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Latitude: 51.4115 / 51°24'41"N
Longitude: -0.6905 / 0°41'25"W
OS Eastings: 491165
OS Northings: 168870
OS Grid: SU911688
Mapcode National: GBR F98.D80
Mapcode Global: VHDX4.ZS99
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 15 October 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109923
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469417
Location: Sunninghill and Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL5
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Civil Parish: Sunninghill and Ascot
Built-Up Area: North Ascot
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Ascot Heath
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU96NW LONDON ROAD, Ascot
599-1/15/69 (North side)
15/10/97 Church of All Saints
Parish church. 1864 by TH Rushworth. Dark red brick in English
bond with Bath stone dressings. Tiled gabled roof with coped
gable on east end and bellcote on ridge. Separate lower roof
STYLE: Early English.
PLAN: nave, north and south aisles, north vestry and organ
chamber, south chapel, west porch.
EXTERIOR: high plinth with weathered top, moulded string at
sill level; projecting brick eaves cornice. Pointed windows,
some with plate tracery, some lancets; with hoodmoulds.
Nave: North front: two 2-light windows to aisle. On the left,
vestry projects with one small and one tall 2-light window;
the taller within a gablet breaking eaves. On the east return
is the vestry door in a stone surround with pointed head and
hoodmould, and a lancet. 2-light window with trefoiled tracery
East front: symmetrical. 3 lancet windows with large rose
window above in 2 concentric circular stone surrunds. South
front: one 2-light window with trefoiled tracery. 2 lancets
and two 2-light windows with plate tracery. 2-stage weathered
buttress with a copper sundial between. Lancets; a 2-light
window, with a doorway on the west side with a pointed stone
West front: symmetrical. Later porch with a flat roof and
parapet between 2 large, 3-stage buttresses. 2 doors with 3
windows between, all with pointed heads and stone surrounds.
One single-light window with trefoiled head, on each end of
aisles. 2 lancet windows above porch, a circular window over
these and a small lancet in stone surround in apex of gable.
INTERIOR: polychromatic brick in English bond; stone
dressings. 2-bay nave and arcades; circular columns with
moulded bases and heads with gilding and nailhead ornament;
corbels at arcade ends with figureheads of Christ and Mary.
Pointed brick arches to arcades with hoodmoulds. 5-bay
arched-braced collar roof with moulded queen posts and plain
redundant crown posts. The chancel ceiling is decorated with a
painted depiction of the Benedicite, and the 2 easternmost
sections have eight portrait roundels showing Angels and
Archangels on gold backgrounds. To the west of the ceiling
there are 10 scenes depicting Old Testament figures in rounded
lozenges on gold backgrounds. Painted reredos depicting the
last supper and paintings of the apostles in niches on each
side of altar. Wall paintings in the aisles depicting biblical
scenes. Stained glass by Kerupe, Hardman, Heaton Butler and
Bayne. The painted ceiling and paintings in the chancel were
(Cleare M: All Saints Church: Ascot Heath: 1995-).
Listing NGR: SU9116568870
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