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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Staunton Coleford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8103 / 51°48'37"N

Longitude: -2.6531 / 2°39'11"W

OS Eastings: 355069

OS Northings: 212613

OS Grid: SO550126

Mapcode National: GBR FN.X4J4

Mapcode Global: VH86V.YRRK

Plus Code: 9C3VR86W+4Q

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 12 December 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186351

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353820

Location: Staunton Coleford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL16

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Staunton Coleford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

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4/131 Church of All Saints

Parish Church. Early C12, with alterations and additions through
the Medieval period, and some C19 restoration. Roughcast with
stone dressings, rubble stone porch, tower and west wall. Stone
slate roof with coped gables and cross finials. Crossing tower,
gabled south porch with sundial, single bay chancel, nave, north
and south aisles (north one truncated at west end). 2 stage tower
with corbel table between. Recessed round arches on south and
west faces on first stage, clock face on south face above.
Embattled parapet with corner pinnacles and gargoyles. Blind
arches on east chancel wall, below level of window, and 3 blind
arches in north west corner of nave, 2 to the west being round.
Mainly Perpendicular tracery with aisle windows of 3-light trefoils
with ogee heads.
Interior: Scissor beam nave roof, 5-bay arcade on south side with
moulded pointed Early English arches on cylindrical piers, some
with carved capitals. Base of tower C12, heightened in C15.
Stone pulpit on north west pier of tower with spiral stone rood
staircase inside leading to very narrow door in pier above.
Chancel added in C15, has several C17 floor tombstones. Victorian
pews, many with brass candlesticks. Fonts: Norman font under
south crossing arch, possibly originally a Roman altar, and C15
font in south west corner. Churchyard contains grave of David
Mushet, the metallurgist of Coleford, whose experiments
revolutionised the steel industry. (David Verey, Buildings of
England, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980).

Listing NGR: SO5506812616

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