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Church of St Gilbert, Holland Fen with Brothertoft

Description: Church of St Gilbert

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 191924

OS Grid Reference: TF2702346264
OS Grid Coordinates: 527023, 346264
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9986, -0.1087

Location: Holland Fen, Lincolnshire PE20 3SW

Locality: Holland Fen with Brothertoft
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE20 3SW

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/10 Church of
St. Gilbert

Former Chapel of Ease, dedicated as a Parish Church in 1922.
Medieval stonework. Rebuilt 1847 by S. Lewin, chancel added
1854, in Perpendicular style. Squared limestone rubble, slate
roofs, stone coped gables. Nave with western bellcote and
chancel. The west doorway is of 4 shafted orders with deeply
moulded head flanked by single short buttresses. Above is a
circular octolobe window with central quatrefoil. The gabled
bellcote has a trefoil headed bell opening surmounted by a
crocketed ogee hood mould. The north wail of the nave has 4
stepped buttresses and 2 C19 3 light windows, incorporating
earlier chamfered mullions and surrounds and 2 C19 2 light
windows. The chancel side walls both have a pair of 2 light C19
windows and in the east end is a 3 light window. The nave south
wall has a single 3 light and 3 two light windows, and a C15
priest's door with 4 centred arch and scratch dial to the right
jamb. Interior. Tall narrow C19 chancel arch with moulded
reveals and carved responds. At the west end a timber gallery
with traceried panelled front. Nave and chancel roofs comprise
elaborate hammer beams with traceried panels, spandrels and
moulded pendants, the wall posts are supported on octagonal
corbels. Shafted rear arch to chancel east window. Late C19 and
C20 glass to chancel, the east window by Wailes. Fittings. Pews
and stalls in softwood and oak. Panelled wooden altar table.
Painted symbols of the Passion. Octagonal C19 ashlar font with
decorated panels.

Listing NGR: TF2702346264

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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