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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Weston Underwood, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9825 / 52°58'56"N

Longitude: -1.5795 / 1°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 428329

OS Northings: 342873

OS Grid: SK283428

Mapcode National: GBR 5BT.3GC

Mapcode Global: WHCFF.Q92F

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78944

Location: Weston Underwood, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Weston Underwood

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Mugginton and Kedleston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

2/102 (West Side)
13.2.67 Church of All Saints
Parish Church. C11, C12, C13, C14, C15 and C18. Coursed squared
sandstone with ashlar dressings. Lead roofs with moulded coped
parapets. Plain tile roof to porch with coped gables. West tower,
nave with south aisle and porch, chancel. Tower of three stages
divided by a chamfered and a plain stringcourse, the upper one to
the north and part of west side is arched as a corbel table. South
wall of tower rebuilt in ashlar, with an C18 round-arched doorway
with stone lintel and glazed overlight. West elevation has a massive
central buttress with nine set-offs. Lower bell stage to north has
C12 paired bell openings with Gothic arches and polygonal shaft,
embraced by a plain round arch on nook shafts, one missing. C12
roofline visible to east. Upper bell stage of ashlar with battle-
ments. 2-light bell openings in each direction under flat heads.
Cusped arched lights, renewed to south and west without cusping.
Four gargoyles above. Nave and chancel have moulded stringcourses.
The north side has, from the west, a blocked Perp doorway with
moulded surround and hoodmould, two 3-light four-centred arched
windows, deeply set, with concave surrounds. Cusped lights, hood-
moulds. To the left, a 3-light window with plain arched lights
under a square head. Coat of arms above breaking above the parapet.
The chancel east wall has diagonal buttresses, a 3-light Perp east
window similar to those on the north side and a carved stone with
the Staffordshire Knot above. Carved stone to right with crest
of the Sanders family. South side of chancel has one similar Perp
3-light window without cusping. The south aisle has five
buttresses, it extends into the chancel and partly overlaps the
south window. Gabled south porch, with plain chamfered opening,
moulded imposts and hoodmould on head stops. Re-used inverted 2-light
window to east. South aisle has three 3-light windows like those
on the north side. Late C13 Priest's door, re-set, with roll moulding
and outer filletted roll moulding. Moulded capitals. Plank door.
Perp 4-light east window with a transom and two tiers of pointed
cusped lights. South aisle west wall rebuilt in ashlar in C18 with
a plain round-arched window. Early C14 south doorway of two
chamfered orders, the arch with a roll and hollow moulding. Panelled
door. Interior: Round-arched C12 tower arch with keeled responds
and double stepped arch. Above it a round-arched window with deep
splay, probably the west window of the C11 church. South arcade of
four plus two bays, octagonal piers, double chamfered arches, except
for fourth pier which has a section of wall between responds. Chancel
arcade has carved capitals with heads and foliage motifs. In the
south east corner of the chancel a low four-centred arched entrance
opening down into a void, perhaps a crypt. On the north side is a
stringcourse rising over a large aumbry recess. On the north side
the respond of a double chamfered chancel arch, truncated and not
relating to the south arcade. In the nave is a panelled dado made
from C18 box pews. More box pews have been used for the ceiling
under the tower. C18 box pews in the south aisle. C15 parclose
screen in south aisle. C17 pews also in south aisle. Monuments:
Table tomb with brasses to Joanna Knifeton 1475. Wall tablet to
Samuel Webster, died 1759, slate with a moulded stone surround.
Wall tablet to Samuel Pole, died 1758, and on the north wall, a
tablet to a person who died in 1687. C15 octagonal font with
quatrefoil motifs, completely recut in C19. In the south west
corner of the nave and on the underside of an arch in the chancel
are traces of wall painting. Stained glass: In the east window
of the south aisle are C15 shields. In the chancel south window
are fragments of medieval glass. Good C15 roofs throughout with
chamfered tie-beams and purlins and floriat bosses. At the west
end of the south aisle is a C17 bookcase and a board inscribed
to Hugh Radcliffe. In the sanctuary are two C19 wrought iron
and brass standard lamps. C19 brass communion rails.

Listing NGR: SK2833142876

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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