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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Church Lench, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1597 / 52°9'34"N

Longitude: -1.9661 / 1°57'58"W

OS Eastings: 402414

OS Northings: 251266

OS Grid: SP024512

Mapcode National: GBR 3KJ.FS2

Mapcode Global: VHB0D.VZY8

Plus Code: 9C4W525M+VH

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148318

ID on this website: 101301843

Location: All Saints' Church, Church Lench, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: South Lenches

Built-Up Area: Church Lench

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Church Lench

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Parish church. C12, altered and extended C14 and C15, restored 1852-3 by
F Preedy and 1887-8. Lias with ashlar dressings, stone slate and slate roof.
C12 nave, C14 and C15 south aisle; late C15 west tower, C14 chancel.
West tower: three stages, top stage offset, diagonal buttresses, crenellated
parapet with corner pinnacles, belfry has square-headed louvred windows; square-
headed windows to ground stage. Nave and south aisle: south wall: four bays,
C19 south porch in west bay with 2-centred head to outer openings; south door:
2-centred head of two orders, outer roll moulded, with restored respond and
shafts; next bay has window with square head and two trefoiled lights, then
two square-headed windows with square labels; C15 clerestorey: three windows:
two trefoiled lights under 4-centred head; east window of aisle: three trefoiled
lights under 4-centred head; north wall: C12 north door with semi-circular head,
plain impost blocks; large central window of C15 with three trefoiled lights
under 4-centred-head, two windows to clerestorey. Chancel: rebuilt C14, heavily
restored mid-C19, three bays: south wall: central window has two cinquefoiled
lights, flanking windows two trefoiled lights all under square heads; central
window over a square-headed door between two buttresses (all restored); east
window: three trefoiled lights under segmental head with label; north vestry/
organ chamber mid-C19. Interior: nave: tower arch segmental pointed of two
chamfered orders; arcade to south aisle of three bays, the east bay a flattened
4-centred arch of two chamfered orders, other two bays have 2-centred arches
with two hollow moulded orders continuous down piers; chancel arch: segmental
pointed of two chamfered orders; corbel to support statue in east wall of south
aisle; respond of arcade has stone statue canopy with nodding ogee; rood loft
stair in thickness of wall at north-east corner of nave. Roofs: all C19:
nave: four bays: king-post trusses with trefoil panels in spandrels; chancel:
three bays, arch braced collar trusses, C14 style, with C19 painting. Fittings:
glass: C15 fragments in tympanum of blocked north door, the rest of the fittings
are mid- to late C19. (VCH 3, pp 48-49; BoE, p 120).

Listing NGR: SP0241451266

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