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Chapel, Hough-on-the-Hill

Description: Chapel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 193190

OS Grid Reference: SK9034448133
OS Grid Coordinates: 490344, 348133
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0229, -0.6545

Location: Church Lane, Hough-on-the-Hill, Lincolnshire NG32 2AH

Locality: Hough-on-the-Hill
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 2AH

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/100 Chapel (Formerly listed
20-9-66 as Church)

G.V. II*

Chapel of ease. Early C12, late C12, C14, C15, 1872 by Kirk of Sleaford.
Coursed ironstone, rubble, limestone ashlar, and dressings, plaintile
roofs with stone coped east gable with C19 finial and porch gable with
C19 finial. Bell turret, nave and chancel in one, incipient north aisle,
south porch. West front of coursed ironstone rubble with ashlar bands,
C19 pointed window of 2 lights and oculus containing trefoil, flanking
angle buttresses of 2 stages and C19 bell turret with 2 trefoil headed
openings for bells and coped gable. West side of north aisle of rough
early C12 rubble with rough quoins. North side of aisle wall of C19
ironstone with ashlar bands. Choir's north wall steps back a little from
nave aisle of C12 coursed rubble with fragmentary C12 string course.
C19 angle buttresses of 2 stages. East end has C12 plinth and
stringcourse with C15 east window of 3 lights with perpendicular tracery.
South-east angle buttresses of 2 stages. Very thick leaning ironstone
rubble C12 south wall. Plinth and moulded stringcourse runs under
2 light pointed window with C19 tracery with 3 stage buttress beyond.
Nave has C15 rectangular window to east of 3 cusped lights with trefoils
above, and C19 hood mould. C19, 3 light rectangular window inserted to
west with C19 round headed light and a plain pilaster buttress be yond
C19 south porch with 3-centred arch and columnar jambs with scalloped
decorated capitals, flanked by squat buttresses. South doorway has
early C12 chip star decorated lintel and tympanum with C19 door.
Interior, C12 north arcade of 2 bays with round pier and polygonal responds
supporting the roof. East respond has beaded abacus they all have plain
moulded capitals. In chancel 2 polygonal responds on north side carry
C19 beam supporting roof. In east wall of narrow chancel aisle is C14
niche with ogee arch and gable with cusping, crockets, finial and
grotesque heads. Plain aumbry in east wall to south of altar.
Aumbry in south wall. C19 tiled floor, pews and pulpit. Early C12
circular stone font without ornament.

Listing NGR: SK9034448133

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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