Church of St Benedict, Church Lane, Scrivelsby - East Lindsey

Situated in an open field. The church dates from C13 and C15, with chancel and nave and an arcaded Early English north aisle. To the north west end is the tower and spire built from Ancaster limestone in the 1860s. The building exterior was remodelled in the 1860s and 1870s. Nave and north aisle roofs need re-slating. The church is damp. Below ground drainage needs repair. The parish is seeking funding for repairs.

Church of St Benedict, Church Lane, Scrivelsby - East Lindsey
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST BENEDICT
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1252195
  • Local Planning Authority: East Lindsey
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Benedict
  • Street Name: Church Lane
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • District / Borough: East Lindsey
  • Parish: Scrivelsby
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Louth and Horncastle
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*