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Church of St Mary, Barnetby Le Wold

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165905

OS Grid Reference: TA0615209074
OS Grid Coordinates: 506152, 409074
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5675, -0.3986

Location: Barnetby le Wold, North Lincolnshire DN38 6JL

Locality: Barnetby Le Wold
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN38 6JL

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Listing Text

TA 00 NE
(south side, off)
9/3 Church of Saint Mary
- I
Parish church, declared redundant 1972. Late Cll nave, Cll - C12 tower, C13
tower arch, north arcade and chancel; C17 and C18 alterations, including
demolition of north aisle, new chancel east window. C19 alterations include
insertion of nave gallery and gallery window in 1829, and replacement of
south porch with buttresses. C20 rendering and repairs. Ironstone, chalk
and limestone ashlar and rubble, red and yellow brick, partly cement-
rendered to nave and tower; limestone and ironstone ashlar dressings. Slate
roof to nave, pantile roof to chancel. West tower, 3-bay nave and 3-bay
chancel. 2-stage tower: plinth, quoins, round-arched west doorway with
later keystone, small west lancet, moulded string-course. Small round-
headed belfry openings to west and south, square-headed opening to north.
Nave: quoins to south. North side much patched, portions of 2 arcade arches
visible; C15 3-light segmental arched window with Perpendicular tracery, 2
plain wooden mullioned 3-light windows. South side: 2 plain buttresses
flanking round-headed gallery window with raised keystone and imposts,
narrow round-headed Cll window with monolithic lintel bearing carved lion in
relief, large C16 - C17 square-headed south-east window with 4 crudely
pointed and trefoiled lights. Chancel: quoins, sill string-course,
chamfered plinth to north. Lancet, blocked pointed door and twin lancet to
south, round-headed east window with re-used moulded ashlar sill and
chamfered jambs, brick arch with ashlar key and imposts. Red brick gable
with tumbled-in yellow brick, upper section rendered. Interior. Pointed
double-chamfered tower arch, partly obscured by gallery, with chamfered
jambs, plain chamfered imposts and inner order on corbels. Nave: blocked
round-headed door to south; blocked arcade of pointed double-chamfered
arches on filleted quatrefoil piers with plain moulded capitals and
octagonal bases, the respond with plain chamfered jambs and inner orders on
moulded and carved corbels, much weathered. Pointed double-chamfered
chancel arch with inner order on large filleted shaft to south with plain
moulded capital, and plain moulded corbel to north (perhaps a capital to a
former narrower shaft). Flanking chancel arch at east end of nave are a
pair of re-set chamfered stones (perhaps former imposts) with palmette
ornament. Chancel: blocked south door, roll-moulded jambs to twin lancet
and east window; ovolo-moulded timber tie-beam with cyma stops, inscribed R
K 1664; later 5-bay coupled rafter oak roof with pairs of pegged collars.
Beams in tower dated 1610. Late C18 - early C19 nave roof. Nave has raked
west gallery supported on pair of wooden columns, with fielded-panelling,
moulded rail and dated plaque to front. Chancel rails made from former C15
oak rood-screen, 2 bays flanking central opening: moulded posts to outside
with plain capitals, and 2 pairs of truncated shafted posts linked by
section of plain and moulded rails. Broken ashlar mensa slab at east end.
Late C18 - early C19 octagonal
painted wood panelled pulpit with moulded cornice. Marble back-plate of C17
- C18 wall tablet and base of font in nave. Carved stone infants coffin in
tower. Church vested in Redundant Churches Fund. Disused and windows in
disrepair at time of resurvey. The very fine Romanesque lead font from the
church is now at Scunthorpe Museum. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings
of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 178; drawing by C Nattes, c1795, Banks
Collection, Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: TA0615009074

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Source: English Heritage

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