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ALL SAINTS CHURCH

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: ALL SAINTS CHURCH

List entry Number: 1122533

Location

ALL SAINTS CHURCH, GUITHAVON STREET, WITHAM, CM8 1BN

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113626

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WITHAM GUITHAVON STREET TL 8114

2/126 All Saints Church II

Church. 1841, by Brown of Norwich. Grey Gault brick and stone dressings, with knapped flint panels and grey slate roof. Cruciform plan, with nave, north and south aisles, Chancel and 2 Transepts. West and south porches. Nave is of 6 bays of tall lancet windows, with drip moulds and head stops. Between each window is a 3 stage buttress. Moulded string below cills. Modillioned eaves, formerly parapetted. Same detailing returns along east and west walls of the transepts. West front has full height decorative porch with central doorway, flanked by 2 windows, with moulded 2 centred arches, on attached columns with moulded bases and capitals. Each arch is summounted by a moulded gable with finial. Above, the west window is of 3 lights with 2 centred arches, drip moulds and head stops. All surmounted by a gable with a finial. Flanking buttresses in 4 stages, are surmounted by octagonal finials with conical caps. North face of porch has a single window matching those to the Nave, and south face has a doorway with moulded 2 centred arch, and small window over. Parapet gables incorporating clocks have been added to north and south. Aisles culminate in parapet gables with moulded trefoil windows above a bracketted string and tall windows matching Nave. Flanking buttresses in 3 stages with gabled caps. Tall gabled and buttressed bell cote. North and south gable ends of transepts have 3 light windows with 2 centred heads drip moulds and head stops, 3 stage flanking buttresses with gabled caps. Late C19 gabled porch added to south transept with 2 centred arch and grey slate roof. Chancel was originally one bay, extended by a further bay, in late C19 and has 3 gables to east end. Central 3 light window, flanked by single light windows, with buttresses between. Moulded string at cill level with grey brick below. Early C20 single storey vestry added to east wall of north transept. Grey brick with one large panel of knapped flint. Parapet wall and moulded string. North door and window have Tudor arches with drip moulds. East window has 2 centred head. (A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840; H Colvin.)

Listing NGR: TL8193314585

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978)

National Grid Reference: TL 81933 14585

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