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Church of All Saints, Broad Chalke

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 320686

OS Grid Reference: SU0408025347
OS Grid Coordinates: 404080, 125347
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0275, -1.9432

Location: South Street, Broad Chalke, Wiltshire SP5 5DH

Locality: Broad Chalke
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5DH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Bury Orchard ditch, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(north side)
Church of All Saints


Anglican parish church. Late C13, C14, C15, restorations 1847 and
1920. Dressed limestone, Welsh slate roof. Aisleless cruciform
plan with south porch. Two-storey C15 porch has moulded pointed
doorway with 2-light Perpendicular window and image niche over,
frieze with rosettes and gargoyles to battlemented parapet,
diagonal buttresses. Nave has two pointed 3-light Perpendicular
windows to right and one 3-light to left, battlemented parapet,
stair turret in angle between nave and transept. South transept
has large 5-light pointed Perpendicular window with hoodmould,
diagonal buttresses and plain parapet, east side has 3-light
square-headed window with hoodmould. Chancel has pointed priest's
door to south and three cusped lancets to north and south, east end
has diagonal buttresses and C19 three-light pointed window, lean-to
vestry on north side with lancet. C13 north transept has two
lancets to east and 3-light window with geometric tracery,
attached shafts and angle buttresses to north. North side of nave
has four 3-light Perpendicular windows, buttresses, blocked Tudor-
arched north door, battlemented parapet. West end has C13
chamfered pointed doorway with attached shafts, 5-light
Perpendicular window over. Three-stage tower has string courses,
square clockface and cusped lancet to south side, bellstage with 2-
light square=headed cusped windows with louvres and hoodmoulds,
moulded string course with gargoyles to battlemented parapet.
Interior: Porch has 1920s rib-panelled roof, upper floor removed,
stone benches, moulded pointed C14 doorway with ogee crocketed
stoup to left. Nave has C15 four-bay king-post roof on fine stone
angel-brackets, blocked doorway on south wall formerly to upper
room of porch. C14 crossing with half-arch buttresses at east end
of nave, hollow and cyma-moulded arches, tierceron vault with
circular hatch for bell ropes, on carved corbels. South transept
has 2-bay restored king-post roof on original corbels. Late C13
north transept has good trefoiled piscina and aumbry on east wall,
original arch-braced collar rafter roof. Chancel also late C13,
has restored 3-bay arch-braced collar truss roof, two-seat sedilia
with cusped pointed heads, moulded string course carried over south
door, rere-arches to lancets. Fittings: C17 box pews in crossing
and at west end, C17 reading desk and octagonal pulpit with
barleysugar balusters to steps, C19 nave pews. C15 octagonal stone
font with cusped panels and Cl9 cover. Fragment of Saxon cross
shaft on south wall of nave. 1880s stained glass in chancel
dedicated to Rev. Moore. Probable that the church once had, or was
intended to have aisles, possibly in C13.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildin s of England; Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: SU0407725348

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Source: English Heritage

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