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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanton St. Bernard, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3598 / 51°21'35"N

Longitude: -1.8703 / 1°52'13"W

OS Eastings: 409124

OS Northings: 162312

OS Grid: SU091623

Mapcode National: GBR 3WB.MZ6

Mapcode Global: VHB4J.J2LX

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311607

Location: Stanton St. Bernard, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Stanton St. Bernard

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

STANTON ST BERNARD CHURCH ROAD
SU 06 SE
(south side)
7/187 Church of All Saints
19.3.62
II

Anglican parish church. Late C15-C16, and 1832 for Rev. G.J.
Majendie, rector and prebend of Sarum. Ashlar limestone, slate
roofs. Medieval west tower. Nave, chancel, north porch and south
vestry all 1832 in Commissioner's Gothic style. Three-light
Perpendicular style windows between buttresses, which were added
slightly later. Crenellated parapet with crocketed pinnacles. Low
plain parapet to chancel, which has 3-light east window and 2-light
side windows. Vestry and porch have flat roofs and parapets. West
tower of 3 stages, angle buttresses and polygonal south-east stair
tower. Crenellated parapet and crocketed pinnacles. Wide west
door with flattened arch, and label with dropped terminals reading
uncertain. Three light window over. Two light bell openings and
mask gargoyles.
Interior: Wide nave with boarded 4-centred ceiling vault divided
into 5 bays. Tower arch with hollow chamfers. Elementary chancel
arch to wide chancel of 3 roof bays. Fittings: Font, C12,
reworked. Drum with fluted base and chevron lip. Pulpit, of oak.
Chancel rails of open ironwork with large fleur-de-lys cappings and
candelabra ends, the gift of Henry Broomham. Pews probably early
C19 with doors and tall iron candelabra. Wall Painting: On nave
east wall, on canvas applied to wall: God in glory surrounded by
River of Waters of Life, and around, angels and saints in fine
linen. c1900, artist unknown. Glass: Mid C19 glass in chancel,
with south window to G.J. Majendie who commissioned the rebuilding.
Furniture: Two C17 style upholstered chairs in sanctuary, one
probably original, and 1 reader's chair. Brass: Simple unfixed
square plate to Rev. John Shorthose, died 1721, and wife, and a war
memorial in nave.


Listing NGR: SU0912462312

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