CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1184836
Date first listed:
30-May-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Harbury
National Grid Reference:
SP 37449 60016

Details

HARBURY CHURCH STREET SP3760, SP3759 (North side) 11/78, 13/78 Church of All Saints 30/05/67

GV II

Church. C13. Tower later C13, with top part possibly 1811. Restored and enlarged 1873: nave largely rebuilt, south aisle widened, north aisle and organ chamber/vestry added. Chancel, south aisle and tower of squared coursed limestone rubble. Chancel has some sandstone and sandstone dressings. South aisle has ironstone dressings. Upper part of tower of Flemish bond brick. Nave, north aisle and chapel of regular coursed limestone with ironstone dressings. Tile roofs have coped stone gable parapets with weatherings and kneelers and remains of cross finials. Stone stack. Aisled nave, chancel, north chapel and south-west tower. 2-bay chancel, 5-bay nave. Buttresses of 2 offsets throughout. Chancel has splayed plinth. Diagonal buttresses. C19 geometrical and bar tracery and hood moulds with block stops throughout. 3-light east window. Small studded plank south door in chamfered surround. 2 straight-headed 2-light traceried windows. Small C13 low-side chamfered lancet. C13 north lancet. South aisle has diagonal and south buttresses. 3-light east window. C19 Early English style double-leaf south door in angle abutting tower has inner continuous roll moulding and roll moulded arch on nook shafts. Two 3-light windows. Nave has shallow south-west and large north-west buttress. 4-light west window. Organ chamber/vestry has 3-light east window. Chamfered north doorway. Lateral stack with offsets. North aisle has east angle, west diagonal and north buttresses. Doorway in fourth bay, similar to south side, has moulded arch with nailhead. 3-light windows; second bay has reticulated tracery. 3-light west window. Tower of 3 stages has massive west setback buttresses of 4 offsets. South buttress has painted sundial. South east clasping buttress. South and west lancets. Second stage, partly of 1811, has south clock face of c.1835 set in lozenge panel. Small round-arched window, largely of brick, above. Small blocked west window. Moulded string course. Third stage has clasping buttresses. Small round-arched bell openings with wooden louvres and cut-out quatrefoils. Plain cornice. Crenellated parapet. Interior: chancel has C19 hammerbeam roof. Wide segmental-pointed arch of 2 chamfered orders to organ chamber and vestry. Wide chancel arch of 2 continuous chamfered orders. 3-bay south arcade of c.1300, of 2 chamfered orders with bar stops, and octagonal piers with moulded capitals. Similar 5-bay north arcade of 1873. Wide south tower arch of 3 chamfered orders, the outer segmental-pointed and the inner with moulded imposts. Nave, aisles and chapel have arched braced queen strut roofs of 1873, with wind braces to nave. Organ chamber has arch to aisle of 2 chamfered orders, the outer segmental-pointed. South aisle has timber internal porch. Renewed west arch to tower of 3 chamfered orders, the inner with moulded imposts, the outer segmental pointed. Fittings: mostly of c.1873. Carved stone reredos. Chancel has encaustic tiled floor. Octagonal font. Timber octagonal pulpit, north aisle screen and benches. Chancel and south aisle have mid C18 communion rails with column-on-vase balusters, those in aisle possibly imported from elsewhere. Early C17 carved chest. Stained glass: east and chancel north windows c.1873. Chancel south east 1890, centre 1899, south-west 1897. Tower south c.1873. Monuments: tower east: early C18. Wall monument with Corinthian pilasters. The work carried out in 1873 cost £4,000. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.6, p:106; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.307; Kelly's Directory of Warwickshire, 1892, pp.l03-l04).

Listing NGR: SP3744960016

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
307074
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1951), 106
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 307
'Kellys Directory' in Warwickshire, (1892), 103-104

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: 03 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04028/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Walter Chinn. Source Historic England Archive
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