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Latitude: 52.6773 / 52°40'38"N
Longitude: -0.4956 / 0°29'44"W
OS Eastings: 501805
OS Northings: 309909
OS Grid: TF018099
Mapcode National: GBR FVK.1J3
Mapcode Global: WHGLQ.CY6W
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 6 June 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361524
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187201
Location: Little Casterton, Rutland, PE9
Civil Parish: Little Casterton
Traditional County: Rutland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland
Church of England Parish: Little Casterton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
TF 0009-0109 LITTLE CASTERTON MAIN STREET
11/113 (north side)
6.6. 61 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
Church, exterior appearance mainly C13, but with earlier origin. "Repaired" 1844
of coursed rubble, with lead roofs to nave and south aisle, and Collyweston stone
slate roofs to north aisle and chancel, the latter steeply pitched. Two-bay nave
with aisles and C15 clerestory, chancel, gabled south porch dated 1837 on buttress,
early C13 round headed north doorway, twin west bellcote. Lancet windows with
moulded stringcourse beneath. Interior: 2-bay round-arched nave arcade carried on
cylindrical piers - north side pre-1200, with waterleaf capitals, square abaci and
roll-mouldings to the arches, south side early C13 with circular abaci and double
chamfered arches. C15 nave roof with carved angel figures and bosses. Late C13
tomb recess in south aisle, with 2 coffin lids carved with foliated crosses. South
aisle also has piscina. Norman tympanum carved with Tree of Life displayed in north
aisle. C13 wall painting of Ecclesia and Synagogua in jambs of west lancet, and
some more fragmentary remains of painting also in south aisle. Barrel-vaulted
chancel has very fine arched piscina flanked by tiny shafts with crocketted gable
above, supported by head-stops. Foliage carving in spandrel. Drain in floor below
in form of 4-petalled flower, apparently from the destroyed church at Pickworth.
Brass to Thomas Burton of Tolethorpe d.1381 and wife. N Pevsner, Leicestershire and
Rutland, pp 305-6.
Listing NGR: TF0180509909
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