CHURCH OF ST. PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1063163
Date first listed:
14-Sep-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST. PETER, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST. PETER, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
East Lindsey (District Authority)
Parish:
Stixwould and Woodhall
National Grid Reference:
TF 17683 65882

Details

STIXWOULD MAIN STREET TF 16 NE (south side) 6/45 Church of St. Peter (Formerly listed as Church 14-9-66 of St. Helen) G.V. II Parish church. 1831 rebuilding by Christopher Turner, incorporating some earlier fabric. Squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roofs with stone coped gables and crosses fleury. Western tower, nave, north porch, chancel, vestry. The 4 stage tower with embattled and pinnacled parapet has corner buttresses. Blocked west door has 4 centred arched head and square label with human head stops. Above is a 3 light perpendicular style window, a lancet, and to belfry stage paired lights with panel tracery and square surrounds. The gabled C19 north porch has angle buttresses, 4 centred arched doorway with above an inverted reset C16 coat of arms. Nave north wall has 2 three light windows with ogee heads to the lights and panel tracery. A similar 2 light window is in the chancel wall. The gabled vestry has a protruding stack with octagonal moulded shafts and in the east wall is a single chamfered doorway and 2 light window. In the chancel east wall a 3 light window has trilobe heads to the lights and panel tracery above with hood mould and human head stops. The south walls of nave and chancel have 3 and 2 windows respectively matching those to the north. At the south east angle of the tower is an engaged octagonal stair turret. Interior. 1831 tower arch double chamfered without capitals. Chancel arch of similar date, 4 centred double chamfered, octagonal responds and nail head capitals. The nave roof is basically C19, but incorporates some C16 wooden carved figures on the 2 tie beams. In the north wall of the chancel a small C19 single chamfered vestry doorway. The fine C16 chancel screen retains its original moulded principals and brattished top. The central opening has 2 semi-circular headed arches united under a crocketed ogee pinnacle, a motif repeated to either side, the whole upper part of the screen is filled with quatrefoils and cusped arched panel tracery. The arms of the donor appear over the centre. All fittings are C19 except for the 11 C16 poppy head bench ends on the south side of the nave, and the handsome C16 octagonal font with panels containing deeply carved beasts and figures. Above the panels is an inscription in Lombardic letters. Over the chancel arch is a cast metal C18 Royal Arms. Monuments. By the pulpit is the upper part of a tapering C13 grave slab with a low relief cross and a human head and praying hands, deeply incised, said to come from Woodhall.

Listing NGR: TF1768365882

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
195230
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: 01 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16708/24
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