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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Brailsford, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9683 / 52°58'5"N

Longitude: -1.6368 / 1°38'12"W

OS Eastings: 424492

OS Northings: 341275

OS Grid: SK244412

Mapcode National: GBR 5BR.T5W

Mapcode Global: WHCFD.TNS9

Plus Code: 9C4WX997+87

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 13 September 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81344

Location: Brailsford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Brailsford

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Brailsford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

13.9.67 Church of All Saints

Parish church. C12, C14, C15, 1629. Coursed squared sandstone with sandstone
dressings. Welsh slate and lead roofs. West tower, nave with south aisle, long
chancel with north vestry. Tower of two unequal stages, divided by a stringcourse.
Diagonal 'buttresses with five set-offs. Battlemented parapet. Projecting staircase
wall to north. West door with perp mouldings, flanked by C18 war memorials.
3-light window above with plain arched lights and perp tracery. Small square opening
above, repeated on north and south sides. 2-light bell openings to each face with
arched lights beneath Y-tracery. South side of tower embraced by south aisle which
has a 2-light west window under a flat head, with cusped lights and mouchettes.
Gabled south porch with broad chamfered round arch with a stone above inscribed
WM 1629. Sundial above. To the right are two 2-light windows with flat-heads and
C19 Dec style tracery, but genuine C14 mullions. Buttress with two set-offs and
similar diagonal buttresses at the angles. Stringcourse and plain parapet. 3-light
east window with Dec tracery with cusped mouchettes. Three rectangular clerestory
windows and a string and plain parapet above with a sundial. The south side of the
chancel has three 2-light windows with C19 tracery of two lancet lights with a
quatrefoil above. Priests doorway between the first two windows from the west.
Two stringcourses above and a plain parapet. The east wall has angle buttresses
and a 3-light window with early C14 tracery. The north side of the chancel has a
C19 lean-to vestry with simple pointed arched doorway to the east and a paired
lancet window to the north. To the right, a 2-light window similar to those on
the south side, but possibly with genuine early C14 tracery. The north side of the
nave has two buttresses and two 2-light windows with flat heads and cusped lights.
Doorway to the right with wave moulding. The interior has a four bay south arcade,
the fourth bay now against the side of the tower, showing that the tower was built
within the Norman nave. The west pier is circular with a scalloped capital, the
next circular with octagonal capital, the third has an octagonal pier and capital,
and at the east end there is a semi-circular respond with polygonal capital. The
round arches have a step and a chamfer. Double chamfered tower arch. Early C14
chancel arch. supported to the north on a free standing circular C12 pier with
many scalloped capital. Early C14 triple sedilia and piscina with deep fluted drain,
in the south wall of the chancel. A number of wall monuments - Edward Cox died
1846 (nave north), Annie Mosse died 1868 (nave north), Mary Horsfall died 1862
(nave north), Thomas Cox died 1842 (chancel north) gothic, John Boden died 1840
(chancel south), Anna Palmer died 1840 (chancel south), all by Hall of Derby.
William Cox died 1900 (nave north) by Lomas of Derby. Roger and Frances Cox died
1843 and 1853 (nave north) by J B Robinson of Derby: Dorothy Draper died 1683
(chancel east) Jacobean style. To the left of the east window is a grander, late C17
monument. The reredos has re-set linenfold panels and flamboyant tracery panels.
C17 communion table and C17 or earlier oak chest. Tomb recess in the chancel north-
wall with an incorrectly assembled monument set in. C19 tiled chancel floor. Carved
rood beam and cross of 1934. Deeply carved bench ends in the nave, one dated 1884.
In the south aisle are an C18 charity board, four boards with religious texts and a
royal coat of arms. Octagonal font, probably C16.

Listing NGR: SK2449041278

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

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