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East Lindsey (District Authority)
East Keal
National Grid Reference:
TF 38254 63937


EAST KEAL CHURCH LANE TF 36 SE (north side) 5/6 Church of St. Helen 3.2.67 G.V. II* Parish church. C13, C14, restored and rebuilt externally with tower of 1853-4 by Stephen Lewin. Greenstone, ashlar, rendered and yellow brickwork. Slate roofs. Western tower, nave,aisles, chancel, south vestry and porch. Ashlar tower of 4 stages, in Early English style, with 5 lancets in an arcade to belfry stage. Buttresses with crocketed gablettes. Plain parapet. Single lancet to third stage. Geometric style window to second stage. West door of 4 shafted orders and dogtoothing. North aisle has 2 light window to west and 3 two light early C19 Gothick windows to north side. Yellow brick chancel, with C19 3 light east window. The south side has a 2 light C19 window in chancel, and 2 similar in the nave. C19 gabled porch, with pointed outer arch, and chamfered reveals. The inner doorway has late C14 reveals with 2 orders, having ballflower and figured ornamentation, and decorated imposts, recut C19 double chamfered pointed arched head. Interior. C13 4 bay nave arcades with octagonal piers and capitals on north side, with double chamfered arches, human head stops to hood moulds and details. The south arcade has quatrefoil piers with annular capitals and nail head decoration. C15 tower arch with octagonal responds, capitals and double chamfered arch. The C19 tower windows have dogtoothing to the rear arches, collared side and central shafts and inner trefoils and quatrefoils. C13 chancel arch, octagonal responds and double chamfered arches. C19 arch braced king post roof to nave. Fittings all C19, apart from the C16 octagonal font with floriate carved side panels and grotesque supporters. In the south aisle an early C17 wall monument to Susanna Kirkman, with a crudely carved figure, elbow resting on a skull, set in a classical surround with fluted Ionic pilasters and cornice. In the north aisle the bust in marble of a wigged gentleman, Peter Short, d.1681, set into a pointed recess at high level, presumably from a monument.

Listing NGR: TF3825463937


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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: 12 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03663/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Scarbro. Source Historic England Archive
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