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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5728 / 51°34'22"N

Longitude: -1.8666 / 1°51'59"W

OS Eastings: 409338

OS Northings: 186002

OS Grid: SU093860

Mapcode National: GBR 3ST.8X7

Mapcode Global: VHB3C.LQJN

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 17 January 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317881

Location: Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire, SN5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Lydiard Millicent

Built-Up Area: Lydiard Millicent

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: West Swindon and the Lydiards

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

SU 08 NE LYDIARD MILLICENT THE STREET
(north side)

8/231 Church of All Saints
17.1.55
II*

Anglican parish church C14, C15 and C19. Rubble limestone
originally rendered. Stone slate roofs. Nave, independently
roofed south aisle with porch, chancel, west tower and north
chancel vestry. Nave of C14 has 2 Perpendicular 3-light north
windows. South aisle, of C14, has 2- and 3-light reticulated
windows and 7 masks set in wall, probably from earlier corbel
table. Sundial in south-east corner. Chancel windows 2-light
square-headed with ogee tracery, the east window C19. Blocked
priest's door on south side. West tower of 3 stages, 3-light west
window and small door under. Angle buttresses. Bell stage has
two-light openings with pierced stone screens. Quatrefoiled
parapet and corner spirelets. Stair tower added to north side
1858. South porch of 2 chamfered orders and internal benches.
Iron wind vane to tower.
Interior: Nave, plastered. 3 bay arcade to south aisle on
octagonal columns. Open C15-C16 roof of 6½ bays with carved
bosses. Hollow moulded chancel arch and wall brackets. Chancel
largely rebuilt in 1871. Arch to vestry. Timber panelled vault.
Squint from nave. Aisle also has open timber roof with arch braced
trussed rafters. Trefoiled piscina with slot for credence shelf.
Fittings; Font, C12, limestone bowl with intersecting arcading.
Pulpit, later C16 oak panelled. Octagonal with good ironmongery.
Other fittings date from C19, including curious canopy over south
door of 1857, and screen to vestry, Gothic of 1924. Organ under
tower arch. Monuments: Nave north wall. Tablet. C18. White and
grey marbles. Panel with coloured border and broken pediment with
urn. Obelisk over with arms and crest. To FERDINANDO ASKEW, died
1783, and family. In aisle: Two wall tablets, C19, white and grey
marbles. To BRIAN BEWLEY, died 1849, and EDWARD MILLINGTON, died
1864. Furniture: In vestry, fine carved reading desk of 1862,
converted to vestment chest. Chest, raised on legs with
stretchers. C18.


Listing NGR: SU0933886002

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