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Church of St Andrew, Bonby

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165909

OS Grid Reference: TA0037215518
OS Grid Coordinates: 500372, 415518
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6266, -0.4838

Location: Church Lane, Bonby, North Lincolnshire DN20 0PU

Locality: Bonby
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN20 0PU

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Listing Text

TA 01 NW
(north side)
2/7 Church of Saint Andrew
- II*
Parish church. C12 nave with C13 and C15 windows, C13 blocked north arcade
and chancel arch, tower of 1710, C18 chancel. South door blocked, porch
demolished and west door inserted first half C19. Restorations of 1894 by
C H Fowler of Durham included new chancel windows, removal of nave gallery,
exposure of arcade, re-roofing. Tower of red brick in Flemish bond on
limestone base with sandstone ashlar dressings to door; nave of chalk rubble
and squared blocks with brick gables, eaves cornice and facing to lower
section of north and south walls (in English bond to south), limestone and
ironstone ashlar dressings; chancel of brick, partly rendered to north and
east. Pantile roofs throughout. West tower, 4-bay nave and 2-bay chancel
organ chamber/vestry adjoining north side. 2-stage tower: moulded plinth,
round-arched chamfered doorway with raised key and impost blocks; round-
headed ashlar west window with raised key, timber cross mullion and leaded
lights. Moulded string-course, stepped-in top stage with pairs of small
round-headed belfry openings. Stepped and dentilled brick bands, rendered
frieze and stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice. Low pyramidal roof with
iron finial. Nave: chamfered plinth, quoins. South side has blocked round-
arched brick doorway, 2 small lancets (one with restored head), pointed 2-
light Y-traceried window with hood-mould. North side has 3 blocked pointed
arcade arches with blocked inserted ogee-headed chamfered doorway flanked by
square-headed 3-light windows with Perpendicular tracery and hood-moulds.
Chancel: C19 plinth, square-headed 3-light traceried south window, pointed
3-light traceried east window. Stepped and dentilled brick eaves cornice to
nave and chancel; tumbled-in brick to nave west gable. Interior. Blocked
round-arched ashlar south doorway; blocked segmental-pointed north doorway.
3 1/2 bays of blocked 4-bay north arcade: pointed double-chamfered arches on
central cylindrical pier flanked by octagonal piers and octagonal west
respond with plain moulded capitals. Piers bear traces of painted coursed
masonry. Remains of chancel arch: octagonal south respond in situ with
plain moulded capital; section of double-chamfered arch and former north
respond re-set as opening to organ chamber at east end of nave. C19 pointed
double-chamfered arch to organ chamber on north side of chancel with re-used
east respond from former nave arcade. Font with C12-C13 chamfered square
bowl on later base. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England:
Lincolnshire, 1978, 194; drawing by C Nattes, 1796, Banks Collection,
Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: TA0037215518

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Source: English Heritage

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