CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1299178
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Longhope
National Grid Reference:
SO6845719798

Details

SO 61 NE 6/107

LONGHOPE CHURCH ROAD (east side)

Church of All Saints

GV II*

Parish church: C12, C14, C15, C19 restoration. Random rubble, irregular larger stone quoins to transepts and chancel, better squared to upper part of tower, ashlar to parapet; tiled roof. Nave, transepts, chancel, west tower, south porch, vestry. Tower, four stages with plain string courses: lowest central pilaster buttress, to right doorway, radiating voussoirs above semi-circular headed lintel with steep segmental soffit. Tapered lancet with square-head second stage; trefoil head to lancet third stage, 2- light window with stone louvres top. Moulded string with corner gargoyles set diagonally, above crenellated parapet, with crocketed corner finials. Nave, moulded stone and timber eaves on timber corbels: buttress on left, blocked round-headed window, to right carved head over ridge of porch roof, beyond 2-light reticulated tracery window. Porch gabled, plain, chamfered doorway, flat- headed single light above, with above an angled sundial. South transept, cross-gabled apex to gable with remains of cross: 2- light Y tracery window with hoodmould. Chancel, blocked priest's door on left, single lancet to right; below Arrowsmith monument, early C18, lettering recut, above half pyramid. 3-light C19 window with reticulated tracery; below top of arch appears at ground level: blocked lancet to right. Interior: wide, plain arches to transepts, flat plaster ceiling to nave. Brass standards for earlier lighting remain. Royal Arms (William III) over south door: Decalogue, Pater Noster and Creed on two trompe l'oeil diptychs on painted boards, early C19. Recumbent effigy of priest in North Transept. Restored 1869 by A. W. Maberly; battlements later replaced spire. (D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1970; old photograph in vestry).

Listing NGR: SO6845719798

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
354181
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)

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: 13 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16048/23
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