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Church of St Andrew, Burton upon Stather

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165759

OS Grid Reference: SE8701617875
OS Grid Coordinates: 487016, 417875
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6501, -0.6850

Location: 4 Churchgate, Burton upon Stather, North Lincolnshire DN15 9DP

Locality: Burton upon Stather
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN15 9DP

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/4 Church of St Andrew

Church. C12-C14; early C19 stair turret by W Fowler of Winterton, south
aisle, south porch, clerestory and chancel restored 1865-6 by
Edward Browning of Stamford, organ chamber 1889 by C Hodgson Fowler of
Durham, vestry dated 1938, later C20 boiler-room alterations to north
porch. Coursed ironstone rubble and hammer-dressed blocks, with
gritstone blocks, limestone ashlar dressings, slate and lead roofs.
West tower with stair turret on north and vestry on south side, aisled
nave with north and south porches, 3-bay chancel with organ-chamber on
north side. C13 square 3-stage tower with massive Roman gritstone
blocks re-used for lower quoins. West lancet to first stage, string
courses and single-light shafted belfry openings under later
battlemented parapet. 3-stage stair turret has chamfered angles, re-
used moulded string courses and medieval carved head stops, and narrow
lancets under a hipped slate roof. Nave south aisle has string course,
2 buttresses and 2 pointed 3-light windows with hood-moulds and C19
tracery, a C13 west lancet and a C14 pointed 3-light window with
Curvilinear tracery. Parapet. North aisle has 3 segmental-headed
3-light windows with Cl9 tracery. C19 rebuilt lancets to clerestory.
North porch has C13 side lancets with foliate stops and moulded ogee-
headed inner doorway. South porch covers late C12 inner door with
3 orders of shafts with foliate capitals and richly moulded arch. C14
chancel has chamfered plinth, string course, stepped diagonal buttresses
with crocketed finials, pointed 2-light side windows with hood-moulds,
all but one with C19 tracery, a 3-light pointed east window re-set with
C19' tracery and a blocked cusped lancet above. Organ chamber has a re-
set C14 3-light east window with Curvilinear tracery. Stone coped
gables to nave and chancel. Interior: 4-bay north arcade has 3 C12
cylindrical piers and richly-moulded octagonal capitals and pointed
arches with scallops, pellets, rolls, keel and chevron mouldings,
probably re-set in C13. Fourth bay has C13 keeled quatrefoil pier with
double-chamfered arch and C14 octagonal respond. C14 south arcade of
octagonal piers with plain moulded capitals and double-chamfered arches,
C14 double-chamfered tower arch on octagonal responds. North aisle has
a blocked pointed 2-light Perpendicular west window, and a blocked 2-
light pointed window with Curvilinear tracery. Chancel has a C14
sedilia with crocketed and cusped ogival heads supported by C19
mullions. Glass: west window of south aisle has C18 painted figure of
Christ by Pearson of York. Monuments in chancel: mutilated C13 crusader
effigy re-set in a niche with C14 ballflower decoration. 1776 marble
statue of mourning woman to Sir Charles Sheffield and Margaretta his
wife by Fisher of York, 1816 recessed wall monument to Sir John
Sheffield and Rev Robert Sheffield by J Bacon junior of London.
J Amcotts Jarvis, The Parish of Burton on Stather with Flixborough,
1922; N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, pp 208-9.

Listing NGR: SE8701517875

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Source: English Heritage

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