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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.


List entry Number: 1161283



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


District: North East Lincolnshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Waltham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164414

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TA 20 SE 7/47

WALTHAM , HIGH STREET (south side), Church of All Saints 4.1.67

GV II* Parish church. Late C13 - early C14 tower, south aisle, arcades and chancel. Restorations of 1867 and 1874 by James Fowler of Louth included re-roofing, re-seating, new tower ceiling, rebuilding chancel and south aisle, new vestry. North aisle rebuilt 1876. Tower restored and top stage rebuilt by E W Farebrother of Grimsby. Organ chamber of 1911. Ironstone rubble and ashlar, with limestone ashlar patching, dressings, organ chamber and tower parapet. Slate roof. West tower, 3-bay nave with 3-bay north aisle, 4-bay south aisle, 3-bay chancel with organ chamber and vestry adjoining north side. C20 church hall of no special interest adjoins central section of south aisle. 3-stage tower in Early English style: plinth, clasping buttresses, cillband; shafted west lancet with twin lancets above; shafted two-light plate-traceried belfry openings with pierced quatrefoil above and dogtooth moulded surround; gargoyles, coped embattled parapet. Plinth, buttresses to C19 organ chamber and north aisle. Latter has C19 2-light square headed traceried north windows, pointed 3-light traceried west window. Organ chamber: two pointed 2-light traceried windows, C19 to right, restored C13 to left, probably re-set from chancel. South aisle: buttresses, pointed triple-chamfered door with plain hoodmould; C19 square-headed 3-light traceried windows, central one with original C14 head and section of hoodmould; C19 pointed 3-light traceried east and west windows. Chancel: chamfered plinth, angle buttresses and C19 buttresses between bays; south side has pointed chamfered door, late C14-C15 square- headed 2-light traceried window, early C14 pointed 2-light traceried window. Large C19 3-light traceried east window. Interior. 3-bay arcades of pointed double-chamfered arches on quatrefoil piers with diagonal shafts between the foils, moulded capitals and bases on diagonally-set plinths, the north piers slightly more ornate. Wide pointed double-chamfered tower arch on shafted responds with plain moulded capitals and bases. Blocked square- headed door and outline of former nave gable above. Trefoiled ogee-headed piscina to north aisle. Square-headed rood loft doorway to south aisle. Pointed double-chamfered chancel arch with broach-stopped outer chamfer and plain moulded capitals on chamfered jambs. Chancel: cillband to east end; triple sedilia with detached shafts, moulded capitals and pointed moulded arches beneath crocketed and finialed gables; double piscina formerly with trefoiled arches (central sections now missing) beneath square hoodmould with carved foliate ornament; pointed chamfered north door, C19 double- chamfered arch to organ chamber. C19 roofs throughout: quadripartite timber vaulting to tower with moulded ribs and carved boss. Brass to Joanna Waltham (died 1420) and her son and daughter: small half-figures with inscription below, re-set on chancel south window-cill; C14 brass inscription to John and Mary Waltham re-set on chancel north window-cill. Fine C14-C15 Perpendicular font has ornate octagonal bowl with carved flowers and angels holding shields, on later shaft with trefoiled panels and moulded base. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, p 415.

Listing NGR: TA2615103910

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1978), 415

National Grid Reference: TA 26151 03910


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