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Parish Church of St Andrew, Culverthorpe and Kelby

Description: Parish Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192672

OS Grid Reference: TF0035941424
OS Grid Coordinates: 500359, 341424
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9608, -0.5074

Location: Oasby Road, Culverthorpe, Lincolnshire NG32 3AJ

Locality: Culverthorpe and Kelby
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 3AJ

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Listing Text


4/37 Parish Church of
1.2.67 St. Andrew,


Parish church. C12, C13, C14. Tower and spire rebuilt 1850. Coursed
limestone rubble and ashlar, plain tile, slate and lead roofs. West tower
and spire, nave with clerestorey, north and south aisles, south porch and
chancel. 2 stage west tower with chamfered string course, embattled parapet
and set back spire with a single tier of gabled lucarnes. To the belfry
stage are 2 light louvered openings, trefoil heads to the lights,
quatrefoils and wave moulded pointed surrounds. To the ground stage are
single C19 lancets to each wall. The north aisle has 2 broad blocked
triangular arches in one of which is set an ogee headed doorway, and in the
other a C14 panel traceried window. The clerestorey has 3 large 3.light C15
windows with 4 centred arched heads and triangular hollow chamfered
surrounds. In the east wall of the nave is a further 2 light C14 panel
traceried window. C19 chancel east window of 3 pointed lights in a 4
centred arched surround, and on the south side a segmental headed priest's
door. The C14 south aisle has stepped and gabled buttresses. The east
window is of 2 lights with cusped Y tracery, trefoils and quatrefoils. To
the south is a further matching window and a plain Y-traceried 2 light
window. Gabled south porch has a segmental arched outer doorway with hollow
chamfered head, side benches and a pointed inner doorway with moulded hood
dying into the reveals. Interior: 2 bay C12 north nave arcade with round
piers and responds and double chamfered round arches on annular capitals. 3
bay C13 south arcade with octagonal piers and responds, continuously
moulded into the double chamfered arches. Broad C13 double chamfered
chancel arch with annular responds reset in the C19. The south arch is
unusually rib vaulted, the chamfered ribs springing from annular capitals
and meeting in figured bosses. At the east end is a C14 niche with trefoil
head and crocketed canopy. In the south wall of the chancel is an aumbry
containing a reset C14 octagonal pillar support.Fittings: Good set of C14
poppyhead benchends with blank cusped tracery. C14 large plain octagonal
font with stop chamfers to the square base.

Listing NGR: TF0035941424

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Source: English Heritage

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