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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Corston, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5544 / 51°33'15"N

Longitude: -2.1086 / 2°6'31"W

OS Eastings: 392563

OS Northings: 183952

OS Grid: ST925839

Mapcode National: GBR 2RC.FQJ

Mapcode Global: VH95Z.D6L7

Plus Code: 9C3VHV3R+QG

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 28 October 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315788

ID on this website: 101363872

Location: All Saints' Church, Corston, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: St. Paul Malmesbury Without

Built-Up Area: Corston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Corston and Rodbourne

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Anglican parish church. Early C15 (bell-turret and south porch),
thorough rebuilding in 1881 with 1911 chancel. Squared and coursed
rubble with stone dressings, ashlar copings and stone slate roofs.
Nave, chancel, west bell-turret, south porch, north vestry. Nave
has 2-light C13 style windows under pointed heads with hoodmoulds
and some face stops. Chancel has single-light C15 style windows
under flat heads to side walls and a 2-light east window under
pointed head. Bell-turret open at sides with embattled fret to
cornice and lead pyramidal cap. On west face below turret a
buttress develops into a gargoyle above a C15 two-light window
under pointed head. Gabled south porch with triple-wave-moulded
entrance archway and inner round-headed doorway with plank door;
stone benches either side.
Interior. Nave and chancel in one with a barrel vault to nave and
open rafter roof to chancel. Fittings. Several wall tablets in
the nave (early C18-early C19); Perpendicular style octagonal font
on stem at south door; Jacobean oak pulpit. C15 rood screen with
C19 base, early C18 communion rail with turned balusters. First
World War Memorial stained glass to chancel east window; north
wall window has 2 attached flemish roundels of stained glass.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST9256383952

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 25 October 2017.

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