CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1288962
Date first listed:
13-Mar-1964
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, ACKTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, ACKTON LANE

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

District:
Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Featherstone
National Grid Reference:
SE 42185 22090

Details

FEATHERSTONE ACKTON LANE SE 42 SW (north side) 3/3 Church of All Saints 13.3.64 GV II*

Church. Late medieval (probably C15), restored in late C19. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. West tower, nave with south aisle, chancel with south chapel. Perpendicular style. Three-stage tower, mostly of C19 masonry externally, and without buttresses, has a 2-light traceried west window, a small rectangular window in each side of the 2nd stage, belfry windows of 2 cusped lights with double-chamfered reveals, and a moulded cornice and embattled parapet; on the north side, an external stair turret rising to the 2nd stage, of worn medieval masonry, with a chamfered plinth and 2 offsets. The 2-bay nave has a buttressed north wall with C19 square-headed Perpendicular-style windows: 3 lights to the 1st bay, one and 2 lights to the 2nd bay. On the south side is a restored aisle of 2 bays, with buttresses; the gabled medieval porch to the 1st bay has a 2-centred arched outer doorway with hollow moulded surround, restored gable coping and corner pinnacles, roof carried on 3 massive chamfered transverse arches, an inner doorway with 2 orders of chamfer and an C18 door with 6 fielded panels; to the right of the porch are a C19 two-light window with cusped tracery and a 3-light mullioned window. An embattled parapet to the aisle continues over the chapel, which is of 3 bays, that in the centre with a priest door which has a depressed arched lintel and cavetto moulded surround, and the outer bays with C19 3-light windows. The chancel has a restored Perpendicular east window with a transom, 10 lights above and 5 below, and remains of a drip- mould. Interior: 3-bay aisle arcade of double-chamfered arches on octagonal columns; chancel arch with 2 orders of hollow chamfer; 3-bay chapel arcade like that of the nave; coffered ceiling to chancel, with moulded beams supported by short wall-posts, roll-moulded secondary beams, and carved bosses; blocked doorway in north wall of chancel; C15 font on a pedestal, octagonal with raised carved shields and incised Latin script on the cardinal sides.

Listing NGR: SE4218522090

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
342461
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 25 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/10694/19
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