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South Kesteven (District Authority)
Gunby and Stainby
National Grid Reference:
SK 90528 22820


GUNBY AND STAINBY HALL LANE SK 92 SW Stainby 8/102 Church of St. Peter 20.9.66 G.V. II Parish church. 1865, by R. Coad, partly re-using some C14 material in the north aisle. Squared limestone rubble, slate roofs. Western tower, nave, aisles, chancel. The 3 stage tower has moulded plinth, string courses, corbel table, octagonal broach spire with single set of lucarnes to each face. Stepped corner buttresses. To the belfry stage are 2 light louvred openings with trefoil heads to the lights and quatrefoils over. On the south side a small trefoil headed light to second stage. The west doorway is in a triple chamfered pointed surround with 2 light window above. To second stage a small light as on south side. On the north side is an octagonal stair turret. The north aisle has a 2 light window in the west and a pair of 3 light windows in the north side, the easternmost one being C14 with intersecting tracery, hood mould, human and beast head stops. The vestry has 2 trefoil headed lancets in the north and a single lancet with trefoil over to the east. The east window is of 3 lights in a Geometric style. The south chancel wall has a pointed doorway flanked by single 2 light windows. The east wall of the south aisle has a 2 light window with a matching 3 light window and similar 2 light window to the south side. In the west wall is a further 2 light window. All tracery is in an early Decorated style. The south doorway is in a pointed moulded surround with hood mould and human head label stops. Interior. C14 2 bay north arcade with single chamfered arch, circular pier with naturalistic capital, rectangular responds with moulded imposts. C19 2 bay south arcade, double chamfered arches, octagonal pier and responds. C19 triple chamfered tower arch, octagonal responds. C19 double chamfered and moulded chancel arch, semi- circular respond and pink marble angle shafts with annular capitals. Fittings. Fine set of carved woodwork fittings including reredos, altar table, panelling to chancel, organ case, choir stalls, screen, pulpit, tower screen and tall Gothic font cover, all by Rev. W. E. Thorold, c.1880. C19 stained glass. Painted texts over nave, chancel and tower arches. C19 font in Early English style.

Listing NGR: SK9052822820


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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: 02 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16363/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr James Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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