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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Charnwood, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7744 / 52°46'27"N

Longitude: -1.2038 / 1°12'13"W

OS Eastings: 453810

OS Northings: 319942

OS Grid: SK538199

Mapcode National: GBR 8KT.2GK

Mapcode Global: WHDHQ.HJ0F

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 15 March 1965

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189457

Location: Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE11

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Town: Charnwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Loughborough Lemyngton

Built-Up Area: Loughborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Loughborough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 5319 NE
10/86
15.3.65


STEEPLE ROW
(east side)
Church of All Saints


I


Church, mainly C14, restored and enlarged 1862 by G G Scott. Of ashlar. Nave and
aisles (with secondary south aisle added 1862 between south transept and porch),
transepts, chancel, 4-stage C15 west tower. Four-bay nave with pinnacles and
battlements. Three-light aisle windows with decorated tracery. Three-light C15
clerestory windows, 2 to each bay. Chancel with perpendicular windows to north and
south, but decorated 5-light east window. Tower: west doorway with shields and
leaves carved in the spandrels, 5-light perpendicular west window, 3-light blind
window above. Bell stage has 2 tall 2-light windows with transoms and quatrefoil
heads flanked by blank panels with identical tracery. Pinnacles and battlements
above (restored 1950). Interior: very lofty tower arch. Quatrefoil arcade piers.
C19 roofs. Sedilia and piscina in chancel. Piscina and aumbry in south chapel.
C19 wrought iron altar table in south aisle. Fine monument to Joanna Walters,
d.1673, carved with angels holding a curtain to either side of inscription tablet,
and the shrouded bodies of a woman and 2 babies beneath. Some C15 brasses. Fine
collection of carved Swithland slate headstones in churchyard. N Pevsner,
[Leicestershire and Rutland.


Listing NGR: SK5381019942

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