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Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.


Mostly 14th century, main features at Weston Longville include: Rood screen, decorated 1290-1350 and Perpendicular, 1350-1530, with a 13th century tower, font, is set on two steps, the bowl supported by five 13th century Purbeck marble pillars, skulls, nave chancel, two aisles. Wall paintings, the oldest feature inside the church is a Saxon Stone Carvery, encased in the step on the west side of the font. This ancient Crucifix is worn. it was reported in 1602 that the tower had collapsed due to the negligence of the inhabitants, but that they had enough wealth to re-built it. in 1880 the chancel was restored by the rector and friends.West tower, south porch, nave north and south aisles and chancel. This church is chiefly famous for its connection with Parson Woodforde and his diary. Plain 13th century tower and 15th century flush panelled porch having a little niche with armorial shield. 14th century arcades with quatrefoil windows above and modern roofs. The font bowl is modern but stands on a 13th century shaft. There is a large and curious wall painting in north aisle, generally referred to as a Jesse Tree, but though fairly clear, there is no mention of it. (Cautley) There are very nice 15th century square headed screen with double fringe of tracery to central crocketted arch, a much mutilated inscription on middle rail, Cautley thought to Richard Lyon, and a nice painted base with twelve Apostles holding labels with portions of the Creed. These twelve panels assume an unusual form being in groups of three with interlacing arches of tracery. Very nice sedilia and piscina with detached clustered shafts having cinquefoil and crocketted ogee arches under a square label with paterae. Fragments of ancient glass in south aisle windows and the Arms of George III.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.
Weston Longville, All Saints, NR9-5JU.