CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1300266
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1986
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.

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ham
National Grid Reference:
SU 32948 62924

Details

HAM CHURCH ROAD SU 36 SW 6/l13 Church of All Saints I Anglican parish church. C13, C14, 1733-C1740 and 1849. Various stones and Corallian rag dressings, flint and pebbledashing. Tiled roof. Nave, chancel and west tower possibly Romanesque in origin and C18 north porch. Lancet windows to nave, chancel and tower, but latter with 2-light windows to west. South side of nave rebuilt 1849, and 2 Romanesque revival windows and contemporary vestry to chancel. Three-stage tower, now mostly, C14 repaired and refaced C18; pebbledashed with 1 offset and angle buttresses. Crenellated parapet. C18 dormer windows at west end of nave lighting gallery. Interior: Nave of 4 bays with probably C18 cambered ties and wavy queen struts, ceiled at collar leve, probably C16. Raked west gallery of C18 with baluster rail and 3 text panels on face. Chancel has low pitched roof and raised east end. Fittings: Communion rail, C18 oak with turned balusters. Pulpit 1849. Font of limestone octagonal bowl with painted C18 cover. C18 low box pews and slightly raised manrial pew. Choir stalls of 1849. Painted piscina. Oak bell frame of 1633 in tower. Monuments: Chancel: Wall monument, 1719, white marble, to Rev RICHARD GILLINGHAM, inscribed panel with elaborate curtaining and putti,urn above and arms below. Tablet, 1843, black and white marble, to Rev. SUMNER SMITH, by Bussel of Gloster. Nave: Wooden wall aedicule; of 1590 to JOHN HUNT, Yeoman. Broken pediment with urn over marbled wood columns. Purbeck slab with inset brass of 2 kneeling figures and inscription. Some C19 and C20 wall brasses and tablets. (Reference: Church guide (undated). Betjeman: English Country Churches.)

Listing NGR: SU3294662924

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
310838
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Church of All Saints Church Guide Ham Wiltshire
Betjeman, , English Country Churches

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: 01 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05989/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Graham J Greaves. Source Historic England Archive
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