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Church of St Michael, Frampton

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 191988

OS Grid Reference: TF3016240527
OS Grid Coordinates: 530162, 340527
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9464, -0.0643

Location: 1 B1391, Frampton, Lincolnshire PE20 1RB

Locality: Frampton
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE20 1RB

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Listing Text

(south side)

11/72 Church of
St. Michael


Private chapel to Tunnard family at Frampton House, now Chapel of
Ease. 1863 by James Fowler. In Geometric Decorated style. Rock
faced limestone ashlar, with plain ashlar dressings, plain tiled
roof with decorative ridge tiles. Nave with western bellcote,
facetted chancel, south porch and vestry. The west end has 3
stepped buttresses and a 3 light window. The octagonal bellcote
is supported on a moulded corbel with foliate decoration, the
open bell chamber has columns with foliate capitals supporting
the small spire which has zigzag decoration to the base and
single lucarnes to each main face. The north side has 2 two
light windows. The gabled vestry has a 2 light window with
shafted central mullion and an octagonal chimney stack with
gablette to north side, having fish-scale decoration. The
facetted chancel has 5 lancets with trefoils in the head. The
south side of the nave has 2 two light windows as the north. All
windows have hood moulds with foliate stops and geometric
tracery. The gabled porch has stepped buttresses with decorative
gables. The outer doorway is trefoil headed with shafted reveals
and leafy decoration in the spandrels. The inner doorway is
pointed. Interior. Red brick walls with ashlar bands and
polychromatic rear arches. Blank quatrefoil frieze below
dentiilated cornice. Chancel arch springs from triple marble wall
shafts, foliate capitals and moulded arch. In the north wall of
the chancel is a pointed doorway and arch to organ chamber, the
doorway leading to pulpit staircase which emerges through pointed
arches with central marble shaft to octagonal ashlar pulpit with
foliage to rim. Tiled chancel and reredos, with tiled text to
cornice. Contemporary stained glass to chancel. Fittings.
Brass corona set with semi precious stones en cabochon, in the
chancel. Octagonal limestone font with decorated quatrefoils to
sides on octagonal base with marble shafts.

Listing NGR: TF3016240527

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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