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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Neen Sollars, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3475 / 52°20'50"N

Longitude: -2.5005 / 2°30'1"W

OS Eastings: 366000

OS Northings: 272274

OS Grid: SO660722

Mapcode National: GBR BV.TC3G

Mapcode Global: VH84F.L8X8

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484005

Location: Neen Sollars, Shropshire, DY14

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Neen Sollars

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Neen Sollars with Milson

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


NEEN SOLLARS

SO67SE Church of All Saints
582-1/6/165
12/11/54

GV II*

Church. Late C13 and C14 with 1859 restoration and chancel
rebuild. Stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Plain-tile roofs
with ornamental ridges, ashlar-coped gable to chancel, partly
tiled and partly shingled spire.
PLAN: cruciform plan with chancel, north and south transepts
and nave with south porch, all radiating from central crossing
tower surmounted by broach spire.
EXTERIOR: chancel with Decorated-style east window of 3 cusped
lancets with trefoils and cinquefoil. C19 south window of
triple cusped lancets. C19 diagonal buttresses.
North transept: single cusped lancets in east wall and at high
level in north wall. North door with ogee-chamfered pointed
arch. South transept: south wall with restored 2-light window
with quatrefoil and hoodmould. Blocked cusped lancet to west.
Nave: broad cusped lancet to north. West window similar to
south window of transept. Broad cusped lancet to right on
south wall and south door with porch to left. South door is
plain with C19 south porch which incorporates earlier trussed
oak framing. Flat buttresses on west corners.
Tower: cusped lancets on east and south faces. Tower with
pyramid tiled roof surmounted with shingled broach spire.
Timbered louvred lucarnes with cusped heads on each face at
foot of spire.
INTERIOR: chancel with 2-bay roof with restored painted
arch-braced collared rafter roof with central truss with
arch-braced principals. C19 stencilled plaster decoration and
painted reredos. Crossing: panelled flat ceiling set between
pointed arches each chamfered with plain abacus with roll
moulding on 5-sided pillars.
North transept: trussed-rafter roof of 7 cants formed with
collar, arched braced rafters and ashlaring. South transept
and nave with restored scissor-truss roofs.
Spire: central mast, hip-rafters, spire hip-rafters with
struts, all of probable C14 date, with C18 repairs.
South transept contains the Conyngesby monument: alabaster
canopied tomb to Humfrey Conyngesby, dated 1624, with central
reclining figure in armour. Below are 2 panels of trophies of
arms, the edge of the canopy arch decorated with red and blue
alternate flowers, above are shields of arms and supporters
surmounted by a figure of a coney. Arch spandrels have
low-relief figures, pillars each side with capitals of mixed
palms and Corinthian foliage, entablature with cherub's head,
and surmounted by allegorical female figures.

Listing NGR: SO6600072274

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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