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© Mrs Jane Greatorex ARPS

IoE Number: 50821
Location: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, RAMPTON ROAD (north side)
  LONGSTANTON, SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Jane Greatorex ARPS
Date Photographed: 23 August 2002
Date listed: 31 August 1962
Date of last amendment: 13 August 1962
Grade I

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TL 36NELONGSTANTONRAMPTON ROAD(North West Side)4/73Church of All Saints31.8.62

TL 36NE LONGSTANTON RAMPTON ROAD (North West Side) 4/73 Church of All Saints 31.8.62 GV I Parish church, mostly mid-late C14. Restorations of 1886, and 1891 including chancel and fenestration. Fieldstone with clunch dressings, now replaced by limestone. Tiled roofs. West tower, nave, south porch, North and South aisles, South chapel and chancel. Three stage West tower, embattled, with plinth to five stage diagonal buttresses. Newel staircase in South East angle. Restored West window. Bell chamber openings are C14 of two cinquefoil openings in two-centred head. Beast gargoyles to corners of cornice. Spire of limestone ashlar with two tiers of gabled lucernes. Nave: also of fieldstone with limestone dressings. South aisle has two stage angle buttresses and restored reticulated tracery to C14 windows. South porch rebuilt C19. South chapel, also C14 but restored and reroofed in C19. Some brick to upper courses. Two stage splayed plinth. Chancel: has a low side window in a two centred arch and a South doorway of two ogee moulded orders. Interior: Nave arcade C14-C15 in four bays with two wave moulded orders to two centred arches on octagonal columns with moulded capitals and bases. North aisle has C15-C16 crown posts to lean-to roof. The South chapel contains monuments to the Hatton family, including a tomb chest of alabaster with effigies of Sir Thomas Halton d.1658 and his wife Lady Mary, said to be by E. Marshall, and a canopy of 1770. In the North aisle, reset, is a box pew of late C16 oak, with sunken panelling, frieze of fruit and foliage, dentil cornice and jewelled work to the pilasters. The chancel has C14 sedilia in three bays with cusped ogee arches in square head. There are wide blank arches to North and South walls of chancel possibly originally for chapels. Font, C15, octagonal with traceried panels to the sides. C19 funeral bier in North aisle and two C16-C17 oak chests in South aisle. Pevsner. Buildings of England p.432 R.C.H.M. record card

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