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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Wittering, Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6057 / 52°36'20"N

Longitude: -0.4416 / 0°26'29"W

OS Eastings: 505634

OS Northings: 302017

OS Grid: TF056020

Mapcode National: GBR FWD.P5Q

Mapcode Global: WHGM4.5RZS

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50481

Location: Wittering, Peterborough, PE8

County: Peterborough

Civil Parish: Wittering

Built-Up Area: Wittering Airfield

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Wittering

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1.
5141 WITTERING CHURCH LANE
Church of All Saints
TF 00 SE 9/685 19.3.62
I
2.
Saxon and later church. Saxon chancel arch, south wall of nave and east end
of chancel. Norman north arcade. C14 north aisle and chapel. Late C13/early
C14 west tower.
The tower is ashlar, remainder coursed stone rubble with Collyweston stone
roof.
Nave has Saxon long-and-short work in angles, tall 2-light Perpendicular south
windows, and late C13 south doorway.
C14 north aisle has blocked 4-centred arch doorway (or window). C14 north
chapel. Chancel has Saxon long-and-short work in the angles, late C13 south
window with plate tracery and lancet and 2-light east window.
Late C13/early C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses, 2-light bell-openings
with quatrefoiled circles. Squat stone broach spire with lucarnes. C19 south
porch.
Mid C12 two bay north arcade with circular pier and square abacus and scalloped
capital. Roll mould to arches zig-zag and lozenges.
Massive Saxon chancel arch with roll moulding and huge rectangular capitals/abaci.
Double chamfered (one hollow) arch to north chapel from chancel.
Early C14 tomb recess in chapel. Late C19 roofs and furnishings. Squat cylindrical
font. Stained glass in east window by Kempe 1903.
VCH Northants Vol II.


Listing NGR: TF0563402017

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