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Description: Church of St Hybald
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 166011
OS Grid Reference: SE9795102620
OS Grid Coordinates: 497951, 402620
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5111, -0.5244
SE 9602-9702 HIBALDSTOW CHURCH STREET
20/51 Church of St Hybald
Parish church. Partly-restored C13 tower arch and chancel south window.
C14-C15 font. Chancel of 1865-6 by Ewan Christian; nave, north aisle and
vestry of 1875 by James Fowler of Louth; tower of 1958-60 by Lawrence Bond.
Nave, aisle, porch and chancel of coursed limestone rubble with limestone
ashlar dressings; tower of concrete blocks with ashlar dressings. Plain
tiles to tower roof, slate roofs to remainder. Nave and chancel in C13
style; tower in Gothic Revival style. West tower, 4-bay nave with north
aisle, south porch and 2-bay chancel with vestry adjoining north side.
3-stage tower with pyramidal roof. Nave and north aisle: plinth, buttresses
between bays; single and twin lancets with hood-moulds, sill string course.
Chancel: quoins, buttress to south; pointed chamfered south door with hood-
mould, tall C13 lancet to left, pair C19 lancets to right; stepped east
lancets. Interior. Pointed double-chamfered tower arch on octagonal
responds with plain moulded capitals and bases, most of north respond and
part of south restored. C19 pointed double-chamfered arcade on cylindrical
piers with moulded capitals and bases, corbelled responds; ornate pointed
chancel arch with fillet mouldings on corbelled wall shafts with dogtooth
moulding. Fine Cl4-C15 carved Perpendicular font with octagonal bowl on C19
pedestal and base, the bowl decorated with foliate cresting to the side
panels, and a band of fleurons and series of rosettes, faces and an angel on
the underside. N Pevsner and J Harris The Buildings of England:
Lincolnshire, 1978, p 273.
Listing NGR: SE9795102620
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Source: English Heritage
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