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Church of St.wilfrid in Grounds of Holwell Hall, Careby Aunby and Holywell

Description: Church of St.wilfrid in Grounds of Holwell Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 October 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 194015

OS Grid Reference: TF0002816015
OS Grid Coordinates: 500028, 316015
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7325, -0.5201

Location: Careby, Lincolnshire PE9 4DT

Locality: Careby Aunby and Holywell
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 4DT

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Listing Text


9/40 Church of St.
Wilfrid in grounds
30.10.68 of Holywell Hall
(formerly listed as
Church of St. Mary)

G.V. II*

Former church of St. Wilfrid, now closed. c.1700, with some C19
alteration, re-using C12 and C14 material. Coursed squared
limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and rusticated quoins.
Slate roof. Nave, west tower and vestry. 2 stage west tower
with quatrefoil parapet frieze and angle urns. Re-used C14 west
door having triple shafted reveals, floriate capitals, double
chamfered arch. Above a panel bearing C18 royal arms and in the
top stage to all 4 sides are keyed oculi with wooden Chinese
Chippendale tracery. The side walls have 4 two light windows,
cusped heads to the lights and trefoil spandrels. On the north
side a gabled vestry with single lancet to north. In the east
end a re-used C14 reticulated 3 light window with hood and human
head stops. Interior. Has at the west end 4 C12 round pillars
supporting the tower with waterleaf and chamfered capitals now
supporting double chamfered pointed arches. In the sanctuary a
doorway in the north wall leads to the vestry. All fittings are
C19 with crocketed pinnacles and shafts. C19 square font with
contemporary wooden cover and shafted base.

Listing NGR: TF0002816015

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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