CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055026

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1968

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Worthen with Shelve

National Grid Reference: SO 33640 99034

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History

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Details

SHELVE C.P. SHELVE SO 39 NW

9/21 Church of All Saints -

21.3.68

GV II

Parish church. 1839, replacing medieval structure. Uncoursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; machine tile roof and coped verges. Nave and chancel in one with thin west tower; lancet style. Tower: unbuttressed in 3 stages with plain corbel table above belfry, coped parapet; 3 segmental- headed openings with voussoirs to belfry and similar window with thin Y-tracery to second stage on west side; segmental-headed west doorway with voussoirs and projecting keystone. 3 windows to south wall of nave and 2 to north (latter with rubble voussoirs instead of ashlar surrounds), all broad lancets without hoodmoulds. Flat-headed east window has 3 cusped lights. Interior: plain and simple with majority of fittings and furnishings late C19; pulpit, reading desk and panelling at east end made up from C17 pews in former church. Plaster ceiling of c.1839 but cambered tie beam above altar rail comes from previous church. Crudely carved font reputed to be C13 but the fragments of partly medieval painted glass around the borders of the nave window are said to have been brought from another church. B.O.E. pp.242-3; D.H.S. Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire, Part 7 (1905) p.552.

Listing NGR: SO3364099034

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 257417

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Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 552
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 242-3

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