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Church of St. Margaret, Bucknall

Description: Church of St. Margaret

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 195197

OS Grid Reference: TF1690068863
OS Grid Coordinates: 516900, 368863
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2040, -0.2513

Location: Church Walk, Bucknall, Lincolnshire LN10 5DT

Locality: Bucknall
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN10 5DT

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Listing Text

TF 16 NE
6/12 Church of
S t. Margaret
G,V. II*
Parish church. C13, c.1300, C14, C16, 1884 restoration by James
Fowler. Squared greenstone and limestone coursed rubble, ashlar
dressings and plain tiled roofs. Western tower, nave, 2 aisles,
south porch, chancel. The 2 stage tower is partly of C16 and was
originally entirely of limestone. It has angled buttresses,
plinth, string course, embattled and pinnacled parapet. The west
door is C19, pointed and with hood mould. Above is a C16 2 light
window apparently in situ with 4 centred arched heads to the
lights and plain chamfered surround. To belfry stage are paired
C19 cusped lights under pointed arches with hood moulds. The
north aisle has 3 paired cusped C19 lights and a single plain
window. At the east end of the aisle is a plain C19 lancet. At
the east end of the chancel are triple lancets united under a
moulded hood. The south side of the chancel has 2 paired lancet
windows with a pointed priest's door between, all with moulded
hoods and labels. In the south aisle east wall is a single
lancet and in the south wall a plain rectangular light and a much
restored C14 3 light window with cusped ogee heads to the lights,
moulded surround and C19 hood. There is an entirely C19 cusped 2
light window beyond the porch and in the west wall a late C13
trefoil headed lancet. The south porch of 1884 is timber framed,
gabled, with elaborate cusped bargeboard and the inner doorway
is C13, single chamfered with hood. Interior. The tower arch is
C19, single chamfered and pointed. The c.1300 north arcade is of
4 bays having quatrefoil shafts, moulded capitals, double
chamfered arches and plain hoods. The late C13 south arcade is
of 3 bays with octagonal pillars, moulded capitals and double
chamfered arches. There is no chancel arch. In the south aisle
is a hacked back C13 piscina in arched recess. Fittings are all
C19 apart from the C14 octagonal font with alternating blank
arches on the sides and a scalloped octagonal pedestal. The C17
pulpit has been almost totally reconstructed in C19. This is a
demi octagon with panelled sides and corniced top. In the panels
are 2 stylised perspective doorways with chequered pavements and
the central motif is an elaborate architectural frame with
tapering columns, double consoles supporting a dentillated frieze
with an open pediment. In the south aisle is a C17 chest with
panelled front and paterae to the upper rail.

Listing NGR: TF1690068863

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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