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Latitude: 51.832 / 51°49'55"N
Longitude: -0.7036 / 0°42'13"W
OS Eastings: 489425
OS Northings: 215611
OS Grid: SP894156
Mapcode National: GBR D2W.2Y3
Mapcode Global: VHDV6.R6CY
Entry Name: Tower of the Old Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 30 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078012
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355756
Location: Tring Rural, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23
Civil Parish: Tring Rural
Built-Up Area: Long Marston
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Tring
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TRING RURAL CHAPEL LANE
8/120 Tower of the Old Church
30.11.66 of All Saints
Church tower. C15 (rest of church demolished 1883 and features
incorporated in new Church of All Saints in Tring Road (q.v.)). Flint
rubble faced with uncoursed knapped flint chequered with Totternhoe
stone and with dressings of the same stone. C18 red brick crenellations
and some restored heads to top openings. A slender square tower of 2
stages with diagonal buttresses and offsets, string course below upper
stage, and low plinth. Small bell-stage openings, that on N complete
with 4-centred pointed head and blind spandrels. Large W window of lower
stage of 3 cinquefoiled lights with remains of leaded glazing. Narrow
chamfered slit window to upper stage on E and S. Tall chancel arch of 2
chamfered orders blocked in rough stonework with pointed arched head
over battened door. The interior is plastered and there is a scarsement
below the heavily beamed floor of the bell chamber just above head of W
window. 2 pairs of bull-nosed stone corbels set in N wall. Roof
structure decayed and rubbish but no fittings in base of tower. The
church was a chapel-of-ease in Tring parish up to 1867 and formerly had
an aisleless nave, chancel, and S porch which were demolished in 1883.
An architect's report on the ruinous state of the church in 1881 is
printed as appendix I by Vincent. (VCH(1908)291:RCHM(1911)223 no. 2:
Listing NGR: SP8942515611
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