CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100842
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, THE GREEN

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Three Rivers (District Authority)
Parish:
Croxley Green
National Grid Reference:
TQ 06974 95340

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
158793
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/09727/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Back. Source Historic England Archive
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