Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


© Crown Copyright and database right 2021. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2021. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1063086.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Apr-2021 at 22:46:37.


Statutory Address:

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

East Lindsey (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 30595 93246



7/54 Church of St.Andrew 9.9.67 G.V. II*

Parish church. C14, C15, C16, C19. Squared chalk, ironstone and limestone rubble with some brick patching. Lead roofs concealed behind plain parapets. Western tower, nave, chancel, north aisle and vestry, south porch and chapel. The tower has the lower 2 stages of chalk, and the topmost C19 stage of ironstone, corner buttresses, plinth, 2 string courses and plain parapet, paired C19 belfry lights in 4 directions. C14 west window is of 2 trefoil headed lights, quatrefoil over and double chamfered surround. C16 3 light west aisle window has rectilinear panels and square single chamfered surround. The north wall of aisle has a 2 light C14 window recut C19 and a blocked single chamfered pointed doorway. Beyond is a C19 3 light window in square chamfered surround. In the aisle east wall is a 2 light C14 window with cusped ogee head, square surround and hood. The chancel north window is C15 with cusped heads to the 2 lights, panel tracery, 4 centred arch and hood mould. The ashlar vestry has a 2 light C19 east window. The C15 chancel east window is of 3 lights with cusped heads, panel tracery and cambered hooded head. The south side of chancel has 2 C15 windows of 2 lights matching that on the north. In the south chapel the east window is C14 of 2 lights with ogee heads and square surround. The south window is C19 of 3 lights, and a further C19 2 light window is in the west wall. The nave south wall has 2 two light windows now with C19 tracery to either side of the C15 gabled porch with plain parapet and moulded coping. The cambered outer arch has continuous double chamfered surround. Porch has side benches and an ogee headed light to the west. The C14 inner doorway has continuous moulded surround containing fleurons, beasts and human heads including a wild man, crocketed hood with floriate terminal and human head labels. The door is probably contemporary and has a fixing for a closing ring. Interior. The C14 double chamfered tower arch dies into its reveals. The C15 north nave arcade of 3 bays has distinctive hollow chamfered octagonal piers, reeded capitals and single chamfered arches. On the south side a C14 double chamfered arch, dying into its reveals, opens into the south chapel, the chancel arch is similar. The nave roof is C19 but rests on earlier grotesque corbels, 2 of which are reset in the nave east wall. In the south chapel is a square piscina. At the east end of the north arcade is a richly carved reset C14 canopy, presumably from a statue niche. It is of octagonal form with cusped ogee arches, a ribbed underside and moulded and embattled top. In the chancel is a C14 piscina with cusped ogee head and on the north side a square aumbry and statue bracket. In the side windows of the chancel are fragments of C15 stained glass. Fittings are all C19 except for the recut C14 font, with drain. Late C18 hatchment on the north aisle wall, also a limestone ledger slab with sunk relief of a priest in vestments and marginal inscription recording Gilbert de Cumberworth d.l373, and 2 inscribed slabs, one in the vestry and one in the aisle d.1705. On the west wall of the nave 2 mid C18 pedimented wall plaques to members of the Sapfford and Harrold families, also 3 early C19 white marble plaques in the Greek Taste.

Listing NGR: TF3059593246


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

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 28 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04555/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David March. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].