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Lincoln (District Authority)
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SK 96460 69090



SK96NE HALL DRIVE, Boultham Park 1941-1/5/141 (South side) 08/10/53 Church of St Helen


Church. C13. Chancel rebuilt 1864 by Michael Drury. Nave extended and restored 1887 by C H Fowler. Dressed stone and ashlar with slate roofs and a side wall stack. Nave with western bellcote, and chancel. EXTERIOR: chamfered plinths and eaves, coped gables with crosses. Nave, 3 bays, has buttressed north side with 2 flat headed Decorated windows and to their right, a smaller 4-centred arched window. South side has 2 buttresses and 2 mid C14 ogee headed 2-light windows. To left, a small single lancet. West end has a central C19 4-centred arched door with flat head, and above it, a Decorated 2-light window, both with hoodmoulds. Above again, a square wooden bellcote, shingled, with louvred openings, topped with a concave sided octagonal spire with weathercock. Chancel, 2 bays, has on either side a central buttress flanked by single lancets. East end has angle buttresses and a 3-light window with Geometrical tracery, hoodmould and mask stops. Above it, a trefoil containing a crest. INTERIOR: nave has a blocked south arcade, C13, 2 bays, with an octagonal pier with 4 detached shafts. Octagonal responds with nailhead bands, and double chamfered arches with hoodmoulds and mask stops. Two mid C19 stained glass windows. North-west window has stained glass and brass c1914. Panelled barrel vaulted wooden roof with bosses. West end has a C19 2 storey gallery with traceried balustrade and winder stair. Chancel has a double chamfered arch, C13, with octagonal responds and capitals. Single windows to north, south and east, with late C19 stained glass. Principal rafter roof with arch braces on corbels. FITTINGS include a good square baluster shaped font, C18, inscribed "Boultham Church", and a desk with reused C18 fleur-de-lys ends. C19 fittings include octagonal oak skeleton pulpit, traceried stalls, wrought-iron altar rail and plain octagonal font. MEMORIALS include 2 tablets, mid C19, and 3 brasses c1900, all to the Ellison family of Boultham Hall. Brass war memorial tablet, 1919. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 526).

Listing NGR: SK9646069090


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 526


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: 05 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14294/12
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