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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Grindon, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0879 / 53°5'16"N

Longitude: -1.8739 / 1°52'25"W

OS Eastings: 408544

OS Northings: 354531

OS Grid: SK085545

Mapcode National: GBR 36F.F29

Mapcode Global: WHCDQ.5NY2

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274432

Location: Grindon, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Grindon

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Grindon All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


7/77 Church of All Saints


Parish Church. Rebuilt 1845 by the Francis brothers. Sandstone ashlar;
slate roofs. 2-bay chancel, 4-bay nave, North and South aisles. North
vestry; West tower with broach spire. Early C14 Decorated style.
Chancel has pointed windows of 2 trefoil headed lights; East window
has reticulated tracery. Aisles: Pointed 2-light windows; hood moulds
terminate in scrolls, gabled South Porch, roll moulded hood mould to
pointed archway, terminating in heads of a King and Queen; grotesques to
either side of porch. West Tower has 3 stages; semi-octagonal stair
turret on South side with lancet openings, pointed ground floor doorway
and crenellated cap; West door has one order of colonettes and roll and
fillet hood mould stopped in heads of a King. and Queen; 2-light belfry
openings; gabled openings in base of spire. Corner buttresses to
chancel, aisles, porch and tower, those to tower have carved animals:
snake, monkey, dragon and dog. Interior: Arcade of 4 pointed arches on
clustered columns; pointed chancel arch springing from engaged columns;
pointed tower arch with Wave moulding; arch braced collar truss roof to
nave, the braces supported on stone corbels with heads carved on them;
first floor stage of West tower is rib vaulted. Fittings: C19 stone
pulpit with blind cusped and crocketed panels; bowl of a Romanesque
font and 2 medieval coffins in the West tower, discovered during the
C19 rebuilding. B.O.E. P.138.

Listing NGR: SK0854454531

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