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East Lindsey (District Authority)
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TF 36794 91315


ALVINGHAM ABBEY LANE TF 39 SE (east side) 4/3 Church of 9.3.67 St. Adelwold G.V. I

Parish church. c.1300, C15, C16, 1806, restored 1933. Coursed chalk, greenstone, ironstone and limestone rubble, limestone ashlar, red brick, some render. Slate roofs with stone coped gables and cross finials. West tower, nave with south porch, chancel with north chapel. West tower of c.1300 with moulded plinth and 4 stage diagonal buttresses. Pointed west window with 3 pointed lights, intersecting tracery, hood mould and head label stops. Moulded string course above and below small rectangular window with shallow pointed head and slatted shutters. Bell openings on all 4 sides, each a pointed opening with Y tracery, hood mould and label stops. South side with 4 stage rectangular stair turret with 2 slit lights. Moulded eaves above with large gargoyle in centre of each face. Battlements with corner pinnacles. North side of nave with buttress to west and 2 C15 rectangular windows to east, each with 3 cusped, round headed lights and small vertical mullions rising from top of each light and each with moulded cornice. Red brick north chapel of 1806 with lean-to roof, plank door to north and 2 light ashlar dressed mullion window to east. Red brick chancel of 1806 with ashlar plinth and moulded brick eaves. East window with segmental head and 3 cusped and pointed lights. South side of chancel plain. South side of nave with quoins on west and east corners. C19 window to east with segmental head and 3 pointed, cusped lights with hood mould. Late C16 south porch with plinth and south doorway with flat head, rounded corners, broad chamfered surround and iron gate. Porch interior flanked by stone benches. Inner doorway of c.1300, with pointed, askew head, roll moulded head and jambs in one and plank door. Interior tower arch of c.1300, with richly moulded, pointed head supported on plain polygonal corbel to north, and stylised foliate corbel to south. Late C13 doorway inside tower with pointed head, and chanfered head and jambs in one. Broad C14 chancel arch with pointed, double chamfered head dying into walls. Pointed, chamfered archway of 1806 leading to north chapel. C13 octagonal font on richly moulded base and plinth. C20 pews, altar rail and pulpit. C19 roofs. Grey and white marble monument with urn to John Emeris, died 1835. Painted shield set in wreath above south doorway.

Listing NGR: TF3679191317


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

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Date: 13 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05900/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Trevor Sowray. Source Historic England Archive
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