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SEATON CHURCH LANE SP 9089-9189 10/127 10.11.55 Church of All Hallows. GV II

Parish church. Early C12 in origin, with S door and shafts of chancel arch surviving from that date. N aisle and nave arcade are late C12; S aisle and arcade are similar but slightly later. C13 chancel. Late C13 W tower and spire. C14 S porch. Clerestory added, aisles refenestrated and remainder thoroughly restored 1874-5 by N.M. Fawcett of Cambridge. Coursed limestone rubble, the chancel part banded with ironstone; slate roofs. W tower is of 3 stages and has angle buttresses and broach spire with 3 tiers of lucarnes. Bell-chamber has tall 2-light traceried openings with shafts, all much restored. Below are cusped round windows to N and S, and tall narrow W window with traceried lights. Nave has moulded parapet and C19 3-bay clerestory with cusped roundels. Aisles also have moulded parapets, and 3 bays of Cl9 rectangular windows, each window of 3 cusped lights. Similar window to organ chamber at E end and of N aisle. N aisle retains original W window with 2 traceried lights, and arched door. South aisle retains cusped lancet in W end, and original 3-light E window with cusped intersecting tracery. S doorway has fine roll mouldings and billet moulding to arch, and jambs with pairs of slender shafts, richly carved capitals and friezes, and moulded bases. S porch has good moulded 2-centred arch with flanking traceried pilaster buttresses and carved stops to inner label. Ogee-traceried windows in sides of porch. Chancel has moulded parapet, keeled sill string, remains of dripmould, and gabled buttresses. 3 bays of good arched windows, each with pair of arched lights, blind cusped roundel and banded ironstone jambs. Large C19 3-light E window with original outer shafts and jambs. S door with double hollow-chamfered surround and carved head stops to hoodmould. Interior: tower arch is triple hollow-chamfered with half-quatrefoil shafts to jambs. Fine 3-bay nave arcades with richly moulded semi-circular arches on cylindrical piers. S piers and one N pier have moulded capitals with a narrow band of nailhead; other N piers have waterleaf capitals. 2 arches on N side are of banded ironstone and limestone. Arched niche with rebate for door in SE pier. S aisle has W window seat incorporating panels and balusters of former font, each panel with raised stone cross. 2 tomb recesses and 2 piscinae, one cusped, in S wall of aisle. Chancel arch has roll mouldings and good early C12 shafts with carved capitals and frieze. Above is a semi-circular arched window. Chancel has fine C13 window shafts, C19 arch to vestry and aumbry in N wall, cusped aumbries flanking altar, and fine group of piscina and triple sedilia with trefoil arches in S wall. C19 roofs throughout. Most fittings are late C19, except for an octagonal stone basin, formerly a font, a chest with iron straps in the porch, and early-mid C18 altar rails with dropped wooden balusters. Stained glass in E window by Heaton, Butler and Bayne. The only notable monuments are a medieval effigy in S aisle, and a memorial tablet of 1852 to the Monckton family.

Listing NGR: SP9042198250


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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: 08 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15860/12
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