Church of All Saints

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1117199
Date first listed:
24-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
Church of All Saints, Farnborough

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Location

Statutory Address:
Church of All Saints, Farnborough

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Farnborough
National Grid Reference:
SU 43515 81936

Details

SU 48 SW 2/10

FARNBOROUGH FARNBOROUGH VILLAGE Church of All Saints

24-11-66

I

Church. C11, altered C14 and restored C19. Flint with Bath stone dressings some render and ashlar tower; tiled roofs. West tower, nave, chancel, south porch.

South elevation: Tower to left: three stages with diagonal buttresses to first stage and crenellated parapet, two-light louvre in chamfered recessed arch in top stage, large carved head forming gargoyle at base of parapet; stair turret at junction of tower and nave with small cusped headed window at ground floor and lancet at top with carved head of a hound below it; Nave: rendered, two-light window under square drip mould to left of south porch, double doors in chamfered four-centred arched opening, two-light window to right; Chancel: flint with door in four-centred arched opening with two-light window to right.

West Elevation: Tower, three-light window on lowest stage; small round headed window in recessed chamfered square opening on second stage; clock face across double louvre on top stage: large grotesque gargoyle at base of parapet.

North elevation: flint, to left chancel with two-light window and small round headed window; Nave: with C11 north doorway of round arched opening with simple chamfered impost blocks, flanked by small round headed windows.

Interior: plastered and painted; Chancel: two bays with restored timber roof: Nave: four bays with restored timber roof; two-centred chancel arch, recessed and chamfered, springing from short piers on moulded brackets: four-centred arch to tower with carved stone angels at springing.

Monuments: flanking east window are two marble plaques with leaf surrounds supporting skulls and curved pediments, to the left to William Garnam and wife, to the right to Bartholomew Price, wife and daughter.

Fittings: stone piscina on pillar base, C19 carved stone font on base of grouped columns with octagonal bowl and carved timber cover.

Listing NGR: SU4351681936

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
39826
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ditchfield, P H, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Berkshire, (1906), 22-23
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 143
Websites
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 5 February 2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html

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: 03 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05967/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Alan Rosevear. Source Historic England Archive
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