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Church of St Mary and All Saints, South Kyme

Description: Church of St Mary and All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192770

OS Grid Reference: TF1685449788
OS Grid Coordinates: 516854, 349788
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0326, -0.2589

Location: Church Lane, South Kyme, Lincolnshire LN4 4AP

Locality: South Kyme
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN4 4AP

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There is also a scheduled monument, Remains of Medieval Monastery, Moated Manor House, Fishponds and Post-Medieval Garden, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


7/13 Church of St Mary and All Saints


Parish church, former Augustinian Priory founded before 1196. Cll, C14, restored
and largely rebuilt 1890 by Hodgson Fowler. Single cell, 4-bay church with nave
occupying western 3 bays, the chancel is marked by a buttress, plus a south
porch. Ashlar with a steeply pitched plain tile roof, ashlar coped gables with a
cross-finial over the east gable and a bellcote over the west. Deeply moulded and
chamfered plinth. West wall has 2 gabled buttresses delineating the former south
aisle, with a moulded sill band under a 2-light pointed arch window with
Curvilinear tracery and a square niche, the former bottom corner of the nave west
window. The gable is surmounted by an ashlar bellcote with moulded bands and a
round-headed arch topped by an ogee pyramid. The north wall has 2 buttresses with
set-offs and a kill gabled lateral stick, plus 2 tall, 2-light lancets and a
pointed arch doorway. The east wall has a sill band below a 5-light, 4-centred
arch window with Perpendicular tracery, and hoodmould, plus diagonal buttresses.
South wall has a deep, shallow arched tomb recess to the east, and 3 tall, 3-light
pointed arch windows with Curvilinear tracery, plus a gabled buttress with an
elaborate ogee-headed niche. Projecting gabled porch with coped gable and cross
finial, gabled buttresses and a pointed archway with a moulded double chamfered
arch, and single shaft piers. Above, a gabled elaborate ogee-headed nich contain-
ing a Coronation of the Virgin. Inner doorway has an elaborate round-arched door-
way with double arches decorated with lozenges broken round the angle of a mould-
ing, and 2 orders of shafts with scalloped and volute capitals. Interior has a
single triple shafted, keeled respond to the former nave arcade. Ashlar octagonal
bowl and stem font. C19 wooden pews and pulpit. Wooden rood screen, choir
stalls, organ case, altar and reredos. In the eastern corner of the north wall,
are 6 pieces of important C8, Saxon interlace, decorated carving. West wall has a
good wall monument to Marmeduke Dickinson, 1711, with a curved surround, of a
single figure each side and segmental pediment containing a cherub's head and
wings. North wall has 8 black and white marble wall tablets to the Peacock
family, and the south wall 3 similar marble wall tablets to the Cust family.

Listing NGR: TF1685449788

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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