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Church of St Wulfram, Grantham

Description: Church of St Wulfram

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 192904

OS Grid Reference: SK9149836145
OS Grid Coordinates: 491498, 336145
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9149, -0.6407

Location: Castle Gate, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6RS

Locality: Grantham
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG31 6RS

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Listing Text


607/7/1 Church of St Wulfram

08.05.1950 I

196 x 75 feet. Probable Salisbury influence. North aisle arcades, except
for the 2 west bays, date from before 1180. North aisle rebuilt circa 1250.
1550 South aisle lengthened and Lady Chapel built, 1450 North aisle extended.
St. Katherine's Chapel added after 1496 by the Hall family, Church restored
by Sir G G Scott 1866-75. Of special interest are window frames of various
periods, use of ballflower ornament, crypt chapel. North porch built to
house saints' relics, and chaired library (circa 1598) over South porch
formerly a priests' living room. Chief feature is the slender crocketed
spire which stands 282 feet 6 inches from the ground to top of cross.
Tabernacles with statues of cherubims above small broaches, are distinct
from 4 lower lucarres with ballflower, second tier of lucarres open in
diagonals, blank in main directions, reversed in top tier. Photograph
in N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SK9149836145

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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