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West Lindsey (District Authority)
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TA 16503 09949



6/121 Church of St. Bartholomew 1-11-66 G.V. I

Parish Church, C13, C14, C15, C16, 1692, 1847, 1908-10. West tower, nave, north and south aisles, north porch, chancel. Ironstone, limestone ashlar, chalk, brick, slate roofs. C14 west tower with moulded plinth and setback stepped buttresses of 1910, 3 stages. Gothic style window placed in the blocking of the west door. Single C20 rectangular lights on first floor, paired cusped trefoil headed bell openings with quatrefoils over between triple chamfered paired arches on the second floor. Parapet with cusped quatrefoil sunk panels with concavemoulded string beneath ornamented with flowers. North aisle has 2 three light late C15 windows having recut cusped trefoil heads beneath flat arches with hood moulds. North porch is C19 with pointed arched outer doorway, chimney to boiler in angle between porch and aisle wall. North door is a reset C14 opening, hollow chamfered with hood mould, pointed head, double chamfered reveals with a grotesque figure repositioned over its head. Chancel north wall has lower part of ironstone, the upper of chalk blocks, plinth at base stops at building line east of the north aisle. 2 C19 2 light C14 style Gothic windows. Chancel east wall in ashlar, heavily restored late C13 3 light Y tracery window. South chancel wall of ironstone near plinth but higher up it is of late C18 brick with a C19 2 light window inserted into it. South aisle of 1847, ashlar, east door to vestry and one 2 light copy of a C14 window and 2 copies of 3 light C15 windows on the north side. C14 door at west end, heavily recut, but reveals, head, hood mould and label stops appear early, but the date of 1692 on the eastern reveal internally probably dates this earlier restoration. In the west wall a further 2 light C15 style window. Internally, 3 bay mid C13 south arcade with circular shafts and bases, octagonal capitals and double chamfered pointed arches springing directly from the abaci. 3 bay north arcade, 1908, matching that to the south. C14 tower arch, chamfered reveals and double chamfered almost 4 centred head without capitals. Fine quadrupartite moulded ribbed tower vault with decorated vaulting boss and corbels. Chancel has 1908 fittings, roof of the nave and chancel of similar date. Door on south side of chancel into vestry is a recut C13 archway. C14 font, octagonal with recessed decorative panels containing cusped curvilinear quatrefoils. The original base has cusped 3 centred arches with sunk spandrels. Monuments:- 2 C15 matrices for large brasses, now robbed, at east end of nave and in the north wall of the north transept a fragment of a cut back C13 cross fleury, perhaps from a monument. North wall of chancel has a wall plaque to John South, d.1591, a square marble plaque in a marble frame with circular pendent motif below and 2 obelisks flanking a cartouche of arms above, central panel flanked by vertical margins containing ribbons, incised skulls and hourglasses. In the north wall of the north aisle a recessed circular marble frame with guilloche decoration containing a portrait bust of Alice South, d,1605. She with hands clasped in prayer, with a ruff and cowled head, beneath is a rectangular inscribed marble plaque with a decorative frame.

Listing NGR: TA1650309948


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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: 15 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/06100/08
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