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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 88530 84256


NORTON CHURCH LANE ST 88 SE (south side) 5/55 Church of All Saints 28.10.59 GV II

Anglican Parish Church. Probable C13 origin, rebuilt in the C15 and restored in 1854, probably by James Thomson for Joseph Neeld of Grittleton House (date on bellcote weathervane). Coursed rubble with some render, particularly on chancel south and east walls, ashlar to buttresses, window surrounds, copings and bellcote, stone slate roofs. Nave, chancel, north porch, west bellcote. Nave south side has 2 cusped-light Perpendicular windows under flat heads with hoodmoulds and a blocked C13 doorway with pointed head and hoodmould. North side has similar C15 window and one 1854 window of 2 round-headed lights in original C15 opening. Similar C19 window to chancel north side; south side has a single light window. East window of 3 lights with C19 plate tracery under pointed head. Diagonal buttresses with set-offs to nave and chancel. Gabled north porch with round-headed entrance, 4-centred arch to doorway with plank door. Bellcote originally built as a turret on Grittleton House, dismantled and resited on church in 1854: Romanesque style with 2-arched openings to each side and pyramidal roof with weathervane. Interior. Open rafter roofs to nave and chancel. C19 pointed arch to chancel. Fittings. Nave has early C13 font: cylindrical pillar with trumpet capital frieze below circular bowl. Paternoster board on north wall, Creed and Exodus boards on south wall. Jacobean pulpit. Neo-classical marble wall monument of 1830 to William Walker on west wall. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975; for Thomson's design for Grittleton with the Romanesque turrets see the Builder, 1853.)

Listing NGR: ST8853084256


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Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)
'The Builder' in 29 October, (1853)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 14 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/14565/15
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