CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1356042
Date first listed:
17-Jan-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, SWAN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, SWAN LANE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Leigh
National Grid Reference:
SU 06244 92159

Details

SU 09 SE THE LEIGH SWAN LANE (south side)

5/224 Church of All Saints (formerly listed as All Saints Chapel) 17.1.55 II*

Anglican parish church. C14 and 1896 by C.E. Ponting. Squared limestone rubble, stone slate roof. Nave rebuilt from old church and new chancel added, all at cost of £1,300. C14 porch entrance with wave moulding and hood. Sundial above. Inner door has simple chamfer. C14 two and 3-light ogee headed windows to nave. Chancel windows in Perpendicular style, 3-light east window, 2-light north window, all with flattened cusping. Angle buttresses. Organ recess under extension of chancel roof. Foliated crosses to gables. Timber framed tower over west bay of tower, roughcast externally and with 2-light pointed bell openings. Hipped gablet roof. Interior: Porch has ogee niche, with some red paint, and arch braced collar beam roof on moulded wall plate. False purlins. Incised date 1659. Nave of 5 bays, open timber roof probably medieval in origin but dated 1638 on crenellated wall plate with inscriptions, and initials IT, IL and CW 1783 on purlin. C17 carved principal rafters and decorated purlins. Wavy windbraces to lowest bay. East bay of roof is panelled with carved bosses at intersections of moulded ribs. West bay contains heavy braced frame for tower. Chancel has panelled barrel vault and original C19 fittings. Fittings: Font, limestone. C13. Four-lobed basin on slightly lobed stem. Pulpit C18 simple oak panelled with tester. C19 screen across west bay of nave forming vestry.

Listing NGR: SU0624492159

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
317874
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: 13 Nov 2004
Reference: IOE01/13598/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Rendle. Source Historic England Archive
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