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Theddlethorpe All Saints
 
Theddlethorpe All Saints
Theddlethorpe All Saints
Theddlethorpe All Saints

All Saintsí church is a large and handsome building, though much repaired and restored over the centuries.

June 2008

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Theddlethorpe All Saints,
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Chancel Screen
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Chancel Screen
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Chancel Screen

Detail of the rich panelled tracery of the upper part of the fifteenth-century chancel screen.

Above the screen is an early eighteenth-century marbelled cornice.

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints, screen
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Doorway
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Doorway
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Doorway

The doorway leading from the south porch into the nave has an ogee head. Given the size and importance of the church, it is a modest affair.

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints, doorway
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle

One of several gargoyles for draining water from the roof behind the battlemented parapets above both the nave and south aisle.

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints, gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle

One of several gargoyles for draining water from the roof behind the battlemented parapets above both the nave and south aisle.

June 2008


Theddlethorpe All Saints, gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Gargoyle

One of several gargoyles for draining water from the roof behind the battlemented parapets above both the nave and south aisle.

June 2008


Theddlethorpe All Saints, gargoyle
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Grotesque
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Grotesque
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Grotesque

Carved stone head and shoulders of an angel at the south-west corner of the battlement above the south aisle.

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints, grotesque
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Interior
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Interior
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Interior

Both north and south arcades are of 5 bays with octagonal piers and double chamfered arches.

The chancel screen is enriched with panelled tracery to the upper parts.

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints,
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Nave Roof
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Nave Roof
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Nave Roof

The nave roof has queen post construction with braced arches.

It is decorated with coats of arms and fleurons.

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints, roof, queen post
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Parclose Screen
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Parclose Screen
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Parclose Screen

The parclose screens at the east end of the aisles date from 1535.

The upper parts of the panels have 'finely wrought pierced Renaissance carvings of coats of arms, grotesques and human heads.'

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints, screen
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Tower
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Tower
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Tower

The tower is built of greenstone rubble, patched with brick.

It has substantial stepped corner buttresses, a battlemented parapet and an unusual crocketed pinnacle.

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints, tower