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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 30 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 330500
OS Grid Reference: SE3247149222
OS Grid Coordinates: 432471, 449222
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9381, -1.5069
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SE 34 NW KIRKBY OVERBLOW SWINDON LANE
6/32 Church of All Saints
Church. 1780-81 with C14 north transept and restoration 1872 by
G. E. Street. Possibly Saxon doorway. Coursed gritstone with some ashlar,
stone slate roof. West tower, nave and south aisle of 3 bays with centre
porch, north transept and 2-bay chancel. 3-stage tower has off-set diagonal
buttresses, Perpendicular window, inscription of 1781, sundial, battlemented
parapet and crocketted finials. Nave porch of ashlar has arched opening
with dripmould and open corniced gable pediment. Flanking 2-light windows
with paired pointed arches, plain architraves and sills. Off-set buttresses
and battlemented parapet. North wall has 2 early-C14 windows with plate
tracery, that to the west is heavily restored, and beneath it is a blocked
north doorway with round head, possibly Saxon. North transept windows:
west - trefoil-headed lancet, north - 3-light with intersecting tracery;
east - 2-light with decorated tracery. Early stonework in north walls
extensively retooled. Chancel east window of 3 lights with Perpendicular
tracery, diagonal buttresses, battlemented parapet and crocketted corner
finials. Interior heavily restored 1872. H Speight, Kirby Overblow and
District, London 1903, Chapter 5.
Listing NGR: SE3247149222
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Source: English Heritage
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