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Church of All Saints, Nocton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 August 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192333

OS Grid Reference: TF0606764125
OS Grid Coordinates: 506067, 364125
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1637, -0.4149

Location: The Green, Nocton, Lincolnshire LN4 2BG

Locality: Nocton
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN4 2BG

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Listing Text

5/58 (south side)


Parish Church. 1862 designed by Sir G G Scott for the Countess of Ripon. Ancaster
stone ashlar with polychromiatic ashlar dressings, plain tile ridge roof. North-west
tower, nave, south aisle, chancel, vestry and south porch. Double chamfered plinth
with moulded band. Ashlar coped gables with moulded kneelers and finials. Angle
buttresses. West front has large nave window, 2 pairs of lancets topped with circular
foil incorporated under continuous hoodmould. Simpler geometric tracery window in
tower. Three storey square tower with angle buttresses, octagonal bell chamber and
octagonal spire 130 ft high. North front has deeply recessed pointed doorway,
Y-tracery window above. Four tall geometric tracery bell openings above and 4
lucarnes in spire. Nave has 3 geometric plate tracery windows under flush relieving
arches. Two smaller similar windows to chancel with hoodmoulds. East front has
another similar to south chancel aisle, and larger 5-light geometric tracery window
flanked by buttreses topped with crochetted pinnacles. South gable porch has angle
buttresses with canopied niches containing statues of the Apostles. Pointed recessed
openings has mandala-shaped niche above containing statue of Christ. South aisle has
moulded ashlar coped parapet, and lead roof. Four clerestory lancets are set into
continuous blind arcade. Thre geometric plate tracery windows below. Pair of similar
windows to vestry and chancel aisle. Interior has 4-bay arcade with moulded
capitals. Paintings on chancel walls, over chancel arch and west window, painted dado
on nave north wall. Marble and alabaster reredos with carved scenes of the
Crucifixion, the Depoition and the Entombment. Square Cean stone font on green marble
columns. Cean, Ancaster and red clansfield stone pulpit also on green marble
columns. Stain glass by Calyton and Bell. Painted wooden roofs, contemporary wooden
pews and choir stalls. Iron alter rail. Encavestic tiled throughout. Large monument
1680, possibly by William Stanton, to Sir Qn Ellys; 1816 to Robert, Earl of
Buckinghamshire; 1846 to Rev H L Herbert; 1859 designed by Sir G G Scott, carved by
Matthew Noble to first Earl of Ripon.

Listing NGR: TF0606764125

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Source: English Heritage

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