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CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1100842

Location

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, THE GREEN

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Croxley Green

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158793

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History

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Details

TQ 09 NE RICKMANSWORTH THE GREEN (Southeast side) Croxley Green

6/150 Church of All Saints

GV II

Parish church. 1870-2 by J. Norton. Extended 1907 by T. Moore. Smooth faced snecked stone extended in yellow brick with ashlar dressings. Machine tiled roofs. 4 bay nave, 2 bay chancel with N tower and organ bay extended to S with parallel 4 bay nave, 3 bay chancel with S porch and vestry. Gothic Revival Style with Free Gothic extension. Original W front pointed arched 4 light window, geometrical tracery, hoodmould. Continuous string course below sill level. Angle buttresses. Coped gable parapet with ridge cross. Nave to N has 3 pointed arched 2 light windows, cinquefoil lights, chamfered surrounds, hoodmoulds linked to roll moulded string course. Gauged stone segmental arched head and chamfered surround to entrance between 2 bays to W. Plinth. Nailhead eaves cornice. Coped gable parapet at E end of nave. Projecting from E bay of nave is tower, 2 lower stages square on plan. Plinth. 2 lancets with foiled heads under a round arch in string course to N, pointed arched entrance to W. Upper slit openings and clock faces. Bracketed cornice. Round belfry with 4 paired lancets with foiled heads, quatrefoil and trefoil friezes, heavily moulded cornice. Shingled conical spire. Vestry is brick on stone base with hipped roof and a stack. 3 light pointed arched E window with elaborate geometrical tracery. Coped gable parapet. Angle buttresses to N with string course rising over a single lancet and an upper trefoil on return. 1907 extension has alternating bands of stone and brick of varying widths, narrower nearer top. W end set slightly behind earlier nave. 3 pointed heads to W window with lights grouped 2:3:2, geometrical tracery and hoodmould. Upper pair of lancets with a cinquefoil and hoodmould. Tile coped gable parapet. Stone quoins to S. Porch in W bay, heavy plinth, double chamfered pointed entrance arch, hood mould with mask stops. Steeply pitched coped gable parapet. 3 pointed arched 2 light windows to nave, Y tracery, string course at sill level. Continuous roof over chancel with 2 similar windows to E and a pair of trefoiled and quatrefoiled lancets nearer nave. Lean-to vestry to S, 3 bays with small buttresses, square headed windows. Entrance in W return, 3 light window in E return. Chancel projects beyond earlier build with taller ridge. Two 3 light E end windows with simple foiled tracery, hoodmoulds. Stone quoins. Tile coped gable parapet. Interior: original chancel arch is pointed with florid respond capitals. Arcade separates builds, 2 massive round arches to a central pier with a moulded cap to nave, 1 round arch between chancels with stone quoined respond piers with moulded caps. Stone quoined buttresses in place of chancel arch in later build. Continuous wall passage to E, S and W of later build at sill level of windows in deep embrasures, string course below wall passage, blind lancets alternate with nave windows, moulded colonnette between 2 E windows, round arch over sedilia in chancel. Ceiled roofs, later build is 1 barrel vaulted space. C19 font, square bowl on octagonal stem with corner shafts, stained glass Christ in Majesty at original E end. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TQ0697495340

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TQ 06974 95340

Map

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