ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1062853
Date first listed:
15-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
South Kesteven (District Authority)
Parish:
Corby Glen
National Grid Reference:
SK 99823 25268

Details

CORBY GLEN HIGH STREET SK 9825-9925 (east side)

12/89 Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

G.V. II

Roman Catholic Church. 1855-6. In c.1300 style. Ashlar with stone coped slate roofs. Nave with clerestory and western bellcote, chancel, vestry, north porch and aisle. The west end has 2 stepped buttresses and 2 string courses. Central shaped and gabled statue niche, flanked by single tall trefoil headed lancets with trefoils over. Above a further trefoil and to right of gable a double bellcote with mid wall shafts, pointed heads and pierced sexfoil to gable. In the west wall of the north aisle a 2 light window. Gabled north porch has a double chamfered outer door with moulded hood. The inner doorway is single chamfered with hood and floriate stops. In the north wall 4 pairs of 2 light windows and to the clerestory alternating trefoil and quatrefoil lights in circular surrounds. The east aisle wall has further 2 light window with trefoil over and in the chancel north wall are 2 single lights also with trefoils. The east window is of 3 lights with cusped heads and quatrefoil over with moulded hood and human head stops. On the south side of the chancel a single storey link connects the former presbytery with the church, in the west wall 2 pairs of shouldered windows. The south nave wall has 5 pairs of trefoil lights with cusped quatrefoils over, separated by stepped buttresses. Interior. 4 bay north arcade with pointed arches, round columns and floriate annular capitals. Chancel arch double chamfered with octagonal imposts, foliate capitals, moulded hood with angel stops. In the north aisle a trefoil headed piscina and at the west end of the nave a timber gallery on octagonal posts. Panelled and painted ceilings. Fittings all C19 with fine brass telescopic altar rails. In the Sanctuary an encaustic tiled floor, stone altar with sacred monograms, and gabled pyx. In the north aisle substantial low wooden screen with paired pierced traceried arches and moulded cornice. The stone altar has panels containing carvings of angels holding scrolls, with above a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Complete collection of contemporary stained glass. The Catholic Church was moved from the Irnham Estate to Corby when the Cliffords, a Catholic family, sold the Estate to the Protestant Woodhouses in mid C19.

Listing NGR: SK9982325268

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
194063
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: 27 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01123/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H Schofield. Source Historic England Archive
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