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Church of All Saints, Fosdyke

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192082

OS Grid Reference: TF3150833335
OS Grid Coordinates: 531508, 333335
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8814, -0.0472

Location: Mill Lane, Fosdyke, Lincolnshire PE20 2BL

Locality: Fosdyke
Local Authority: Boston Borough Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE20 2BL

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Listing Text

(north side)

11/29 Church of All Saints

26.1.67 II

Parish church. 1871-2 by Edward Browning in C13 Geometric style.
Red brick, ashlar dressings, slate roofs, lead covered spire.
Nave with clerestory, aisles, chancel, south tower with spire.
Ashlar plinth. West end has pair of 2 light lancets with trefoil
over, with common cill and linked hood moulds, flanked by large
stepped buttresses. Above a circular sexfoil with central
trefoil. The aisles have single trefoil headed lancets. The
north aisle has deeply dentillated brick eaves and stepped
buttresses between the 4 three light windows with segmental
heads. The clerestorey has 4 circular windows with quatrefoils.
Vestry and organ loft has pointed moulded door. The east end of
the vestry has a 2 light window with plain circle over. At the
east end are 3 stepped lancets under common hood. The south side
of the chancel has an ashlar corbel table and a pair of 2 light
lancets with trefoils. In the east end of the south aisle is a
plainer similar window. The south aisle has 2 three light
windows matching those to the north, and the clerestorey matches
that to the north. The southern tower is of 3 stages with
stepped corner buttresses, plinth and moulded string courses.
Above the corbel table a lead broach spire with gablettes in the
four directions. In the sides are paired lancets with trefoils,
with single lancets above and paired openings with mid wall
shafts to belfry stage. The outer south doorway has shafted
reveals and moulded trefoil head. The inner door is pointed,
also with shafted reveals and moulded head. Interior: 4 bay
nave arcades with ashlar round piers and foliated capitals and
responds, double roll moulded pointed arches. Collared wall
shafts to roof corbels. The west end has finely moulded rear
arches with collared central shaft. At the east end of the north
aisle a matching arch with carved responds to organ chamber.
Tall chancel arch with triple keeled shafted reveals, foliated
capitals and roll moulded pointed head. In the chancel north
wall are 3 lancets with wall shafts and moulded trefoil heads.
Beyond a pointed door with roll moulded surround. Rear arches of
east windows are shafted and moulded. Tiled chancel floor.
Fittings. Wood panelled pulpit on shafted ashlar base, wrought
iron balustrade. C14 octagonal font with crocketed ogee niches
to base and on the side panels heavily recut angels. C19
openwork wooden font cover. The church was built entirely at the
expense of Rev. Basil Beridge, rector and lord of the manor at

Listing NGR: TF3150833335

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Source: English Heritage

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