exposed wagon roof,
polychrome tiled floor. Fittings: low pews, octagonal stone font
with marble shafts, at west end and pulpit by Butterfield. East
window glass by Baillie and Mayer, 1854, good glass of 1880s to
north and south of chancel, east window of south aisle by Gibbs,
1871. Two fine C17 wall tablets in chancel with skulls on apron
and cornice with arms, to Edward St. Barbe died 1621 and Mary
Hungerford died 1692, fine baroque tablet to Giles Eyre of
Brickworth House, died 1655, at west end. C19 classical marble
tablets in aisles, several signed, such as one to John Wane died
1834 by Osmond of Sarum. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England:
Wiltshire, 1975).

Listing NGR: SU2463423595

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Source: English Heritage

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