Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1155172

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1955

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester (District Authority)

Parish: Bighton

National Grid Reference: SU 61016 34481


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Parish church. C12, C13, C19 and early C20. Rubble flint with stone and some brick dressings, all rendered, old plain tile roof. Plan of C12 single cell chancel and nave with late C12 N & S aisles with attached E chapels, all under roof outshot from nave roof. Later W tower and S porch and C19 NE vestry. Chancel has early C12 narrow round headed lights on N and S (that on N hidden by vestry), E window has C19 Y-tracery and hood moulding inserted into earlier opening, and diagonal buttresses, with sloping tiled face. All other windows plain lancets, mostly restored C19, except for small cinquefoiled light W of porch. Porch all plastered including pointed arch to doorway. Tower has masonry lower stage, painted weather- boarded upper stages and hipped foor, with weathervane. Lean-to vestry to N wall of chancel has roof of same pitch but at lower level. Inside chancel early C12 side windows have inclined jambs on inner splays, and E window has jambs with engaged angle shafts, c1300. In SE corner trefoiled piscina, c1300, with projecting draining bowl, nearby squint from S chapel. Arches to chapels plain square pointed with string at springing, c1180. N chapel has blocked E window of 2 trefoiled lights c1300, and in arch trefoiled piscina with shelf. At W ends of both chapels pointed arches. Nave rebuilt late C12 with 2 bay arcades of pointed arches, plain responds and round piers having moulded bases with angle spurs, square abaci, capitals multi-scalloped to S and trumpet scalloped to N. At W end late C12 Purbeck table font with round arcade on sides, on centre column minus outer shafts, nearby against respond c1190 pillar piscina with leaf capital. Tower has C19 groined vaulted ceiling and pointed arch. Belfry has early C16 bell by Roger Landon. Painted and gilded chancel screen with beam above and roof of nave and aisles, 1904 by Sir Ninian Comper. Royal Coat of Arms late C17 on canvas. Monuments 1708 Rev Hopkins, 1811 Rev Harrison, and cartouche tablets of 1695 and 1735. VCH; Vol 3; p 40. 'Buildings of England'; N Pevsner; Penguin; 1966; p 101 - 2.

Listing NGR: SU6237834708


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Legacy System number: 145288

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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1908), 40
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 101-102

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