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Church of All Saints, Wellingore

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 August 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192512

OS Grid Reference: SK9822256538
OS Grid Coordinates: 498222, 356538
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0970, -0.5346

Location: A607, Wellingore, Lincolnshire LN5 0HU

Locality: Wellingore
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN5 0HU

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Listing Text

SK 95 NE (south side)
1/74 Church of All Saints



Parish church. Late C12, C13, C14, C15 restored 1881. Coursed limestone, rubble
and ashlar, with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roofs with stone coped gables with
finials. Flush ashlar quoins, and plinth. West tower, with spire, nave with aisles
and north porch and chancel with north chantry chapel. A plain unbuttressed 3-
stage tower has a moulded plinth to the west and a single tall lancet. The other
sides are blank apart from various odd corbels. The third stage has a single bell
opening to each side, of 2 lights with circulated tracery. The tower is topped
with battlements and a C14 spire with a single set of lucarnes. The north aisle
has a 2-light panel tracery pointed arched west window. The north gabled porch
has a chamfered pointed arched opening, stone benches and a double chamfered pointed
arched doorway with C19 door. The north aisle has two, 2-light panel tracery
windows in segment arches, with a single buttress between. The clerestory has 3
windows each side, with 2-light panel tracery windows under pointed arches. The
north chapel has a single 3-light flowing tracery pointed arched east window, and
the south wall has a single 3-light plate tracery pointed arched window and a single
tiny lancet. The south aisle has 2 buttresses plus a single east and west windows
plus 2 south windows all 2-light with panel tracery in segment arches. INTERIOR:
3-bay nave with double chamfered pointed arcades with elementary capitals, octagonal
piers to the north and round piers to the south, with responds to west. The tower
arch is also double chamfered with octagonal responds, and above is a small blind
opening with above that the line of the earlier roof. In the chancel is a single
double chamfered pointed arch leading to the north chapel, and a triple arched
sedilia with octagonal piers, and chamfered round arches, plus a C19 piscina. The
roofs, pews, pulpit, font and altar-rail are 1881. The north chapel contains an
important tomb to Sir Richard de Buslingthorpe. c1435, the tomb-chest has 3 shields
and quatrefoil panelling between, and is topped with reclining alabaster figures
of a knight and his lady. There is a brass wall plate to Mary Ellis 1637. In the
north aisle are 2 slate wall tablets to James Brand 1719 and Robert Stevenson 1729.
There is a C15 alms box by the north doorway.

Listing NGR: SK9822256537

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Source: English Heritage

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