Church of All Saints, Aisholt facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAll Saints Church
|Location||Aisholt, Somerset, England|
|Official name: Church of All Saints|
|Designated||29 March 1963|
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All Saints Church in Aisholt, Somerset, England is the Anglican parish church for the ancient parish of Aisholt, now part of the Quantock Villages Benefice in the Diocese of Bath and Wells, and lying in the Civil Parish of Spaxton. It is a Grade II* listed building.
The earliest part of the existing building is the irregular and asymmetrical chancel arch which dates from the 14th century. The remainder of the building appears to be 15th century with later alterations and some slight 'restoration' in the 1890s.
Some features of the building are:
- A squint or piercing in the masonry to allow the altar to be viewed from the South aisle.
- A 17th century hatchment or Coat of Arms painted on the wall above the Door.
- A medieval parish chest cut from a single log.
- A piscina in the chancel
- A 15th century octagonal font
- List of ecclesiastical parishes in the Diocese of Bath and Wells
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