CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1176684
Date first listed:
11-Jul-1983
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, STANSTED ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, STANSTED ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Stortford
National Grid Reference:
TL 49374 21401

Details

1. 5253 STANSTED ROAD (East Side)

Church of All Saints TL 4921 SW:4/79

II

2. 1936 by S E Dykes Bower. Rough limestone with ashlar dressings. West front to road has tall, broad, central tower with steep, hipped, red tile roof. Three excessively tall lancets beneath 2 smaller ones and eaves cornice. Flanking single storey aisles have doors recessed in cinquefoil arches. Buttresses at angles and to aisle walls. Steps and walls to front. Interior. Tall nave of 4 bays with giant drum piers and pointed arches; coffered wagon roof. Aisless chancel has east rose window with flowing tracery and 2 south windows of paired plain lancets beneath a multifoil oculus. Four trefoiled sedilia. Aisles have paired lancets and steep coffered roofs. C19 open timber lych gate at south west corner of churchyard with cruciform shingle roof and traceried side panels. Part of original 1851 church, burnt 1935. The church dominates the east aspect of the town. (Pevsner 2nd Ed Rev (1977) 102).

Listing NGR: TL4937421401

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
160972
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 102

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: 05 Sep 1999
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