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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Frampton, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9464 / 52°56'46"N

Longitude: -0.0643 / 0°3'51"W

OS Eastings: 530162

OS Northings: 340527

OS Grid: TF301405

Mapcode National: GBR JWT.8L1

Mapcode Global: WHHLW.Z6KL

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Location: Frampton, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20

County: Lincolnshire

District: Boston

Parish: Frampton

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191988

Source ID: 1147659

Listing Text


TF 34 SW FRAMPTON RALPHS LANE
(south side)

11/72 Church of
St. Michael

II

Private chapel to Tunnard family at Frampton House, now Chapel of
Ease. 1863 by James Fowler. In Geometric Decorated style. Rock
faced limestone ashlar, with plain ashlar dressings, plain tiled
roof with decorative ridge tiles. Nave with western bellcote,
facetted chancel, south porch and vestry. The west end has 3
stepped buttresses and a 3 light window. The octagonal bellcote
is supported on a moulded corbel with foliate decoration, the
open bell chamber has columns with foliate capitals supporting
the small spire which has zigzag decoration to the base and
single lucarnes to each main face. The north side has 2 two
light windows. The gabled vestry has a 2 light window with
shafted central mullion and an octagonal chimney stack with
gablette to north side, having fish-scale decoration. The
facetted chancel has 5 lancets with trefoils in the head. The
south side of the nave has 2 two light windows as the north. All
windows have hood moulds with foliate stops and geometric
tracery. The gabled porch has stepped buttresses with decorative
gables. The outer doorway is trefoil headed with shafted reveals
and leafy decoration in the spandrels. The inner doorway is
pointed. Interior. Red brick walls with ashlar bands and
polychromatic rear arches. Blank quatrefoil frieze below
dentiilated cornice. Chancel arch springs from triple marble wall
shafts, foliate capitals and moulded arch. In the north wall of
the chancel is a pointed doorway and arch to organ chamber, the
doorway leading to pulpit staircase which emerges through pointed
arches with central marble shaft to octagonal ashlar pulpit with
foliage to rim. Tiled chancel and reredos, with tiled text to
cornice. Contemporary stained glass to chancel. Fittings.
Brass corona set with semi precious stones en cabochon, in the
chancel. Octagonal limestone font with decorated quatrefoils to
sides on octagonal base with marble shafts.


Listing NGR: TF3016240527

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