Church of St Mary, Church Lane, Stow - West Lindsey

A parish church of lofty proportions which includes the transepts and crossing of an early collegiate church, dating from C11. The nave and chancel are C12. There was a major restoration by JL Pearson in 1850-67 when the chancel vaulting was reconstructed. Several re-roofing projects have recently been completed. The church is damp having suffered water ingress through defective roof coverings and underground drainage for many years.

Church of St Mary, Church Lane, Stow - West Lindsey
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST MARY
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1146624
    Local Planning Authority:
    West Lindsey
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Mary
    Street Name:
    Church Lane
    County:
    Lincolnshire
    District / Borough:
    West Lindsey
    Parish:
    Stow
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Gainsborough
    Region:
    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 I, SM