Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1063439

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: West Lindsey (District Authority)

Parish: Owersby

National Grid Reference: TF 04941 96231


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4/49 Church of All Saints 1-11-66 G.V. II*

Parish church; C11, C12 early C13, late C13, restoration 1871. Coursed ironstone rubble with stone coped slate roofs. Nave with western bellcote, chancel, south porch. The west end has a plain roll moulded plinth and a single C13 lancet with hoodmould. At the top of the gable is a further roll moulding from which the late C12 chamfered bellcote springs. It has worn openings which appear to have been pointed and a rectangular mid wall shaft and imposts. On top of its gable is a C19 cross fleury. The gable has been raised at eaves level and the steeper pitch of the original nave roof can be seen. In the north wall the C13 blocked 4 bay arcade is visible. Inserted in the blocking are 4 single C19 lancets. Above the 1st 3 arches are small quatrefoil clerestorey lights, that on the left side being C13, the other 2 are C19 copies. The chancel was largely rebuilt in 1871 although the lower fabric is medieval. The north window is a single lancet, the east window a flat group of 3 stepped lancets and the south side is as the north. The south side of the nave has 2 stepped buttresses and 2 C13 lancets with 2 quatrefoil clerestorey lights above, one C19 the other C13. Beside the C19 added porch, is one half of a door arch and impost, cut by the early C13 lancet. As the actual south door is early to mid C12 it seems likely that this plain arch represents a C11 south door, possibly of Anglo Saxon origin. The south doorway has one order of columns with scalloped capitals, an outer band of double zig zag to the arch with a cross motif hoodmould and plain square inner arch. At the west end of the south face can be seen the remains of the C12 corbel table which was largely removed when the clerestorey was added. Interior; the 4 bay blocked north arcade has C13 octagonal columns with the 2 eastern capitals having nail head decoration and double chamfered arches. Between the arches heads from the C12 corbel table have been set, 2 above each column and there a further 4 corbel heads set in the south side. The chancel arch dates from 1871 and is in the Early English Style. In the chancel north wall, a C19 aumbry has been set with a fragment of an Anglo-Saxon cross-Shaft with interlace decoration at the back, and 2 C12 decorated slab fragments to the sides. The stained glass in chancel and quatrefoil lights dates to 1875. The stone pulpit and timber pews are C19, but 2 bench ends in the chancel are C15 with poppy heads. The chest dates from C17.

Listing NGR: TF0494196231


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Legacy System number: 196529

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