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North Kesteven (District Authority)
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SK 90809 57895


CARLTON-LE-MOORLAND CHURCH STREET SK 95 NW 4/63 Church of St Mary 23.8.67 GV I Parish church. C11, C13, C15, late C16 restored 1890-1 by C Hodgson Fowler. West tower, nave, chancel and north chapel now vestry. Nave rebuilt and tower remodelled late C16. Coursed rubble and ashlar dressings with lead and plain tile roofs. Tower, 3 stages with moulded plinth and first floor band. Angle buttresses with set-offs topped with battlements and 4 crocketed pinnacles. To west a 4-centred arched, moulded doorway with fine studded and panelled door, above a hood mould and a relieving arch with shale voussoirs. Above a 2-light chamfered, mullion window with drip mould and a similar window to the south. Above 4 similar bell openings. Nave, north wall has 2 large 3-light C16 chamfered cross windows with drip moulds, and a single buttress with set-offs between. Above battlements with a small ogee arched, gabled bellcote. North chapel, west wall has blocked north aisle arch, with 4 centred arched doorway under hood mould and 2-light chamfered mullion window above. North and east walls have single 3-light flat headed panel tracery windows under hood moulds. Chancel, north wall has a single similar 2-light window. East wall has coped gable with kneelers and cross finial, with a large pointed arched, 3-light panel tracery window. South wall, has small doorway and 2, 2-light panel tracery windows with flat heads and hood moulds. The nave south wall is identical to the north. Interior has C16 staircase in tower leading to first floor chamber, once the entrance to the now vanished C16 gallery, reached through a C11 round headed doorway with C16 doors. Tower also houses Charity Boards of 1707. Very tall C13 chancel arch, with to north fragmentary remains of original arcade and chapel arch. Chapel also has C13 keeled arch to chancel. C12 circular font with octagonal corner shafts. Nave has largely C16 roof, chancel has C19 roof. C15 screen, much restored. C18 wooden pulpit and altar rail. C19 pews. Monuments, 1611 brass wall plate W Robert Peterson. 5 small brass wall plates to Eastland and Tonge families dated individually, 1712, 1725, 1739, 1764 and 1765.

Listing NGR: SK9081057898


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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: 31 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06386/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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