All Saints Front

All Saints, Little Kimble

The Church, consisting of chancel and aisleless nave, is small. The whole of the Church, both chancel and nave, was painted with a very full series of subjects around the beginning of the fourteenth century. In the chancel the remains are slight and consist of traces of colour only. In the nave there are considerable remains of painting on all four walls. These are divided into four zones.

The top zone iDSCN0971s narrow, being only about two feet deep and has a zig-zag border separating it from the zone beneath. It contains subjects, represented small in scale as may be seen from feet and the lower part of figures which appear in places. Most of the subjects on the upper part of the wall have been mutilated beyond recognition. The main division of the wall, about seven feet deep, contains figures of saints. The base of this zone is about six feet: from the floor and on the lower part of the walls there are now no- traces of painting.

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