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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Weston-on-Avon, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1653 / 52°9'55"N

Longitude: -1.7694 / 1°46'9"W

OS Eastings: 415868

OS Northings: 251917

OS Grid: SP158519

Mapcode National: GBR 4M3.9GD

Mapcode Global: VHB0J.8TYY

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483251

Location: Weston-on-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Weston-on-Avon

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Weston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


WESTON-ON-AVON

SP1551 Church of All Saints
1931-1/8/172
05/04/67

GV I

Church. Late C15 nave and chancel (nave slightly later), with
late C17/early C18 south porch; south aisle destroyed,
probably in C17; restored 1899.
MATERIALS: dressed blue lias, partly covered in pebbledash,
with ashlar dressings; renewed and old tile roof.
PLAN: 2-bay chancel, 4-bay nave with west tower and south
porch.
EXTERIOR: chancel has pebbledash, later gabled diagonal
buttresses with tiled gablets, quoins and coped gable; 3-light
Perpendicular east window has hood-mould with roundel stops;
north side has straight-headed 3-light double-chamfered
mullioned window with cusped lights; similar window to south,
probably renewed in C17, to east of priest's doorway with
3-centred head, C17 relief decoration to arch and label mould,
plank door with fleur-de-lys ends to strap hinges.
Nave has moulded plinth and off-set buttresses, one diagonal
buttress to north-east and south-west; cornice and crenellated
parapet with continuous roll moulding and gargoyles, pinnacles
missing; north side has Tudor-arched entrance with wide
hollow-chamfer and is blocked, triple-chamfered mullioned
windows of 3 plus 3 cusped lights with hollow-chamfered
mullions and double-chamfered king mullions; south side has
entrance with 4-centred head in hollow-chamfered architrave
and old door with feather battens, set in hipped porch with
segmental-headed arch, which has ex-situ scratch dial to jamb.
3- plus 3-light window to west; 2 pointed arches with
continuous hollow-chamfers to east with inserted C17 pegged
wooden 4-light transomed windows, no crenellations above and
wall monument below to Mary Medes, d.1708, has
bolection-moulded inscription panel and pediment; south-east
squint with 2 small cusped lights.
Tower has alternate narrow courses, moulded plinth and
diagonal buttresses; cornice and crenellations similar to
nave, with 4 gargoyles; 4-light west window with Perpendicular
tracery; 2-light double-chamfered mullioned bell-openings with
cusped lights and louvres; north-east stair turret with cusped
light.
INTERIOR: chancel has roof ceiled over collars, squint has 2
blocked quatrefoils visible below lights; 3-centred chancel
arch has continuous hollow chamfers.
Nave has roof with ovolo-moulded tie beams and purlins;
4-centred tower arch has Tudor-headed doorway to right with
wide-boarded door; rough beams to upper floor of tower.
FITTINGS: chancel has C17 wainscoting to east bay; c1923 altar
rail has turned balusters; plain early C20 stalls with
enriched friezes and fleurons. Nave has simple wainscoting;
timber pulpit on coved base has linenfold panelling; floor to
south-east has medieval encaustic tiles of Stonleigh patterns
with heraldic and foliate designs, floor to north-east has
some fragments of incised stones and part of indent for brass;
C19 octagonal font with tracery panels; plain pews have vine,
oak, thistle etc trail patterns to backs. 1960 organ to tower.
MEMORIALS: chancel has brasses to Sir John Grevill, d.1546,
and Sir Edward Grevill, d.1559 flanking altar, both with
figure in armour on inscription panel; 3 early C19 wall
tablets to members of the Adkins family of Milcote. STAINED
GLASS: window in nave has lozenge quarries with boats with
canopies, possibly an heraldic badge.
(Victoria County Histories: Styles P: Victoria History of the
County of Warwickshire: 1945-: 200 FF; Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 468-9).

Listing NGR: SP1586451918

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