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East Lindsey (District Authority)
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TF 29351 88307


SOUTH ELKINGTON CHURCH LANE TF 28 NE 7/41 Church of All Saints 9.3.67 II*

Parish church. C13, C14, C15, C16. Nave rebuilt 1843. Chancel rebuilt 1873. Chalk rubble, ironstone and limestone dressings, slate and lead roofs to aisles. Western tower, nave with clerestory, aisles, south porch. The 3 stage ironstone faced tower has plinth, 2 string courses, embattled parapet, and stepped angle buttresses. On the south side is a C14 2 light window to middle stage, and to belfry stage are paired C19 lights in 4 directions. C19 west door with 4 centred arched head and above a 3 light C16 window with double concave chamfered surround and moulded hood. The chalk north aisle has in the west wall reset C13 paired lancet with plate traceried head and roundel. In the north wall are 5 paired C19 lights with geometric tracery over and moulded hoods. The clerestory consists of 4 paired lights in deep hollow chamfered surround with moulded hoods, in a C16 style. The vestry has a shouldered north door. To the east is a cast iron C19 pump, and the east wall has a 2 light C19 window. The chancel east window is C19, of 3 lights, with geometric tracery to the head and continuously moulded surround. The south wall has 2 paired lights with geometric roundels over. In the east wall of the south aisle is a C15 2 light window, trefoil heads to the lights with chamfered rectangular surround and moulded hood. In the south wall are 3 restored early C16 light windows, cusped heads to the lights and hollow moulded 4 centred arched surrounds. Clerestory matches that to the north. The gabled south porch has a lead roof and continuously moulded C16 outer doorway and a matching inner doorway, both with hollow mouldings. Interior. 4 bay south arcade is early C13 with circular piers, annular capitals, double chamfered arches with moulded hoods and stops recut C19. The north arcade is similar but with foliate capitals and is all C19. The single chamfered arch is C19 with moulded octagonal responds. The chancel arch is moulded and chamfered with wall shaft responds of marble. The nave roof is basically C19 but incorporates C15 carved wooden figures to the hammer beams. In the chancel north wall is a moulded and chamfered archway to vestry and beyond a gabled C19 aumbry. There is an elaborate sculptured stone reredos flanked by blank arcades, all painted and gilded. C19 organ decorated with pierced and gilded traceried panels. The chancel roof is divided into square panels with moulded ribs and bosses and has decorative roundels containing paintings of saints. The rear arch of the chancel east window has angle shafts. C19 stained glass in chancel and aisles. All fittings are C19 apart from the C15 octagonal font which has shields and quatrefoils on the sides.

Listing NGR: TF2935188307


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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: 06 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05900/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Trevor Sowray. Source Historic England Archive
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