Leigh All Saints Old Chancel, Leigh, Wiltshire, SN6 (Grade II*)

Leigh All Saints Old Chancel is a grade two star (II*) listed building in Leigh, Wiltshire, SN6. It was first listed in 1955.

Low trefoiled piscina in north wall. This is a description of the Leigh All Saints Old Chancel, a church in England. The church is made of rubble limestone, and has a stone slate roof. It has a west door, a south chancel door, and windows on the east and west sides. The interior of the church is two bays, with a piscina in the south wall and a trefoiled piscina in the north wall. The walls are plastered and there are seven texts from the 1800s within cartouches.

About Leigh All Saints Old Chancel


5/217 Leigh All Saints Old Chancel 17.1.55 II*

Chancel of old parish church, after 1896 mortuary chapel, now redundant church. Late C14. Rubble limestone, stone slate roof. Chancel and west wall of nave. West door in low chancel arch under stone tiled pentice roof linking raked walls of nave. South chancel door c.1400, casement moulding between hollow chamfers, and hood mould with mask terminals. Three-light ogee window with cinquefoil heads, and 3-light east window with devolved ballflower hoodmould. Gable of nave has opening for sanctus bell and gable cross. Interior of 2 bays, the east bay raised up by 2 steps, and C19 limed oak rail. Walls plastered and seven C18 texts within cartouches, restored 1983. Piscina in reveal of south window, with trefoiled head and rose in bowl.

Where is Leigh All Saints Old Chancel?

Leigh All Saints Old Chancel is located on Leigh All Saints Old Chancel, in Leigh, Wiltshire, SN6.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceSU 05828 92843
Easting, Northing405828, 192843.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.63437, -1.91719
Grade listingII* (two star)
English Heritage List Entry Number1023137
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