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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 10 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 329737
OS Grid Reference: SE8393370271
OS Grid Coordinates: 483933, 470271
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1215, -0.7173
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SE 8370 SETTRINGTON CHURCH LANE
10/55 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
Church. Late C12 - early C13 with early C13 arcade; late C14 tower; south
aisle rebuilt 1823; re-roofed and restored, chancel largely rebuilt 1867-68
by J L Pearson. Sandstone ashlar with rebuilding in hammered sandstone;
slate roofs. West tower; 4-bay aisled nave; chancel. 3-stage tower on off-
set plinth with chamfered string courses to each stage. Diagonal off-set
buttresses. Pointed west doorway of 3 orders beneath headstopped hood-
mould. 3-light Perpendicular window above, and 2-light pointed bell
openings to third stage, all with headstopped hood-moulds. Battlements
pierced by quatrefoils over a band of flowing tracery and corbel table of
fleurons and masks. Carved waterspouts to north and south. Tiny grotesque
figure set in the masonry between the window and the north-west buttress.
Nave aisles: 3-light, flat-arched west windows with Perpendicular tracery to
heads and restored mullions. Rebuilt south aisle wall on square plinth
incorporates C12 arched doorway on slim shafts with bands of chevron
moulding and a form of ballflower to architrave and soffit: hood-mould on
headstops. To east are 2 square-headed Perpendicular-style windows.
Heraldic shields from the demolished south porch incorporated into the
masonry, one with the date 1867 added. North aisle: single chamfered plinth
with pointed-arched door to centre. To east are 2 square-headed
Perpendicular windows with renewed tracery, separated by a dwarf buttress
with offsets. Similar buttress to the west. Chancel on chamfered plinth
with geometrical windows to south and north. Original priest's door, now
blocked, survives to north. The east window is of 3 lights in the
Geometrical style, with a chamfered sill band. Coped gables and plain
kneelers. Interior: tall pointed tower arch with corbelled inner order and
hood-mould on carved figure stops. Ogee-arched doorway to tower stair to
left of arch. North and south arcades of double-chamfered pointed arches on
cylindrical piers and one C14 half-octagonal respond. Piers have crocket
capitals and octagonal abaci. Late C13 square font with inset corner
colonnettes. 1734 hatchment of George II on tower south wall. South aisle
east window contains fragments of C15 stained glass including part of a
Saint Christopher. On chancel north wall is a brass to John Carter, Rector
of the Church, who died 1666. Also monument to Henry Masterman (d1769) and
his wife (d1768) of inscription panel and urn in high relief against an
obelisk, by the Fishers of York.
Listing NGR: SE8393370271
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Source: English Heritage
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