CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1368423
Date first listed:
21-Nov-1966
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:
Oxfordshire
District:
Vale of White Horse (District Authority)
Parish:
Pusey
National Grid Reference:
SU 36049 96526

Details

PUSEY SU39NE 3/162 Church of All Saints 21/11/66 GV II*

Church. 1745-50 for J.A. Pusey; top of tower c.1840. Limestone ashlar to west porch, dressed and coursed limestone with strap pointing and ashlar quoins to other walls; roof not visible. Oblong plan, with transeptal north and south chapels and west tower and porch. Mid Georgian style. Venetian east window; memorial inscription to William White d.1655 in south wall of chancel. Venetian windows to end walls of transeptal chapels which have flat string with cavetto moulded soffit beneath parapet; also two lunettes flanking segmental arch over 6-panelled (2 glazed) door to each of west walls. Semi-circular keyed arch with impost blocks to each side wall of nave, which has similar arch to pedimented west porch; segmental arch over 3-panelled double-leaf west door in porch. Parapet ramped up to west tower of c.1840; similar semi-circular arches with plain string at impost level and bracketed Italian style cornice to Greek acroteria. Interior: Moulded plaster cornices. Carved face of Christ in south chancel wall. Semi-circular keyed chancel arch with impost blocks; mid C19 rail. Venetian screens to side chapels. South chapel has pedimented doorway with Roman Ionic pilasters, wall tablet to Philip Pusey d.1867 and large monument by Peter Scheemakers to Jane and J.A. Pusey d. 1742 and 1753; broken pediment and Roman Ionic pilasters frame reredos with bust over reclining female figure holding book. North chapel has oval tablet by William Bird for M. Dunch, d.1679, which has crude weeping putti flanking heraldic crest at top; Nave has elaborate mid C18 octagonal font, royal arms carved in stone over door and reset incised memorial slab with figures of Henry Dogget and wife. d.1480. (R. Gunn, Dictionary of British Sculptors, 1600-1821, 1951, pp,55, 344; Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.195).

Listing NGR: SU3604996526

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
250992
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953), 55
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953), 55
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953), 344
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1975), 195

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: 11 Oct 2007
Reference: IOE01/17034/32
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