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Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
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SU 20054 38562


ALLINGTON BOSCOMBE SU 23 NW (west side) 4/5 Church of St Andrew 18.2.58 GV I

Anglican parish church. C13, C15, refitted 1633, repaired 1755 and restored 1936-8. Flint with limestone dressings, tiled roofs. Nave with western bell turret, chancel and north chapel, now vestry at right angles to nave. South nave door with chamfered round arch and mass dial on jamb. Two-light square headed trefoiled windows, east chancel wall rebuilt 1755 with 3-light window and blind spandrel. Small timber window with iron casement lighting pulpit. North door to chancel also chamfered and east door to vestry, retaining cross boarded C17 door and lock. Vestry remodelled raised in C17, has 5-light transomed and ovolo moulded north window. Square turret, clad in shingles and pyramidal tiled roof. Bench mark on south-west quoins. Interior: Nave has C19 trussed rafter roof, and bracketed truss supporting turret. Walls whitewashed over C18 and earlier paintings. Chancel divided off by beam and plastered spandrel over in lieu of wall, brackets to beam removed. Chancel roof, C15, also trussed rafters to carry plaster vault, now removed. Moulded tie beams and wall plates. Walls whitewashed. No piscina or aumbry. Fittings: Font, a simple tub with base torus set on short column, medieval. C17 cover with turned baluster supported by simple ogee brackets. Pulpit dated HS.1633.ID, panelled, the upper panels carved, reset over 6 steps and provided with panelled tester in 1709. C17 box pews, probably also 1633, reworked in C19. Panelled screen to large opening to vestry and panelled door. Monuments: In nave, north wall. A marble scroll with tie on grey marble field, by Osmund of Sarum, to Ellen Atkins, died 1851. In chancel: White marble tablet on grey, by Sanders of London, to Winifred Anne and Elizabeth Faucett, died 1830 and 1851, draped urn over. East wall, an oval white panel on grey, to Rev John Jennings, died 1763. Over chancel beam, royal arms of Victoria. Two brasses, one commemmorating placing of roadside seats after second world war. Glass, 3 yellow stained sun and star in east window, probably C16. Richard Hooker, Divine & Apologist ?1553-1600, rector 1591-95 completed The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity here before leaving for Bishopsbourne, Kent, and Isaac Walton, son of Izaac Walton was rector, 1679-80. (Churches of the Bourne Valley, 1985)

Listing NGR: SU2005338560


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Churches of the Upper Bourne Valley, (1985)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 23 Mar 2007
Reference: IOE01/11789/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Read. Source Historic England Archive
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