CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1355483

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)

Parish: Honington

National Grid Reference: SP 26135 42667

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Details

HONINGTON SP2642 10/112 Church of All Saints 13/10/66 (Formerly listed as Parish Church of All Saints)

GV I

Church. West tower of c.1275-1300. Rest c.1680-5. Limestone ashlar. Tiled roof. 4 bays. Apsidal chancel, nave, north and south aisles, west tower. Chancel and north and south aisles have tall round headed windows with eared architraves and lead cames. South aisle has entrance to left with moulded stone surrounds, floating cornice and 6-panelled door. Stone plinth. String course. Stone parapet surmounted by flaming urns. West tower of 3 stages. Entrance has heavy moulded wood surround and plank door. Single pointed arched window to first stage has moulded hood mould and framentary remains of label stops to each face. Third stage has a 2-light Decorated window with hood mould and label stop. String courses. Angle buttresses. Parapet with finials. Interior: nave has north and south arcades of 4 bays. Tuscan columns on high plinths. Moulded and chamfered capitals with egg and dart decoration. Panelled soffits. Shallow segmental plastered ceiling is divided into panels. Elaborate cornice. C17-C19 fittings and furnishings: chancel has communion rails with twisted and carved balusters. Benches and box pews, most pews cut down. Hexagonal pulpit with fielded panels and angle posts carved with pendants of fruit and flowers. Reading desk. Font of stone with reeded and gadrooned underside. Monuments: west end of nave has monuments to the Parker family including an imposing marble monument to Sir Henry Parker and his son Hugh d.1713 and 1712. Fluted pilaster surrounds. Surmounted by flaming urns flanking a cartouche. South wall has monuments to members of the Townsend family including a pedimented marble monument with cartouche to Joseph Townsend d.1763, wall tablet to Judith Townsend d.1795. North wall has C19 monuments to members of the Townsend family. C19 stained glass. Sir Henry Parker rebuilt the church in the 1680's. The Church of All Saints is situated immediately to the south-east of Honington Hall (q.v.). (Cornforth, J. Country Life, Sept 21st, 1978, Honington Hall, Warks I, pp.791-792; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, 1981, p.314).



Listing NGR: SP2613842669

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 305875

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Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgewood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1981), 314
'Country Life' in 21 September, (1978), 791-2

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