CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359684
Date first listed:
03-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
East Lindsey (District Authority)
Parish:
Chapel St. Leonards
National Grid Reference:
TF 55238 72025

Details

TF 57 SE CHAPEL ST. LEONARDS CHURCH LANE

3/15 Church of St. Leonard 3.2.67 II

Parish church. Rebuilt 1794, chancel built 1866, tower of 1891- 1901 by W. Scorer, enlarged 1924. Ashlar, some red and yellow brick, slate and plain tiled roofs. Western tower, nave, chancel, south porch: 2 stage tower with embattled parapet and pyramidal roof. To the sides are louvred bell openings. In the west wall a 2 light window with cusped tracery and above a similar belfry opening. In the north wall a further 2 light window with beyond 2 semi-circular 1794 windows with key and impost blocks. Nave has brick dentillated eaves course. Gabled yellow brick vestry of 1891 with 2 light traceried window and plain chamfered doorway to the east. The ashlar chancel has a single lancet to the north, 2 to the south and in the east wall a 5 light panel traceried window. In the south wall of the nave are 2 two light Cl9 flowing traceried windows. The gabled south porch has a chamfered outer doorway with moulded hood and matching inner door. Beyond is a further Cl9 2 light window. Interior. Single chamfered tower arch and semi-circular chancel arch. In the chancel a semi-circular opening to the vestry. The nave roof is a king post with struts, possibly re-used. Cl9 circular ashlar font and panelled pulpit. The church was rebuilt after flooding in 1572 and again in 1794 by Churchwarden Robert Empingham on former foundations.

Listing NGR: TF5523872025

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
196016
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: 03 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05890/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Harris. Source Historic England Archive
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