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North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
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SE 9222-9322 WINTERINGHAM MEGGITT LANE (west side) Church of All Saints 8/36 6.11.67 GV I

Church. C11-12 tower and nave, C12-13 nave arcades, C13 chancel, transept and aisles, C14 top stage to tower. Restorations 1849-51 included rebuilding north aisle and south transept, re-roofing, re-flooring, new porch and vestry, font and fittings. Tower of limestone and gritstone ashlar; remainder of squared limestone, gritstone and coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Timber porch. Slate roof. West tower, 4-bay aisled nave with 2-bay south transept and south porch, 2-bay chancel with organ chamber adjoining north side. 2-stage tower with C14 diagonal buttresses. Tall first stage incorporates re-used Roman gritstone blocks, some on north side moulded; 3-light C14 pointed west window with C19 Perpendicular tracery, stair lighting slits in south-west corner. Plain string course. Second stage has pointed 2-light belfry openings with Perpendicular tracery, moulded stringcourse and embattled parapet with crocketed angle pinnacles. Aisles have chamfered plinth, cillbands, buttresses to north; single and twin lancets. South transept: quoins, chamfered plinth, cillband, single buttress; 2 lancets to east side with a small statue in a C14 cinquefoiled niche above, pointed 3-light south window with C19 Geometrical tracery and pierced quatrefoil above, fragments of decorated medieval gravestones in south wall. Chancel: quoins, cillband, buttresses on south side, lancets to north and south sides; pointed chamfered priest's doorway and door with decorative hinges, triple east lancets with C19 dripmoulds and C19 pierced quatrefoil above. South porch has ashlar plinth, pointed outer door with trefoiled spandrels, sidelights and ornate bargeboard. C19 pointed moulded inner door. Interior. Tall pointed triple-chamfered tower arch with plain moulded capitals and chamfered jambs. South arcade has slender cylindrical piers with plain moulded bases, scalloped capitals and octagonal abaci with billet moulding; round arches of 2 orders with chevron and lozenge mouldings and billeted dripmould. North arcade has broad cylindrical piers, scalloped capitals and square abaci with pellet moulding; C12 arches of 2 orders with pellet and lozenge mouldings, originally round-headed, probably re-set as pointed in C13. Pointed double-chamfered chancel arch on moulded corbels with carved head at apex. Chancel: cillband, double trefoiled piscina divided by a chamfered shaft with moulded base and capital; on north side a blank pointed chamfered opening and a low chamfered segmental-arched niche with a fine C13 knight effigy, said to be that of Sir William Marmion, d.1276. Marble wall tablet with draped urn to James Heaton, 1833, in north aisle. N. Pevsner and J. Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 424. Drawing by C Nattes, 1794, Banks Collection, Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: SE9248522463


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Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 424


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: 12 Mar 2002
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