CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1115943

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH LANE

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

District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Emberton

National Grid Reference: SP 88496 49456

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Details

SP 84 NE EMBERTON CHURCH LANE

5/26 Parish Church of All Saints

17.11.66

- II*

Parish Church. Chancel, nave and aisles built c1340, west tower early C15. Porches and vestry c1870. Nave much restored and clerestory rebuilt c1870. Chancel walls ashlar, remainder of coursed rubblestone. Chancel roof tile, the remainder slated. 2 bay chancel, 5 bay nave with aisles, west tower and north and south porches. Chancel has 5-light east window and 2 windows of 3-lights to each side, all with Decorated flowing ogee light tracery. Plain plinth,moulded sill, string course. Moulded cornice enriched with flowers, grotesque heads and hearts. Buttresses, one to middle of north wall, two at each east angle have gabled heads, those on east have square pinnacles, enriched with crocketed gables and traceried sides, below are niches with trefoil pointed heads and gabled labels. Nave has north and south porches c1870 and 3-light windows with Victorian Decorated tracery, reticulated or flowing, 2 to the east of the porches one to their west (By 1850 all Medieval tracery in the nave had been removed). Clerestory has 5 quatrefoil Victorian windows. West tower of 2 stages with a north east stair-turret and diagonal west buttresses. West doorway of 3 moulded orders, 2-light windows over. Bell chamber has 2-light windows with outer arch of 3 orders. Upper storey replaced belfry removed in 1850. Coped parapet. Interior: Chancel arch early C15 of 2 moulded orders dying into the walls. Nave arcade of 5 bays with pointed arches of 2 moulded orders. Piers of 4 engaged shafts with moulded bell capitals and bases. Moulded labels with modern stops. Tower arch of 3 chamfered acutely pointed orders, outermost continuous, inner two with 3 attached shafts, moulded bell capitals and bases. Piscina and Sedilia range in chancel. 4 bays of cusped ogee arches with moulded capitals and, in spandrels, shields with instruments of the Passion. Piscina in left bay. On north side of chancel oak 3-bay screen withcusped foiled arches, C15; font is octagonal bowl with tracery pattern panels. Stem also panelled. Moulded base, c1400. Brass in chancel north wall, John Mordon alias Andrew, 1410. Figure of priest in mass vestments. North chancel window has stained glass by O'Connor, 1865. At west end War Memorial by Farmer and Brindley, c1920. Alabaster angel on oxblood marble plinth.

RCHM II. 111. Mon. 1

Listing NGR: SP8849649456

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 25 October 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 350931

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 25 October 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/122329
War Memorials Register, accessed 25 October 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/118
Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North, (1913)

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