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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Sunninghill and Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


SUNNINGHILL

SU96NW LONDON ROAD, Ascot
599-1/15/69 (North side)
15/10/97 Church of All Saints

II

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
on aisles.
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
on right.
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
head.
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
restored 1989-90.
(Cleare M: All Saints Church: Ascot Heath: 1995-).

Listing NGR: SU9116568870

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