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Church of All Saints, Little Ponton and Stroxton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 193354

OS Grid Reference: SK9023531068
OS Grid Coordinates: 490235, 331068
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8695, -0.6609

Location: Little Ponton, Lincolnshire NG33 5DA

Locality: Little Ponton and Stroxton
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG33 5DA

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Listing Text

SK 93 SW STROXTON Stroxton
4/113 Church of
20.9.66 All Saints
Parish church. C12, C13, chancel rebuilt 1874-5 by Charles Kirk.
Squared limestone rubble, ashlar quoins and dressings, slate
roofs. Western tower, nave, aisles, south porch, chancel. 3
stage tower with saddleback roof, shaped brackets, kneelers and
stone coping. String course. To belfry stage are 3 lancets with
angle shafts and surround under hood mould. to ground floor on
the south side is a round headed light with hood mould. The west
door is semi-circular headed with moulded hood and above is a
reset shallow moulded cross in a circle and an ogee headed
lancet. The north aisle has triple cusped lancets and triple
ogee lancets with reset consecration crosses. The vestry has a
pair of lancets with sunk quatrelobes. The chancel has corbelled
out eaves and in the east wall are triple lancets with plate
traceried quatrefoils, moulded hood and foliate stops. To the
south side are 2 lancets the eastern one has moulded hood with
unusual beast stops. In the east wall of the south aisle is a
pair of lancets with plate tracery and C19 hood. In the south
wall are 2 pairs of C19 lancets. The C19 gabled porch has keeled
responds, moulded head to pointed outer arch and moulded pointed
inner doorway dying into the responds. Consecration crosses
reset throughout. Interior. The late C12 2 bay north nave
arcades with circular pier and responds, annular capitals with
hobnail decoration and double chamfered arches. On the south
side octagonal pier and responds, double chamfered arches with
hood mould. The early C12 tower arch has been reset, with
rounded responds, having cushion capitals, chamfered imposts,
triple chamfered arch with step chamfer and roll moulding. C19
chancel arch has elaborately moulded collared shafts to reveals,
with similar rear arch to east window. In the north wall a reset
C12 arch gives access to vestry. In the chancel a C19 piscina
and aumbry. All fittings are C19 including the tub font. In the
vestry is a side wall tomb to William Blyth of Stroxton, d.l648,
having shields of arms on the front of and a panel to rear with
achievement of arms, cornice and scrolled brackets. In the west
reveal of the east window in the south wall of the chancel is a
reset fragment of a C13 floriate cross grave slab.

Listing NGR: SK9023531068

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Source: English Heritage

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