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IoE Number: 165263
Photographer: Mrs Janet Roworth LRPS
Date Photographed: 14 February 2002
Date listed: 16 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 16 December 1966
Grade I

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ELLERTONMAIN STREETSE 73 NW(west end, off)Aughton

ELLERTON MAIN STREET SE 73 NW (west end, off) Aughton 3/38 Church of All Saints 16.12.66 GV I Church. Late C12 in origin with early C13 arcade, Perpendicular tower. C18 north aisle, C19 restoration. Limestone ashlar, brick north aisle and chancel, plain tile roof. West tower, 4-bay nave with north aisle, truncated single-bay chancel. 3-stage tower with diagonal stepped buttresses carrying grotesque figures. Plain 5-light west window. South side: row of relief shields and illegible inscription dated 1536 with 3-light square-headed window beneath hoodmould above. 2-light square-headed belfry openings to each face except triple trefoil-headed lancet window to east. Embattled parapet with 4 pinnacles. Nave south side: much restored. Round-headed south door, with 2 roll-moulded orders to the soffit, held on responds with scalloped capitals, largely the work of restorers. To its left C19 paired lancets. To right a largely original 3-light square-headed cinque-cusped window and a C19 lancet, with a reset sundial, probably C18, between. C12 band at half height broken by later openings. Nave north side: three 2-light casements with leaded lights. Stone coping to east gable. Chancel: small fixed window to south. Truncated brick arch of 3 orders, probably of C16 brick, to north. East end completely rebuilt with 2-light round-headed fixed window with leaded lights. Interior: pointed arcade on round piers with octagonal capitals. C19 replica of Norman chancel arch with beakhead and zigzag. Early C18 chancel rail with turned balusters. Brass commemorating Sir Richard Aske and his wife Margaret, died 1460. Norman tub font with blind round-arched interlocking arcading. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1972.

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