SJ7744 : All Saints Church Madeley

taken 1 year ago, near to Madeley Heath, Staffordshire, Great Britain

All Saints Church Madeley
All Saints Church Madeley
Parish church. C12 core, extensively remodelled C14 and C15, chancel
rebuilt in 1872 by Charles Lynam when the whole building was restored.
Pink sandstone ashlar, stone slate, plain tile and lead roofs. Nave,
chancel, west tower engaged to north and south aisles, north and south
transepts, north chancel chapel, south porch and, in space between north
chancel chapel and transept, an organ chamber.

Tower: probably c.1400,
with stepped buttresses and rectangular stair turret at south-west corner;
restored embattled parapet with crocketed corner pinnacles and gargoyles
beneath, 2-light trefoil-headed openings to belfry; west window with
Perpendicular tracery and carved heads as labels; west door under Tudor
arch. Nave: partly C12 fabric, but only C15 clerestory with restored
tracery and crenellated parapet is visible above later aisles, both of
two bays, that on north now with Decorated window tracery (renewed c.1870)
and that on south Perpendicular, of same build as clerestory; C14 north
doorway with double chamfering and hoodmould. Long gabled south porch
probably extended in C17 (see straight joint) but south door C15. Both
transepts are also C15 with renewed Perpendicular tracery and grotesque
heads as labels. Chancel: in two bays; 1872 rebuilding of C13 structure
in Decorated style, reticulated tracery. North chancel chapel: (now
vestry) C15 and in space between it and transept a small organ chamber
of 1872.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Sunday, 24 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7729 4437 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.7701N 2:20.3884W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 77298 44383
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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