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Description: Church of Saint George
Date Listed: 4 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164377
OS Grid Reference: TA2417106765
OS Grid Coordinates: 524171, 406765
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5429, -0.1276
There is also a scheduled monument, Churchyard Cross, St George's Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
TA 20 NW BRADLEY CHURCH LANE
2/12 Church of Saint George
Parish church. C13 tower, nave and blocked north arcade; C14 porch and
chancel south window. Alterations of 1776 included removal of north aisle.
Re-roofed in 1860s. Late C19-C20 restorations include rebuilding nave east
gable, buttresses to chancel, new north and east windows. Ironstone rubble
and squared blocks; brick to upper stage of tower, east end of chancel,
north wall and east gable of nave; limestone ashlar dressings. Slate roof.
West tower, 3-bay nave with south porch and single-bay chancel. 2-stage
tower: quoins, narrow square-leaded west window; plate-traceried belfry
openings with twin lancets, those to south and east with pierced lozenge
above. C15-C16 top section with cornice, gargoyles to west, and coped
embattled parapet. Outline of steeply-pitched former nave roof visible on
east wall. Nave: lancet and restored square-headed 3-light mullioned window
to south. Blocked north arcade of central round arch flanked by pointed
arch to left and lower portion of high pointed arch to right, with weathered
plain moulded capitals to coursed ashlar responds. Brick and rubble infill
to arches with restored C18 2-light mullioned windows. Buttress to south
between nave and chancel with chamfered plinth and set-off. Chancel: ashlar
quoins to lower section, brick above; concrete buttresses to south and east
walls. Square-headed 2-light trefoiled window and low blocked pointed
chamfered door to south side. C19-C20 pointed 3-light east window with
intersecting tracery and re-set medieval carved head above. Porch has
pointed moulded outer door, stone bench seats inside and pointed chamfered
inner door with moulded imposts. Interior. Tower open to nave: pointed
chamfered tower arch with plain moulded corbels at impost level. Pointed
chancel arch of two orders, outer plain, inner chamfered. Flat 5-bay nave
roof with tie beams and butt-purlins. C18 panelling and box pews with tall
carved poppy-head bench ends. Fine C14 octagonal font with moulded
pedestal, column and bowl with carved traceried side panels bearing
inscription "Pater noster ave maria and criede leren ye chylde yt es nede".
N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978,
Listing NGR: TA2417106765
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Source: English Heritage
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