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Church of All Saints, Canwick

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 August 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192792

OS Grid Reference: SK9874569700
OS Grid Coordinates: 498745, 369700
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2152, -0.5227

Location: Hall Garden, Canwick, Lincolnshire LN4 2RG

Locality: Canwick
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN4 2RG

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Listing Text

SK 9870-9970 (south side)

Church of All Saints


Parish church. C12, C14, early C18 restored C19. West tower, nave, north
aisle, chancel and vestry. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings
and slate roofs with coped gables, that to east with kneelers. Quoins and
chamfered plinth. Early C18 west tower, square with rounded and chamfered
plinths, west face has small round headed window with smaller window above
plus some medieval architectural fragments buried in the walling. Each face
has a single pointed arched bell opening with plain ashlar surrounds, above
C19 moulded ashlar battlements with 4 corner pinnacles. North aisle has
central pointed arched doorway with double doors, flanked by single pointed
arched windows with Y tracery. C19 vestry has moulded ashlar battlements,
east front has single 2 light flat headed window with tracery. Chancel north
wall has small priests door, east wall has a 3 light pointed arched window
with reticulated tracery and hood mould, flanked by single Gothic arched wall
tablets, that to right to Edward Clarke 1853. South wall has a pointed
arched window with Y tracery. Nave south wall has 2, 3 light pointed arched
windows with reticulated tracery and hood moulds. INTERIOR: north arcade has
2 plain round arches with a circular pier and reponds with scalloped capitals
and square bases. To the west a later pointed and double chamfered arch,
which dies into the imposts. Chancel arch, round with 3 orders of colon-
nettes and the outer arch with zig-zag mould. Chancel has priests doorway
with chamfered lintel and jambs, and a double chamfered and pointed chapel
arch. Stone front with octagonal bowl supported on 4 corner columns, and
with moulded octagonal stem. Plaster ceilings, that to nave supported on
wooden beams and stone corbels. C19 wooden organ loft to west. C18 wooden
panel pulpit, and C18 turned baluster alter rail. C19 wooden pews with some
C18 dado panelling. 5 hatchments and a plaster royal coat of arms over the
chancel arch. 2 canvas commandments boards. Various marble wall tablets,
mostly to the Sibthorpe family.

Listing NGR: SK9874569700

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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