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North Kesteven (District Authority)
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TF 03005 69413


HEIGHINGTON POTTERHANWORTH ROAD TF 0270-0370 (west side) TF 0269-0369 10/50 - 11/50 Chapel and attached school (formerly listed 23.8.67 as Parish Church - no dedication)


Former parish church, now chapel of ease and attached school rooms. C12, 1619 restored and extended 1865 by Michael Drury. medieval west tower with single cell nave and chancel, plus attached school rooms to the north. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with coped gables and moulded kneelers. Quoins, chamfered plinth and eaves band. Square west lower with corner buttresses, has blank lower 2 stages with above a pair of pointed bell openings within a single chamfered arch to each face. Topped by a parapet pierced with quatrefoils, and with a single ornate corner pinnacle, plus a pyramidal slate roof with iron weathervane. Nave, south front, has to the left a slightly projecting gabled porch, with deeply moulded pointed arch and double plank doors with ornte iron hinges. To the right 3, 3-light geometrical tracery windows in moulded and chamfered pointed arches with hood moulds. The east gable wall has a single, large 4-light geometrical tracery window also in a moulded and chamfered pointed arch with hoodmould. To the right the school with a projecting gabled porch, with a large plank door in chamfered ashlar surround to the south, and a pair of windows in the east gable wall. To the right a 2-light geometrical tracery window in a chamfered pointed arch and beyond 2 lancets all with hoodmoulds. Interior has a late Normal tower arch with water leaf capitals, plus C19 pews, pulpit altar rail and oil lamps. This parish church fell into decay and was restored in 1619 at the expense of Thomas Garrett one of the Fen Drainage Adventurers, unfortunately none of this work survived the subsequent C19 restoration programme.

Listing NGR: TF0300569413


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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: 11 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05737/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Miles. Source Historic England Archive
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