Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1359927

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1966



Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST. MARGARET
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey (District Authority)

Parish: Bucknall

National Grid Reference: TF 16900 68863


BUCKNALL MAIN STREET TF 16 NE 6/12 Church of S t. Margaret 14-9-66 G,V. II* Parish church. C13, c.1300, C14, C16, 1884 restoration by James Fowler. Squared greenstone and limestone coursed rubble, ashlar dressings and plain tiled roofs. Western tower, nave, 2 aisles, south porch, chancel. The 2 stage tower is partly of C16 and was originally entirely of limestone. It has angled buttresses, plinth, string course, embattled and pinnacled parapet. The west door is C19, pointed and with hood mould. Above is a C16 2 light window apparently in situ with 4 centred arched heads to the lights and plain chamfered surround. To belfry stage are paired C19 cusped lights under pointed arches with hood moulds. The north aisle has 3 paired cusped C19 lights and a single plain window. At the east end of the aisle is a plain C19 lancet. At the east end of the chancel are triple lancets united under a moulded hood. The south side of the chancel has 2 paired lancet windows with a pointed priest's door between, all with moulded hoods and labels. In the south aisle east wall is a single lancet and in the south wall a plain rectangular light and a much restored C14 3 light window with cusped ogee heads to the lights, moulded surround and C19 hood. There is an entirely C19 cusped 2 light window beyond the porch and in the west wall a late C13 trefoil headed lancet. The south porch of 1884 is timber framed, gabled, with elaborate cusped bargeboard and the inner doorway is C13, single chamfered with hood. Interior. The tower arch is C19, single chamfered and pointed. The c.1300 north arcade is of 4 bays having quatrefoil shafts, moulded capitals, double chamfered arches and plain hoods. The late C13 south arcade is of 3 bays with octagonal pillars, moulded capitals and double chamfered arches. There is no chancel arch. In the south aisle is a hacked back C13 piscina in arched recess. Fittings are all C19 apart from the C14 octagonal font with alternating blank arches on the sides and a scalloped octagonal pedestal. The C17 pulpit has been almost totally reconstructed in C19. This is a demi octagon with panelled sides and corniced top. In the panels are 2 stylised perspective doorways with chequered pavements and the central motif is an elaborate architectural frame with tapering columns, double consoles supporting a dentillated frieze with an open pediment. In the south aisle is a C17 chest with panelled front and paterae to the upper rail.

Listing NGR: TF1690068863


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

Legacy System number: 195197

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing