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Description: Church of Saint Martin
Date Listed: 4 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164384
OS Grid Reference: TF2388799602
OS Grid Coordinates: 523887, 399602
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4786, -0.1347
TF 29 NW EAST RAVENDALE
9/19 Church of Saint Martin
Parish church. 1857 by James Fowler of Louth. Ironstone ashlar with
limestone ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof. Gothic Revival style. 3-bay
nave with south porch and 2-bay chancel with vestry adjoining north side.
Plinth, angle buttresses, cill band. Single and twin lancets with
hoodmoulds and foliate stops; stepped east lancets. Twin west lancets with
quatrefoil above in projecting bay rising to gabled bellcote with single
shafted trefoiled opening. Porch with pointed shafted outer door and
chamfered inner door. Interior. Shafts and moulded arches to nave and east
chancel windows; pointed chancel arch with dogtooth moulding on filleted
responds. Ornate carved stone reredos with blind arcade of pointed arches
on marble shafts; ornate shafted niche to north chancel wall. Polychrome
encaustic tile floor to chancel. Inscribed C14 floor slab at west end, much
worn: Twin stained glass south windows, with scenes and figures against
patterned ground, by Morris & Co. (Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris).
N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, p 230.
Listing NGR: TF2388799602
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Source: English Heritage
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