Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 326365
OS Grid Reference: SE4757536883
OS Grid Coordinates: 447575, 436883
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8260, -1.2787
There is also a scheduled monument, Saxton Castle: a Motte and Bailey Castle with a Later Medieval Manor House and Field System Including a Trackway and Fishpond, 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.
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SAXTON WITH SCARTHINGWELL MAIN STREET
SE 43 NE
3/27 Church of All Saints
Church. C11 nave and chancel with C14 south chapel, and early C15 tower
with restorations and additions of 1876 and 1907 and later additions. West
tower. 2-bay nave with 2-bay chapel to south, south porch, 2-bay chancel
with vestry to north. 2-stage tower has chamfered plinth incorporating
remains of grave slab with incised cross and diagonal off-set buttresses.
To south side a narrow, round-arched plank door in chamfered surround. To
west end a stepped 3-light window with cinquefoil heads under hood-mould.
To upper stage a twin-light belfry opening with cinquefoil heads under hood-
moulds. Corbel table supports battlements with pinnacles. Nave, south
side: angle buttress; south porch has elliptical-arched opening. Round-
arched south door within chamfered arch on shafts with waterleaf capitals;
to west of entrance porch a 3-cinquefoil-light, straight-headed window to
east a slit window. South chapel: diagonal buttresses, 2-light windows with
geometrical tracery that to west recut; chapel shows signs of heightening.
North aisle: angle and centre off-set buttresses; 2 restored 2-light windows
with geometrical tracery. Chancel: angle buttresses, to south side 2
pointed lancets, to north side a slit window and C19 vestry. East end has 3
C19 stepped lancets. Interior: pointed tower arch with double-chamfered
head. 2-bay pointed and double-chamfered arcade to nave with cylindrical
pier. Round chancel arch and restored round-arched opening to right.
Chancel has pointed priest's door and remains of round-arched opening.
Medieval octagonal font on probably C19 base. Monuments include 4 C17
tombstones to members of the Hungate family, 3 with coats of arms now set
into chancel walls. Late C18 monuments to Lord and Lady Hawke with carving
in relief by I F Moore. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, p 431.
Listing NGR: SE4757836886
Source: English Heritage
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