CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE AND ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1146616
Date first listed:
16-Dec-1964
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE AND ST GEORGE, SCHOOL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE AND ST GEORGE, SCHOOL LANE

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
West Lindsey (District Authority)
Parish:
Springthorpe
National Grid Reference:
SK 87566 89756

Details

SK 88 NE SPRINGTHORPE SCHOOL LANE (south side)

2/46 Church of 16.12.64 St. Lawrence and St. George

I

Parish church. C11, mid C12, C13, C14, c1845, restored 1865. Coursed limestone rubble, some herringbone rubble, limestone ashlar. Slate roofs with stone coped gables with finials, some decorative ridge tiles and C19 chevroned eaves. West tower, nave with south aisle and south porch, rectangular chancel, north vestry and south-east chapel. Cll west bell tower with plinth, herringbone rubble at base and small long-and-short side- alternate quoins. West front with blocked doorway with round head enclosing plain tympanum, crudely chamfered imposts and inserted narrow light with flat head. south window below belfry with steep triangular head and round hood mould all cut from one stone. Bell openings on all 4 sides, reconstructed in C19, with paired, round headed shallow chevroned openings divided by shaft with scalloped cushion capitals and tall cubic bases.- Plain C19 parapet above. Plinth runs round nave, vestry, chancel and south chapel. North-west corner of nave with long=and-short quoins. Pointed C14 window to right with 2 round headed cusped lights, large reticulated quatrefoil and hood mould. Rectangular window to left with 2 ogee cusped lights and hood mould. West side of C19 vestry with steps leading down to rectangular doorway with plank door and round headed window with chamfered surround, hood mould and head label stops. North side with round headed chamfered doorway with hood mould and head label stops. Tall stack to east. East end of vestry with round headed chamfered window with hood mould and floral label stops. East end of chancel with 3 C19 round headed windows with continuous hood moulds and 2 labvel stop heads. East end of C14 south-east chapel restored in C19 with 2 stage diagonal buttress with 3 light window with from centred head, 3 pointed, cusped lights and hood mould. Broad C19 parapeted gable above. South side of east chapel with single recetangular C19 window to west with cusped ogee head and hood mould. Broad C19 battlements above. South aisle with 2 C19 pointed windows each with 2 pointed lights with star set in oculus above, head label stops. C14 porch restored C19 with south doorway with single free standing shafts on C13 bases, and foliate capitals, filleted roll moulded head, filleted hood mould and floral stops. Mid C12 doorway of 3 orders with inner scored rectangular jambs, outer paired shafts with ornate cushion capitals, chequered abaci; round head of 3 richly chevroned orders and plank door. West wall of south aisle with C12 lancet. Interior tower arch with C19 pointed head, chamfered surround and double plank doors. Low late C13 south arcade of 2 low bays with octagonal pier, polygonal responds, plain polygonal capitals, double chamfered, pointed heads, hood mould with floral label stops. Chapel arch of c1845 with freestanding respond shafts with chevroned capitals withround chevroned head. C19 archway with segmental head to south east chapel and low C20 double doors. C19 round headed arch to north vestry with decorated shafts, capitals and key patterned arch, containing wooden screen with plank door. Between south chapel and chancel proper part of C12 wall intact with round headed deeply splayed window. Large C19 round headed aumbry beneath. 2 Cl? ornate chairs, one with arms. C19 pulpit, lectern, altar rail, pews and tiebeam roofs with painted red and white chevrons. C13 font with round basin supported on single shaft with 3 attached shafts.

Listing NGR: SK8756689759

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
197093
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: 17 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05727/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Godson. Source Historic England Archive
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