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Church of St Nicholas, Gunby and Stainby

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 193345

OS Grid Reference: SK9127321554
OS Grid Coordinates: 491273, 321554
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7839, -0.6481

Location: Main Street, Stainby, Lincolnshire NG33 5LF

Locality: Gunby and Stainby
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG33 5LF

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Listing Text

SK 92 SW
8/104 Church of
20.9.66 St. Nicholas
Parish church. C15, 1869 by R. Coad. Ashlar and squared coursed
limestone rubble. Slate roofs with stone coped gables,
decorative kneelers, crosses fleury. Western tower, nave,
chancel, vestry. C15 ashlar 3 stage tower has bell moulded
plinth, 2 string courses, battlemented parapet with crocketed
corner pinnacles, one missing. To belfry stage 2 light louvred
openings with cusped heads to the lights. The 2 light west
window has trefoil heads to the lights, set in concave chamfered
surround with hood mould. On the north side an angled stair
turret up to second stage. The nave of 1869 has 3 stepped
buttresses, a north door in moulded pointed surround with angle
shafts and a pair of 2 light windows. The vestry has a 3 light
window with ogee heads to the lights. The chancel, in squared
limestone rubble, has a 3 light C19 east window with rectilinear
tracery and a similar 2 light south window. The south side of
the nave has 3 three light C19 windows, the central one having
ogee heads to the lights, the outer pair matching the north side
with cusped heads and quatrefoils over. Interior. Tall narrow
late C15 tower arch with octagonal responds and capitals, single
chamfered arch, hollow moulded continuous surround. C19 chancel
arch with moulded pointed head, continuous surround, hood mould
with human head label stops. All fittings, including font, are
C19 with Gothic woodwork including tower and chancel screens,
font cover and reredos by Rev. W. E. Thorold, c.1880. Pair of
commandment boards.

Listing NGR: SK9127321554

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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