Church of St Helen, Biscathorpe, Gayton Le Wold - East Lindsey

Small rural parish church of 1847 by WA Nicholson of Lincoln in a Gothic style. Lined stucco render with ashlar dressings and a slated roof. There is localised render failure and broken glass. Localised slate roof defects are evident, and there is evidence of water ingress through the tower and nave roofs. Isolated iron cramp damage. The church is presently disused.

Church of St Helen, Biscathorpe, Gayton Le Wold - East Lindsey
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Helen
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1168152
  • Local Planning Authority: East Lindsey
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Helen
  • Locality: Biscathorpe
  • County: Lincolnshire
  • District / Borough: East Lindsey
  • Parish: Gayton Le Wold
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Louth and Horncastle
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*

Contact Details

Ben Robinson 01480 412107

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England