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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Seckington, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.6639 / 52°39'49"N

Longitude: -1.6167 / 1°37'0"W

OS Eastings: 426018

OS Northings: 307417

OS Grid: SK260074

Mapcode National: GBR 5GG.S3Q

Mapcode Global: WHCGZ.49DN

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 22 July 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435609

Location: Seckington, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B79

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Seckington

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: North Warwickshire All Souls

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

BECKINGTON CHURCH LANE CHURCH LANE E
SK2ONE (North side)

2/98 Church of All Saints

22/07/53

GV ll


Church. Mid/lat C13 chancel, remodelled and remainder rebuilt early mid C14.
Restored and tower largely rebuilt 1883. Regular coursed sandstone. Old
plain-tile roofs have coped gable parapets. Nave, chancel, west tower, south
porch. Decorated and Perpendicular styles 2-bay chancel 3-bay nave. Splay
plinths and cornices throughout. Chancel has deep angle buttresses. 5-light east
window has cusped intersecting tracery, but with a quatrefoil replacing the top
intersection. North side has chamfered ogee-arched western doorway with plank
dour, Blocked eastern lancert. Central 3-light C19 window has intersecting
tracery. South side has 2 largely renewed windows with cusped Y-tracery and
chamfered ogee low-side lancet. Porch has doorway of 2 segmental -pointed
chamfered orders with plain jambs. Simple chamfered ogee doorway inside has
duubie-le.3f dorm+ Have has low buttresses to east and west corners. 3-light
eastern windows to north and south with renewed cusped intersecting tracery, and
western windows with cusped Y-tracery. South side has slate slab with incised
decoration and inscription to Benjamin Shelton 1782. North side has buttress
between windows. Blocked ogee doorway Tower of 3 stages has splay and moulded
plinth, and splay string courses. First stage has tall 2-light ogee west window,
with string course forming hood mould. Second stage has lancet slit with deep
splays. Bell chamber ties 2-light openings with a variation of Y-tracery C15
parapet and spire has blind arcading of trefoiled arches. Spire has 2 tiers of
lucarnes. South side has slit lancet to second stage, Interior: chancel has
trefoiled piscina with hood mould. Low recess in north wall. C19 wagon roof.
Chancel arch of 2 continuous chamfered orders. Nave has piscina. C19 crown post
roof. Tower arch of 2 segmental pointed chamfered orders. Fittings: screen made
up of the tracery from the dado panels of a C15 screen. Late C19 octagonal font;
pulpit and coronas. Monuments: defaced early C14 effigy of a lady in north
recess, Mail monument above; Robert Burdett 1603. Kneeling figures face each
other beneath 2 arches, with composite columns, obelisks and strapwork; apron of
part-coloured alabaster. 2 late C18 architectural tablets.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p393; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol lV, pp199-200)


Listing NGR: SK2601807417

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