CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1363771
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1960
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.

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Cherhill
National Grid Reference:
SU 06337 71490

Details

CHERHILL YATESBURY SU 07 SE 10/114 Church of All Saints 20.12.60 GV I Anglican parish church, C12 origins, C13 and C15, with chancel of 1855 by C.H. Gabriel. Ashlar with stone slate roofs and coped gables. Nave, south porch, north aisle, west tower, chancel and north vestry. C15 three-stage west tower with diagonal buttresses to bottom stage, moulded plinth, string courses, embattled parapet and corner pinnacles. Canted south stair tower up to second stage. Two-light pointed bell-openings. West front has moulded four-centred doorway with hoodmould under large Perpendicular 3- light window with hood and, at second stage, a small single light. Ashlar nave with embattled parapets, some chalk rubble visible in east wall. South side has stepped buttresses each end, moulded plinth and cornice, large 3-light Perpendicular windows flanking porch and at east end, canted embattled rood-stair tower. Porch has coped gable, pointed arch and scratch dial. North aisle is rubble stone with some chalk and ashlar embattled parapet. Cornice with gargoyles. Low blocked door with flat headed Perpendicular 3-light window each side. 1855 chancel has south side 2-light and single light windows. East end reticulated- tracery 3-light, north side single light and lean-to vestry. Interior: porch has C15 rafter roof. C19 neo-Norman south door, but from inside framed in large round arch of a c1200 arcade with round piers and round caps, one plain, one with a scroll moulding. C15 tower arch, C15 four-bay nave roof, low-pitched with moulded cambered tie-beams and tracery over. End bay is ceiled with stars affixed. Early C13 Early English north arcade of 3-bays with round piers and pointed 2-chamfer arches. Leaf motif carved over each pier. Lean-to north aisle roof. Pointed 2-chamfer chancel arch with hoodmould and bead stops. 1855 chancel has scissor rafter roof, walls completely covered in painted pattern decoration, encaustic tile floor, low stone screen and bright c1855 east window glass with attractive naive figures, monogrammed M.E. or E.M. South windows have crudely drawn figures of c1855. In nave, stone canted-fronted pulpit, C19, and commandment boards enamelled on metal. On north aisle, plaque to G. Hungerford of Studley, died 1764 and under tower one to Sarah Vaisey, died 1795. In nave exceptional Norman font with heavy band of upright stylised leaves below and band of trail scrolls above. (Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine 18 1879; 319; Builder 1844; 542; N. Pevsner Wiltshire 1975; 601-2: Wilts Record Office has plans of 1855 by C.H. Gabriel for chancel)

Listing NGR: SU0633471491

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
316238
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975), 601-602
'The Builder' in The Builder, (1844), 542
'Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine' in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, , Vol. 18, (1879), 319

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: 25 Mar 2003
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