CHURCH OF ST HELEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1064087
Date first listed:
16-Dec-1964
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST HELEN, GATE BURTON HALL DRIVE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST HELEN, GATE BURTON HALL DRIVE

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
West Lindsey (District Authority)
Parish:
Gate Burton
National Grid Reference:
SK 83890 82899

Details

SK 88 SW GATE BURTON GATE BURTON HALL DRIVE (west side)

3/10 Church of 16.12.64 St. Helen

G.V. II

Parish church. 1866. Coursed limestone rubble, limestone ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with stone coped gables and east finial. West tower, nave, rectangular chancel with north vestry. Plinth runs round entire church. West front with low 2 stage clasping buttresses, pointed west doorway of 3 moulded orders, plank door and hood mould. Round window above containing cusped quatrefoil. 2 narrow rectangular windows flank clock above. Bell openings on all 4 sides, each pointed with paired pointed lights and hood mould. Moulded eaves with 8 projecting gargoyles, quatrefoiled parapet and 8 ornate pinnacles. North side of nave with 2 stage buttresses alternating with 3 pointed windows each with paired pointed cusped lights, cusped oculus above and hood mould. North side of vestry with 2 pointed cusped lights, cusped tracery and hood mould. East side with single cusped lancet with hood mould. North side of chancel with 2 pointed windows divided by 2 stage buttress, each of 2 pointed cusped lights and cusped tracery and hood mould. East end with moulded string course with large, pointed, 4 light window with cusped tracery. South side of chancel with 2 pointed 2 light windows with cusped tracery and hood moulds, divided by 2 stage buttresses. South side of nave with 5 two stage buttresses dividing 4 pointed 2 light windows with cusped tracery of various designs. Interior tower arch with triple chamfered pointed head and jambs in one. Nave and chancel with chevron decorated eaves. Pointed, double chamfered north vestry arch with inner order supported on corbels and C20 panelled screen set below. Pointed, double chamfered chancel arch with polygonal jambs and capitals. C19 roofs. C20 west organ loft with cast iron spiral staircase to north. C12 drum font with beaded arcading containing large flower heads and human heads. C19 pews, panelled pulpit, brass lectern and altar rail. Ornate C19 altar with highly painted triptych altar piece with 4 standing bishops and saints, with outer relief panels depicting the Annunciation and Circumcision. Several C18 and C19 brass plaques to the Hutton family.

Listing NGR: SK8389082899

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
197057
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: 10 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08415/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger H Mockford. Source Historic England Archive
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