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Latitude: 51.2619 / 51°15'42"N
Longitude: -2.1823 / 2°10'56"W
OS Eastings: 387375
OS Northings: 151430
OS Grid: ST873514
Mapcode National: GBR 1TF.T80
Mapcode Global: VH979.4J4Z
Plus Code: 9C3V7R69+Q3
Entry Name: Parish Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 29 December 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1180510
English Heritage Legacy ID: 313093
Also known as: All Saints' Church, Westbury
ID on this website: 101180510
Location: All Saints' Church, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13
Civil Parish: Westbury
Built-Up Area: Westbury
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Westbury
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
Tagged with: Church building
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ST 8751 SW
Parish Church of All Saints
Probably circa 1437 [of similarity of mouldings in North aisle chantry chapel of that date to those of rest of Church VCH]. Renewed, restored 1847 and recently stabilized. Ashlar built, re-using earlier masonry in parts. Large cruciform Church with rectangular central tower and short, low transepts. Embattled and clerestoried nave of four bays. South and West porches. Small vestry between South porch and transept (1847).
Two stage crenellated tower with octagonal stair turret to North-East. Steep pitched chancel roof with stone tiles. West front has small porch, panelled and vaulted and with seats; dividing buttresses to wall and embattled verges; West window of elaborate perpendicular style tracery (1847, T.M. Wyatt) . Fragments of corbels and a large face (possibly from a Rood; locally said to represent King Alfred) over South transept window. Two storey South porch with handsome vault, partly cusped and with Tudor emblems in cells; above entrance is sundial dated 1821. Pointed doorway. Except for the clerestory, the seven light thrice transomed East window and the North chapel windows, the tracery is in transitional Decorated - Perpendicular style.
Inside the tall pointed arcade has clustered piers and the upper walls buttressed by arches over aisles. In the South transept is a tall columned monument to Sir James Ley aisles. and his wife and a good bust of William Phipps (Governor of Bombay d. 1747) by Sir Robert Taylor. The North chancel chapel has good commemorative plaques of the C18 and early C19. The Church is set in an enclosed churchyard and except for the tower is hidden from surrounding streets. The effect of space in the churchyard is greatly increased by the gardens of Westbury House, Edward Street, to the South-West and of the Vicarage to the North-East, both of which have some the fine trees. A number of good C18 altar tombs in churchyard.
Listing NGR: ST8737651436
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