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All Saints' Church, Sutton-on-Trent
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade I listed|
|Deanery||Newark and Southwell|
|Diocese||Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham|
A Saxon church was listed in the Domesday Book. but was replaced by the current Norman building. The tower contains Saxon foundations and Norman herringbone work, the upper stages are 13th and early 14th century respectively. The Mering Chapel was built around 1525.
The current, Grade I listed church is dedicated to All Saints. It can hold 350 persons and was repaired in 1848 and again in 1902-03and all the grave stones in the churchyard were moved to the edges some years ago and the graveyard was levelled.
The tower was rebuilt in the 1902-1903 renovations, and restored in 1932 by William Weir. The tower was further restored in 1956 - 1968.
It is part of a joint parish with:
The church contains an organ dating from 1911 by Henry Speechly. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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