Rempstone All Saints

Official Listing Description

SK 52 SE





(north side)

Church of All Saints

Grade II

Parish church. 1771, consecrated 1773. Dressed coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and quoins. Slate roof. Parapets with gabled and coped east end. A band extends under the parapet forming a pediment at the east end. The south side is on a shallow plinth. Tower and nave with apsidal east end. Embattled tower with 4 crocketed pinnacles of 4 stages with bands. The south side has a doorway with 6 fielded panel door and flush ashlar quoin surround. South and west sides have at the second stage single semi-circular fixed lights with Gibbs style surrounds, over that on the south side is an ashlar plaque inscribed "Built in 1771". Above is a single circular fixed light with raised ashlar surround and 4 keystones. In the west side is a single small rectangular light. The 4 arched bell chamber openings each have raised ashlar surrounds. The north wall has 3 round arched casements with Gibbs style surrounds. The apsidal east end has a single arched fixed light flanked by single rectangular fixed lights all with Gibbs style surrounds. There is a continuous sill band and cornice. The south wall has 2 windows similar to those of the north wall. to the left is a doorway with 6 fielded panel door, chamfered rusticated surround and pendant keystone. Above is a single semi-circular window similar to those of the tower. To the left and mounted onto the wall is a single slate headstone to George Goodman, 1695. Interior with basket arch to apse has moulded continuous hood mould to all but the west wall with gilt decorated label stops. Moulded cornice. C18 panelled reredos, pulpit and reading desk and altar rails. Box pews, including squire's and parson's pews, C19. West gallery supported on 2 columns and with decoratively carved panels. Octagonal ashlar font with inner C18 bowl. Single C18 Royal Arms. Benefactions board in the tower. C19 memorials by J. Bacon, London, S. Pratt & Co., Nott, and Hull of Loughborough.