CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1359510

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, BUSLINGTHORPE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, BUSLINGTHORPE ROAD

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: West Lindsey (District Authority)

Parish: Buslingthorpe

National Grid Reference: TF0794585160

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Details

TF 08 NE BUSLINGTHORPE BUSLINGTHORPE ROAD

1/1 Church of 1.11.66 St. Michael

G.V. II*

Parish church, now closed. C13, C14, 1835 restoration and rebuilding by A. J. Wilson. Coursed limestone rubble, yellow brick with ashlar dressings, slate roofs having stone coped gables. Western tower, nave, chancel. The 2 stage C14 tower has a plinth and offset to belfry with pyramidal slate roof. The west window is an elegant lancet with trefoil head. The belfry stage has single ogee cusped headed C19 lights in rectangular chamfered surrounds, to each side. The north wall of the nave which is in brick, has a C14 recut 3 light window having cusped heads to the lights and flat lintel. The east and 2 south nave wall windows match the north nave window but are C19. The south doorway is single chamfered with pointed head and hood mould. Above the door is a blank panel with hood mould over. Interior. The tower arch is single chamfered and pointed, without capitals. The C14 chancel arch has octagonal responds and capitals and is double chamfered. All fittings are C19 except for the font which has reused octagonal bowl. In the upper lights of the east window are small panels of C14 stained glass. Monuments. In the north east corner of the nave is a late C13 recumbent effigy of a knight, feet resting on a lion, head resting on a cushion supported by angels. The figure wears chain mail, helmet and surcoat with rowell spurs and the figure rests on a tomb chest with a frieze of quatrefoils containing shields. On a ledge at the top of the chest is an inscription. Set in the west wall of the nave is a tapering limestone tombstone with Lombardic inscription round the edge. It retains a brass depicting a demi- figure of a knight in chain mail and surcoat, head resting on a pillow with ogee corners and mailed hands holding a heart. Beneath is the matrix for a second now vanished shield shaped panel. This early C14 brass to Richard de Boselyngthorpe is one of the earliest military brasses in England.

Listing NGR: TF0794585160

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 197127

Legacy System: LBS

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