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North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
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TA 19591 04958




5/34 Church of Saint Andrew 4.1.67 GV I

Parish church. C12 nave arcades and chancel arch, C13-C14 tower with later parapet. Restorations of 1794; nave clerestory removed late C18 - early C19. Extensive restorations of 1883 by James Fowler of Louth included rebuilding chancel, north aisle, much of south aisle. Ironstone rubble and ashlar with limestone ashlar dressings and tower parapet. Slate roof. West tower, 2-bay aisled nave with south porch and single-bay chancel. 2-stage tower: chamfered plinth, pointed 3-light window with C19 tracery, weathered stringcourse, outline of former nave roof of shallower pitch to east; pointed 2-light belfry openings with Perpendicular tracery (probably reset in C19 from former nave clerestory); cornice, coped ashlar parapet. North aisle: buttresses, pointed 3-light traceried windows. South aisle: original angle buttresses, C19 cillband; C19 square-headed 3-light window and pointed 2-light traceried east and west windows. Chancel: buttresses, cillband; single round-headed north and south windows, 3 similar windows to east. Porch: C13 pointed chamfered outer arch, similar earlier C13 inner arch with plain moulded imposts; inscribed mass dial to right. Interior. C12 north arcade of plain round arches with hoodmoulds on broad cylindrical pier with square scalloped capital, chamfered abacus and plain moulded base. Later C12 south arcade of taller plain round arches on narrower cylindrical pier with plain moulded capital, square abacus and plain moulded base. Tall pointed double-chamfered tower arch with plain moulded capitals and inner order dying into plain jambs. Single blocked east lancets to both aisles. Pointed-trefoiled piscina to south aisle with corbelled bowl. Blocked former rood-loft door to north aisle. C19 ceiled pine waggon roof to chancel. Two late C14 floor slabs at west end of nave to Malet family: that to north with fine inscribed figures of man and woman with pillowed heads and inscription above, that to south with much weathered inscribed border. Plain C12 rounded font bowl on restored base. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 282-3; drawing by C Nattes, 1796, Banks Collection, Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: TA1958904956


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Pevsner, N, Harris, J, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1978), 282-3


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: 19 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10222/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Harris. Source Historic England Archive
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