CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1061923
Date first listed:
23-Aug-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, NEWARK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, NEWARK ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
North Kesteven (District Authority)
Parish:
Bassingham
National Grid Reference:
SK 90806 59732

Details

BASSINGHAM NEWARK ROAD SK 95 NW 4/6 Church of St Michael and All Angels. 23.8.67 GV II* Parish church. Cll, C12, C13, C15. 1782 by Thomas Bell and restored 1860 by J H Hakewill. West tower, nave with noth and south aisles, south porch, chancel and north chantry chapel, now vestry. Coursed rubble and ashlar with lead roofs. Ashlar quoins. Tower rebuilt 1782, 3 stages with chamfered plinth, plain first stage band, moulded second stage band and plain cill band, topped with moulded band, battlements and 4 crocketed pinnacles. To west a deeply recessed pointed arched doorway and to south a small flat headed doorway. Each side has a circular opening on the second stage, and a single light pointed arched bell opening in an Early English style. The clerestory is of 5 bays, topped with ornate battlements and crocketed pinnacles, the gable has a moulded coped parapet surmounted by a cross. The north aisle is topped by a moulded coped parapet, and has a small C15 chamfered doorway with a triangular head. To the left is a 2 light C15 window with segment headed lancets under a triangular head, beyond is a buttress and then another similar window. Beyond that a 2 light flat headed window and then another buttress. To the right is a 2 light flat headed window with panel tracery under a hood mould. The vestry has a 2 light chamfered mullion window to the north, and to the south a round headed 3 light window with flowing tracery under a hood mould with head label stops. The chancel, largely rebuilt 1860, has a single pointed lancet to the north, and a large 5 light window with intersecting tracery under a hood mould with label stops to the east. The south wall has 3 tall pointed arched windows with Y tracery all under hood moulds with label stops, there is also a small pointed arched doorway. The south aisle has a battlemented parapet with to the east a pointed arched window with flowing tracery, under a hood mould with label stops. On the south are 2, 2-light flat headed windows with panel tracery under hood moulds. The south porch has a plinth and side buttresses, and a coped gable with kneelers topped with a cross. A pointed arched opening with double chamfered arch and single shafts. The interior has stone benches and the south doorway has a double chamfered pointed arch. Interior: The 3 bay north arcade, rebuilt 1860, has round arches, and 2 circular piers with scalloped capitals. Beyond to the east a single tall C13 pointed double chamfered arch with octagonal responds and moulded capitals. The 2 bay C13 south arcade has a circular pier and responds with a ribbed leaf capital. Beyond to the east is an arch similar to that on the north arcade, there are 2 more of these arches in the north wall of the chancel. Small pointed tower arch of 1782, the unusual chancel arch with zig-zag decoration was rebuilt 1860. Octagonal C15 fort with quatrefoils. Remains of C15 screen in lower arch. 6, C16 linen-fold panelling bench ends, in the west of the nave, the remainder C19. C15 nave roof, restored 1960, the remainder of the roofs C19. 2 late C18 commandment boards in the tower. A single charity board in the south aisle. C19 altar rail, organ and encaustic tiles. C19 pulpit has single panel dated 1674. Alms box dated 1668. Stained glass east window by F X Zettler of Munich c1900.

Listing NGR: SK9080659732

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
192357
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05014/30
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