All Saints' Church, Bristol

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All Saints Church
General information
Town or city Bristol
Country England
Coordinates 51°27′14″N 2°35′42″W / 51.454019°N 2.595049°W / 51.454019; -2.595049
Completed 12th century

All Saints is an Anglican church in Corn Street, Bristol, England.

The west end of the nave survives from the original 12th-century church, and the east nave and aisles were built in the 15th century. The north-east tower was added in 1716 by William Paul, and completed by George Townesend. The lantern was rebuilt by Luke Henwood in 1807, and the chancel rebuilt in the mid-19th century.

The church is surrounded on three sides by pedestrian passageways and built into surrounding buildings. Over the south nave is a priests' room and over the north a Georgian coffee room. The most notable monument is to Edward Colston designed by James Gibbs and carved by John Michael Rysbrack.[1]

As of 2008 it was used as a Diocesan Education Centre.[2]

It has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II* listed building.[3]

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  1. ^ Burrough, THB (1970). Bristol. London: Studio Vista. ISBN 0-289-79804-3. 
  2. ^ "Diocesan Education Centre". Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Church of All Saints". Images of England. Retrieved 2007-03-16. 

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