CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1381145
Date first listed:
19-Nov-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Nov-1999
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, BATH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, BATH STREET

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Warwick (District Authority)
Parish:
Royal Leamington Spa
National Grid Reference:
SP 32001 65428

Details

ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA

SP3165SE BATH STREET 1208-1/8/27 (East side) 19/11/53 Church of All Saints (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH TERRACE Church of All Saints)

GV II*

Church. 1843-1869, with later additions and alterations and incorporating north transept wall of 1825. By JG Jackson, of Leamington, with the vicar, Dr John Craig; 1867 south transept by TC Barry; with additions and alterations of 1889, including chancel screen donated by Sidney Flavel Jr; and additional 2 west bays of nave and south-west porch and tower of 1892-1902 by Sir A Blomfield. 1986 addition of Urquart Room and Parish Offices to west end of nave. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. STYLE: French Gothic. PLAN: 4-stage south-west tower with porch; 6-bay nave with clerestory and aisles, nave has north-west turret; 2-bay transepts, to north transept an entrance, also an east turret with clock with steeple, and to south transept an entrance with Galilee porch; apsidal chancel with north Lady Chapel and south Chapel of All Souls. EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, moulded band; stepped buttresses to aisles and tower; battlements. Tower: west entrance porch to lower stage: a plank door in hollow-chamfered, pointed-arched surround with foliage to spandrels and architrave with traceried decoration; above a 3-light window to each side. Second stage: band, 2-light windows. Third stage: band, slits. Fourth stage: band, tall, 2-light belfry openings, band, low parapet with pinnacles with finials to angles. Nave: to west end a tall, 5-light window; aisles, 2 windows to west have 4-centred arches, otherwise pointed-arched, 5-light windows. Clerestorys have 5-light, pointed-arched windows. Transepts: rose window to each end, that to south derived from Church of St Ouen, Rouen, that to north derived from Rouen Cathedral. To east and south ends of south chapel are tall, 3-light, pointed-arched windows. Apse has 5 tall 3-light windows. INTERIOR: balcony to west end. Column clusters to nave and transepts with treble-chamfered, pointed-arched arcade with roll-moulding to head. To transepts are 4-centred-arched openings with traceried frieze above, and within to north-east a tall pointed arch with double-chamfered, hollow moulding, containing organ. Carved reredos based on Last Supper. Hammer

beam roof. Medieval effigy of an abbot in north porch. Wall tablets dating back to 1808. Apse stained glass, 1851, by Chance of Birmingham. HISTORICAL NOTE: Bath Street was a main street of the C18 village of Leamington. All Saints Church forms part of a group which includes Victoria Bridge, Parade, the Royal Pump Room and Baths, Parade and Victoria Terrace (qqv). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Wedgwood A: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-1990: 333-4; Cave LF: Royal Leamington Spa Its History and Development: Chichester: 1988-: 138-140).



Listing NGR: SP3200165428

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
481505
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cave, L F, Royal Leamington Spa Its History and Development, (1988), 138-140
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 333-334

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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