This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SK 80 NW BRAUNSTON CEDAR STREET (West side)
1/35 Church of All Saints
Medieval Parish Church, largely perpendicular externally but with some C12 work within. W. tower, nave with aisles and vestry and chancel W. tower is possibly C14, ashlar and of 3 stages and buttressed. Foiled lights to bell chamber with heavy hoodmould to corbel heads. Small parapet with gargoyles. Incised stone dated 1615. Small west door with window over. Nave, clerestory and chancel are of coursed squared rubble. The square headed windows are a C19 restoration of perpendicular features. A single earlier lancet survives in the chancel. Slight parapet to clerestory. C14 south porch contains the C12 S. door: Slender shafts with foliate capitals support long abaci above which the outer arch has a cross pattern, and there are 2 roll moulded inner arches, but no tympanum. N. aisle appears to be a different build from the rest, and is almost ashlar with blocked door. Victorian vestry to N. of chancel.
Inside the nave is of 3 bays, the S-arcade being the earliest, probably early C13. Round piers on high bases with larger round abaci and double chamfered round arched arcade. N. arcade possibly late C14, with octagonal piers and abaci. Perpendicular clerestory and aisle windows: the eastern most of the N. aisle is set in a taller embrasure with stone seating. Nave roof has cambered trusses. Traces of painting in S. aisle. Chancel arch has C12 shafts with wall capitals, the arch itself rather later. Perpendicular chancel windows have early C20 stained glass.
The font is C12 or C13,square with shafts at angles with slightly decorated capitals.
Listing NGR: SK8325406592
© Mr Harold Killingback. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Killingback, Harold
Rights Holder: Killingback, Harold
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