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© Mr John H. Sparkes

IoE Number: 265139
Location: ALL SAINTS CHURCH,
  HOLFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John H. Sparkes
Date Photographed: 31 May 2006
Date listed: 22 May 1969
Date of last amendment: 22 May 1969
Grade I

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ST14SEHOLFORD CPDODINGTON6/105All Saints Church

ST14SE HOLFORD CP DODINGTON 6/105 All Saints Church 22,5.69 GV I Parish Church. Chancel rebuilt and Church enlarged C15, nave refenestrated and re-roofed C16, chancel refenestrated early C17, chapel added 1610, upper stage of tower 1772. Rendered, grooved as ashlar on chapel, quoins, tower blue lias and red sandstone random rubble, porch squared and coursed red sandstone, slate roofs, coped verges. 2 by nave, chancel, South East chapel, North porch, West tower. Crenellated 3 stage tower, 3-light West window, blocked roll moulded West door, square South West stair turret. South front, 2- and 3-light windows left of porch, hollow chamfered mullions with trefoil heads under square hood moulds, gabled porch, Moulded arched entrance, rectangular memorial plaque set in gable end, ribbed roof, niche for statue over inner door. Diagonal buttress at junction between nave and chancel, left 2-light ogee headed mullioned window under square hoodmould, 3-light East window similar 3-light East window to chapel, plaque above inscribed GD.ID, 1610. South front, 4 centred arch doorway, to left 3- and 2-light mullioned windows to nave. Interior: rendered. Ribbed barrel vault with bosses in nave, arch braced collar truss chancel roof. C14 chancel arch, round headed moulded arch to chapel from chancel. Chapel, erected 1610 as Dodington family pew, contains good set of early C17 bench ends, inset trefoil-headed panels, pews and panelling. Remains of medieval glass in chancel window. Choir stalls and pulpit circa 1910. Rare example of early C17 chapel with original fittings. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming).

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