Parish Church of All Saints Clock - Dilhorne, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 52° 59.251 W 002° 02.716
30U E 564090 N 5871308
Quick Description: The Parish Church of All Saints is located on New Road in the village of Dilhorne.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/30/2020 9:15:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM13B5J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The Parish Church of All Saints is located on New Road in the village of Dilhorne.

All Saints is a 12th century, Grade II* listed church, that has recently been restored.

The Grade II* description given by British Listed Buildings reads as follows;
"SJ 94 SE DILHORNE C.P. NEW ROAD (east side)
Parish church. Late C13 fabric,altered C15 and extended and restored circa 1819. Coursed dressed and squared red sandstone; tiles, slated and lead roof with verge parapets, the nave and aisles on cornice. West tower, nave, aisles and chancel.
Tower: the principal feature of the church: stocky, octagonal and of 3 stepped-in stages with a parapet; squat, Perpendicular, round arch bell chamber openings of 2 lights set in square reveals on alternate faces. Small blind lancets to stages below.
Nave: part slate roofed; clerestory and cornice of 1819 and four bays of pointed Y-tracery windows which appear sunken into aisle roofs. Aisles of 1819; low pitched leaded roofs; 4 bays on a string at cill level; pointed Y-tracery windows except to ends and west end of south aisle which are all 3 light, in C15 style; entrances set to west of centre with even quoin surround running round entire Tudor arched opening, deep reveal and double doors with overlight. Chancel: C15 with steeply pitched roof; two bays divided by two-stage buttresses, diagonal at angles; two light ogee-headed windows set in rectangular reveal to sides; east window of 3 trefoil-headed lights set in Tudor arched reveal; classical plaque set to north of window and a panel is situated below the east window flanked by the carved stone figures. Interior inaccessible at time of Resurvey. B.O.E., p. 116. Listing NGR: SJ9705943362"
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Many of the chest tombs in the churchyard are also Grade II listed.

All Saints church has a rare octagonal bell tower that is constructed with 3 stepped-in stages and a parapet. (visit link)
The clock is mounted on the middle stage the tower facing the road.
It is has a black circular face with gold minute markers, roman numerals and hands, set in a square stone surround.

The church is open most Saturday afternoons during the summer months. Visitors are welcome to look round this historic old church.

Services
Family Service
An all age service which is friendly and interactive
Every first Sunday at 9.30 am for 1 hour

Holy Communion Service
Usually second Sunday at 9:30 am for 1 1/2 hour

Worship for All
This is a friendly and warm service,
Usually on third and fourth Sundays at 9.30 am for 1 hour

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Status: Working

Display: Mounted

Year built: Not listed

Web link to additional info: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of clock.
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