CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHALBURY

   
Parish Church, C13 origin with C14 and C16 alterations. Extensive C18 alterations and refitting. Flint and rubble with ashlar dressings, partly faced in brick, partly rendered. Whitewashed. Tiled roofs with some stone slate margins. West bellcote. Chancel fenestration: east window of 3 graduated ogee, trefoil headed lights; blocked C13 lancet north; 2 C18 elliptically headed windows with leaded lights south. Nave fenestration: west wall has C18 round headed windows with keystone and imposts; C18 round headed south windows; north wall has 2, probably C18, windows with 4 centred heads and reset medieval labels with carved stops. South porch has C18 archway with a semi-circular head.
(Ref. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1120141)

Internal features: chancel arch in the form of a Palladian motif with shallow elliptical arch and slender Tuscan columns; raised bench pew in chancel with balustraded front and pilasters supporting canopy; C18 panelled box pews; C18 polygonal timber pulpit with panelled sides and moulded cornice; C18 west gallery; plastered barrel-vaulted roof, that to the chancel retaining C16 moulded tie-beams, the nave having plain tie beams; C18 reading desk matching other fittings, C15 font with octagonal stone bowl on octagonal panelled stem, set on re-used C18 marble attic base; C18 gadrooned font in form of baluster; C14 niche in chancel with trefoiled ogee head. Turned communion rails, 1970s, dedicated to Sir Owen Morshead. The interior is a fine example of a C18 parish church untouched by Victorian restoration
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