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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Longstanton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2781 / 52°16'41"N

Longitude: 0.0492 / 0°2'57"E

OS Eastings: 539899

OS Northings: 266417

OS Grid: TL398664

Mapcode National: GBR L6F.18J

Mapcode Global: VHHJN.SZWZ

Plus Code: 9F4272HX+6M

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50821

Location: Longstanton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Longstanton

Built-Up Area: Longstanton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Longstanton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Parish church, mostly mid-late C14. Restorations of 1886, and
1891 including chancel and fenestration. Fieldstone with clunch
dressings, now replaced by limestone. Tiled roofs. West tower,
nave, south porch, North and South aisles, South chapel and
chancel. Three stage West tower, embattled, with plinth to five
stage diagonal buttresses. Newel staircase in South East
angle. Restored West window. Bell chamber openings are C14 of
two cinquefoil openings in two-centred head. Beast gargoyles to
corners of cornice. Spire of limestone ashlar with two tiers of
gabled lucernes. Nave: also of fieldstone with limestone
dressings. South aisle has two stage angle buttresses and
restored reticulated tracery to C14 windows. South porch
rebuilt C19. South chapel, also C14 but restored and reroofed
in C19. Some brick to upper courses. Two stage splayed
plinth. Chancel: has a low side window in a two centred arch
and a South doorway of two ogee moulded orders. Interior: Nave
arcade C14-C15 in four bays with two wave moulded orders to two
centred arches on octagonal columns with moulded capitals and
bases. North aisle has C15-C16 crown posts to lean-to roof.
The South chapel contains monuments to the Hatton family,
including a tomb chest of alabaster with effigies of Sir Thomas
Halton d.1658 and his wife Lady Mary, said to be by E. Marshall,
and a canopy of 1770. In the North aisle, reset, is a box pew
of late C16 oak, with sunken panelling, frieze of fruit and
foliage, dentil cornice and jewelled work to the pilasters. The
chancel has C14 sedilia in three bays with cusped ogee arches in
square head. There are wide blank arches to North and South
walls of chancel possibly originally for chapels. Font, C15,
octagonal with traceried panels to the sides. C19 funeral bier
in North aisle and two C16-C17 oak chests in South aisle.
Pevsner. Buildings of England p.432
R.C.H.M. record card

Listing NGR: TL3989966417

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