CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1361524
Date first listed:
06-Jun-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, MAIN STREET

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

District:
Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Little Casterton
National Grid Reference:
TF 01805 09909

Details

TF 0009-0109 LITTLE CASTERTON MAIN STREET 11/113 (north side)

6.6. 61 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS GV II*

Church, exterior appearance mainly C13, but with earlier origin. "Repaired" 1844 of coursed rubble, with lead roofs to nave and south aisle, and Collyweston stone slate roofs to north aisle and chancel, the latter steeply pitched. Two-bay nave with aisles and C15 clerestory, chancel, gabled south porch dated 1837 on buttress, early C13 round headed north doorway, twin west bellcote. Lancet windows with moulded stringcourse beneath. Interior: 2-bay round-arched nave arcade carried on cylindrical piers - north side pre-1200, with waterleaf capitals, square abaci and roll-mouldings to the arches, south side early C13 with circular abaci and double chamfered arches. C15 nave roof with carved angel figures and bosses. Late C13 tomb recess in south aisle, with 2 coffin lids carved with foliated crosses. South aisle also has piscina. Norman tympanum carved with Tree of Life displayed in north aisle. C13 wall painting of Ecclesia and Synagogua in jambs of west lancet, and some more fragmentary remains of painting also in south aisle. Barrel-vaulted chancel has very fine arched piscina flanked by tiny shafts with crocketted gable above, supported by head-stops. Foliage carving in spandrel. Drain in floor below in form of 4-petalled flower, apparently from the destroyed church at Pickworth. Brass to Thomas Burton of Tolethorpe d.1381 and wife. N Pevsner, Leicestershire and Rutland, pp 305-6.

Listing NGR: TF0180509909

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
187201
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1960), 305-6

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: 29 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/05617/26
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