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Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints

Much of All Saints is 14th century, though considerable restoration was carried out by Rogers and Marsden in 1865.

The white, chalk building is very striking when viewed from the edge of the Wolds.

April 2015

Legbourne, All Saints church, Rogers and Marsden, chalk
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints

The chancel with its traceried windows dates from 1865.

Greenstone buttresses and bands contrast with the chalk walls.

April 2015

Legbourne, All Saints church, greenstone, chalk
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints

All Saints has a 14th century chalk tower.

The greenstone corners and angle buttresses were added in the 1865 restoration.

April 2015

Legbourne, All Saints church
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints
Legbourne, All Saints

A memorial to two unfortunate members of the Allenby family one (Frederick - 1800-1815) drowned whilst bathing at Mablethorpe, the other (Edmund - 1797-1819) died whilst climbing Mount Etna. Both were sons of Hinman and Ann Allenby of Kenwick House.

Mark Acton, 2016

Legbourne, All Saints, Allenby, monument
Legbourne, All Saints, interior
Legbourne, All Saints, interior
Legbourne, All Saints, interior

The white painted interior has elegant four-bay arcades - south one shown here - dating from c1380.

The rood screen is 15th century work.

April 2015

Legbourne, All Saints church interior
Legbourne, All Saints, organ pipes
Legbourne, All Saints, organ pipes
Legbourne, All Saints, organ pipes

Colourful organ pipes from the 19th century.

April 2015

Legbourne, All Saints church, organ pipes