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Description: Parish Church of St Lucia
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192663
OS Grid Reference: TF0422237729
OS Grid Coordinates: 504222, 337729
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9269, -0.4511
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TF 03 NW AUNSBY AND DEMBLEBY DEMBLEBY
6/28 Parish Church of
1.2.67 St. Lucia
Parish church. 1867-8. By Charles Kirk of Sleaford in the Norman Revival
style. Rock faced limestone with ashlar quoins and dressings, plain tiled
roof with raised stone coped gables and crested ridge. Nave with double
bellcote, south porch, vestry and apsidal chancel. The exterior has
pilaster buttresses, a chamfered plinth and looped and scrolled corbel
table. To the west is a pair of round headed windows with a circular window
over. At the gable is a gabled double bellcote with dogtoothed surround to
the openings, a circular midwall shaft and engaged side shafts. In the
north wall are 3 windows with round heads and roll moulded surrounds. In
the east wall of the vestry is a similar smaller window. In the apse are 5
round headed windows with angle shafts, cushion capitals and chamfered
surrounds, there is a chamfered cill band. In the south wall are 2 windows
matching those to the north. The gabled south porch has a mid C12 style
outer doorway with 2 moulded orders of a roll and a chevron supported on
paired angle shafts with cushion capitals. The inner doorway has a single
order of roll moulding interrupted by plain chevrons. Interior: The round
headed chancel arch has 2 plain chamfered orders and half engaged round
side shafts with stiff leaf capitals. In the north wall of the chancel a
broad double chamfered arch with half engaged shafted reveals and octagonal
capitals opens into the vestry. The sanctuary has fine Minton tiles and
behind the altar is a limestone reredos with paterae, crosses saltire and
cushion capitals.Fittings: Are all C19 including the circular ashlar pulpit
with blank fluted arcading to the sides. At the rear of the nave, the font
is a handsome C12 late C12 pillar piscina with chevrons to the stem, a
cushion capital with paterae and chip carved stars to the top.
Listing NGR: TF0422237729
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Source: English Heritage
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