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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Orby, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1815 / 53°10'53"N

Longitude: 0.2292 / 0°13'45"E

OS Eastings: 549064

OS Northings: 367248

OS Grid: TF490672

Mapcode National: GBR LWY.JRY

Mapcode Global: WHJM0.H9CC

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Location: Orby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, PE24

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Parish: Orby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196041

Source ID: 1280972

Listing Text

TF 46 NE ORBY CHURCH LANE
(west side)

5/40 Church of All Saints
3.2.67

II*


Parish church. C13, C14, C15, C16, C17 porch, chancel rebuilt
1888. Greenstone ashlar, squared greenstone, sandstone and
chalk, coursed rubble, red brick, lead roofs. Western tower,
clerestoried nave, south aisle and porch, chancel. C16 3 stage
greenstone ashlar tower with bell moulded plinth, 2 chamfered
string courses, battlemented parapet, stepped corner buttresses
with some brick patching, crocketed pinnacles. To belfry stage
are 2 light openings with panel tracery and concave moulded
surrounds: To the west a 3 light matching window, and in the
middle stage a 2 light similar window. On the north side of the
nave is a pointed doorway with moulded hood and reset human head
keystone. Beyond is a 3 light C16 panel traceried window in an
earlier opening, and a tall C13 lancet. The clerestorey is of 6
paired C16 lights with cinquefoils to the heads. In the chancel
are 2 C14 2 light windows, one with flowing, the other with
reticulated tracery. In the east wall is a C14 2 light window
with C19 tracery. The south wall is in mixed stonework with a
re-used C14 2 light window and a single C19 light. The rainwater
head is dated 1888. The south aisle has a 2 light C19 window to
the east and west and a 3 light C14 window with ogee heads to the
lights and rectangular head and hood. Clerestorey matches that
to the north. Early C17 gabled red brick porch, in English bond
with plinth, chamfered and pointed outer arch with above a niche,
now with C19 roof. The inner doorway is single chamfered and
pointed, with hood mould. Interior. 3 bay south arcade, early
C16, with quirked and chamfered octagonal piers, with reeded
capitals, hollow chamfered arches with stop chamfers. C16 tower
arch, octagonal reveals and capitals, bell moulded base, tall
double chamfered arch. Matching chancel arch, set in earlier and
larger opening. Hollow chamfered rear arches to clerestorey.
C16 aisle roof with moulded principals, chamfered commons and
bold roll moulding at the junctions. Also a pointed piscina and
2 statue brackets, one with faces and a rosette. The chancel of
1888 incorporates the head and bowl of a C13 piscina. Fittings.
Fine mosaic reredos, of the Annunciation, in Pre Raphaelite style
with background of twining roses dated 1915. Handsome organ of
1830 by Parsons of London in veneered walnut case. Painted board
of Royal Arms of George III. C15 octagonal font, with cusped and
shielded panels to bowl and 4 cusped panels to stem.


Listing NGR: TF4906467248

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