ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1209349
Date first listed:
18-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
ALL SAINTS CHURCH, CHURCH PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ALL SAINTS CHURCH, CHURCH PLACE

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

District:
Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Freshwater
National Grid Reference:
SZ 34704 87305

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/09/2012

SZ38NW 1354-0/4/174 18/01/67

FRESHWATER CHURCH PLACE All Saints Church

II*

Parish church. This may contain the remains of a Saxon 2 cell church but the nave arcades are late C12, the windows are C13 and the tower is C15, the whole much restored 1872-4. Built of Isle of Wight stone rubble with tiled roof. Nave and aisles with west tower and chancel with north and south chapels. Central west tower with C13 arched doorway and window below and giant arch supporting upper part of the tower which is C15, crenellated, with corner stone finials. South aisle has 4 windows, mainly double lancets with quatrefoils over. C19 gabled south porch with kneelers, cross-shaped saddlestone and arched doorcase. South chapel has 1 double pointed arched window. North aisle has 4 windows, mainly double lancets, with quatrefoil and plain lancet at the end. Gabled north porch and gabled north vestry. C19 chancel with 3 double lancets with trefoils. Interior has late Norman nave of 3 bays having cylindrical piers and square abaci with slight chamfer of c.1200, lengthened by 1 bay in C13. The transept responds are also of c.1200. C19 roof of arch braced type. Nave has C17 marble wall plaque with skull above and coat of arms and 2 Georgian wall plaques. Coat of Arms of Queen Victoria 1857 over North porch. Aisles have C19 scissor-braced roof. South aisle has late C14 Compton brass, Knight with lion. South chapel has late C13 tomb recess, cusped with pierced quatrefoiled circles. Chancel, which was extended in 1872-4 has Victorian roof of arch-braced type. Memorial to Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) who is buried in Westminster Abbey. (Pevsner: B.O.E. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: 744).

Listing NGR: SZ3470487305

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
393063
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 744

Legal

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: 11 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/12356/03
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