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East Lindsey (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 29592 95503



4/33 Church of St. Mary 9.9.67 G.V. I

Parish church. C13, C14, C15, 1858 restoration by James Fowler of Louth. Squared ironstone and chalk rubble, limestone dressings, slate and tiled roofs. Western tower, nave with clerestory, aisles, chancel. The tall C15 3 stage ironstone tower has clasping buttresses, plinth, 2 string courses and embattled parapet. 3 light west window has cusped heads to the lights, concave moulded surround and hood. The middle stage has small quatrefoil lights. Paired trefoil headed belfry lights in the 4 directions. The C19 south aisle is in chalk with slate roof, and has a doorway in Early English style and 2 lancets to the north side and a similar window in the east end. The nave is in chalk with tiled roof and the clerestorey consists of 3 C19 round headed windows. In the north wall of the chancel is a C13 doorway with double chamfered reveals, moulded imposts with ammonite stops richly moulded head and hqod with circular decorated labels. Otherwise the north wall has a C13 plinth and cill band with 3 lancets. The east wall has 2 lancets with moulded hoods having beast and ammonite labels with above a C19 quatrefoil light. There is a stepped median buttress with dog tooth moulding beneath the coping. The south wall of the chancel has 3 C14 2 light windows recut C19 and a C14 small 2 light window with ogee heads to the lights set low down in the wall. The east window of the south aisle is C15 of 2 lights with square head and hood. The south aisle is rendered and has 2 C15 3 light windows with trefoil heads to the lights set in cambered concave chamfered surrounds. The south doorway is lake C14 with continuous concave chamfered and moulded surround. The clerestory matches that to the north. In the west wall of the aisle is a C20 standard wooden fixed light. Interior. The 3 bay arcades are early C13, have quatrefoil keeled shafts, square abacii and double chamfered arches, unusually in chalk. Those on the north having floriate label stops. The tower arch is C15, with octagonal responds and capitals, single chamfered arch and continuous chamfered surround. The chancel arch is C13 with octagonal responds, double chamfered arch with hood and ammonite label stops. In the chancel is a C13 double piscina with trefoil and pointed heads. In the north wall is a round headed aumbry. On the sill of the westernmost window on the north side of the chancel is a C13 curvilinear floral painted design in red and black paint. Stained glass in chancel south window is dated 1910. The C15 font has a plain octagonal bowl on a pedestal.

Listing NGR: TF2959295502


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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: 28 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04555/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David March. Source Historic England Archive
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