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East Lindsey (District Authority)
Edlington with Wispington
National Grid Reference:
TF 20519 71688


WISPINGTON CHURCH LANE TF 27 SW 4/63 Church of St. Margaret 14-9-66 II Parish church, now closed. 1863 by John Atkinson of York. Squared grey sandstone rubble with limestone dressings, slate roofs with stone coped gables and crosses fleury. Western tower, nave, chancel, south porch, vestry. The 2 stage tower projects only slightly from the west end of the nave. It has 2 stepped buttresses which support a blank pointed arch. The 2 light west window has a trefoil over and there is a quatrefoil above. The belfry stage has paired lancets in the principal directions and it is surmounted by a broached spire. To the north wall are 3 paired lancets and a single lancet window. To the north east angle of the nave is a chimney with ashlar stack. The vestry has a single east window. The chancel east window is of 3 pointed lights, united under a hood mould, with label stops. The chancel south wall has 2 lancets with hood moulds having carved decorative label stops, featuring birds and animals. The nave south wall has 2 pairs of flush lancets and the gabled south porch has a single hollow chamfered order to the pointed doorway, with hood mould and label stops, and a single chamfered inner doorway. Interior. Font, pulpit and a relief of St. Margaret were all carved in stone by the vicar, Rev. Charles Pratt Terrot. Monuments. To the Philips family, one 1715 with putto heads and a skull, the other 1720 more architectural with pilasters. This family lived at Hall Farm, Wispington during late C16-1720.

Listing NGR: TF2051971688


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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: 20 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/16382/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr James Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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