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All Saints Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Freshwater, Isle of Wight

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Latitude: 50.6844 / 50°41'3"N

Longitude: -1.5101 / 1°30'36"W

OS Eastings: 434704

OS Northings: 87305

OS Grid: SZ347873

Mapcode National: GBR 793.3AG

Mapcode Global: FRA 77Q8.HHT

Plus Code: 9C2WMFMQ+QX

Entry Name: All Saints Church

Listing Date: 18 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 393063

Location: Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO40

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: Freshwater

Built-Up Area: Freshwater

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Freshwater All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/09/2012


All Saints Church


Parish church. This may contain the remains of a Saxon 2 cell
church but the nave arcades are late C12, the windows are C13
and the tower is C15, the whole much restored 1872-4. Built of
Isle of Wight stone rubble with tiled roof. Nave and aisles
with west tower and chancel with north and south chapels.
Central west tower with C13 arched doorway and window below
and giant arch supporting upper part of the tower which is
C15, crenellated, with corner stone finials. South aisle has 4
windows, mainly double lancets with quatrefoils over. C19
gabled south porch with kneelers, cross-shaped saddlestone and
arched doorcase. South chapel has 1 double pointed arched
window. North aisle has 4 windows, mainly double lancets, with
quatrefoil and plain lancet at the end. Gabled north porch and
gabled north vestry. C19 chancel with 3 double lancets with
trefoils. Interior has late Norman nave of 3 bays having
cylindrical piers and square abaci with slight chamfer of
c.1200, lengthened by 1 bay in C13. The transept responds are
also of c.1200. C19 roof of arch braced type. Nave has C17
marble wall plaque with skull above and coat of arms and 2
Georgian wall plaques. Coat of Arms of Queen Victoria 1857
over North porch. Aisles have C19 scissor-braced roof. South
aisle has late C14 Compton brass, Knight with lion. South
chapel has late C13 tomb recess, cusped with pierced
quatrefoiled circles. Chancel, which was extended in 1872-4
has Victorian roof of arch-braced type. Memorial to Alfred
Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) who is buried in Westminster Abbey.
(Pevsner: B.O.E. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: 744).

Listing NGR: SZ3470487305

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