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Description: Church of St Hybald
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165746
OS Grid Reference: SE9340402692
OS Grid Coordinates: 493404, 402692
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5126, -0.5929
SE 90 SW MANTON MANTON
5/47 Church of St Hybald
Church. 1861 by J M Hooker and Wheeler of Tunbridge Wells, for M D Dalison.
Squared limestone with limestone ashlar dressings, slate roof. Gothic
Revival style. 3-bay nave with south-west tower containing porch, 2 bay
chancel with vestry adjoining north side. Chamfered plinth, quoins,
buttresses, string-course. 3-stage tower, with clasping buttresses, pointed
moulded outer and inner doorways. Narrow shouldered lights to second stage.
Splay-footed belfry with clasping buttresses and pointed 2-light traceried
openings. Splay-footed spire with shafted lucarnes. Iron cross finial.
Nave: 2-light windows and 4-light west window with Geometrical tracery.
Chancel: paired lancets under dripmould and a 3-light east window with
Geomentrical tracery. Coped gables with finials. Interior: south chancel
windows divided by polished marble shafts. 2 earlier C19 marble wall
plaques in vestry, one with draped urn. Elaborately-carved octagonal font
with marble shafts; other original C19 fittings and stained glass intact.
The church, sited on the side of the Lincoln Cliff, forms an imposing
feature in the landscape.) N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England:
Lincolnshire, 1978, p 311.
Listing NGR: SE9340402692
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Source: English Heritage
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