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Description: Church of St Martin
Date Listed: 9 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195302
OS Grid Reference: TF2840584068
OS Grid Coordinates: 528405, 384068
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3379, -0.0730
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WITHCALL CHURCH LANE
TF 28 SE
10/50 Church of
Parish church. 1882 by Sir Arthur Blomfield in Early English
style. Square ironstone rubble with limestone ashlar dressings,
plain tiled roofs. Nave with eastern bellcote, chancel, south
porch, vestry. At the west end is a pair of lancets with sexfoil
over, united under a pointed arch. The north wall of the nave
has 5 lancets and over the east gable is a single gabled bellcote
decorated with gablettes and cusped headed arches. In the
chancel north wall are a single and pair of lancets with trefoil
over. The east wall has stepped triple lancets with common
moulded hood. Below is a foundation stone laid by Nathaniel
Clayton in 1882. In the chancel south wall a pair of lancets
matching those to the north and another pair in the south wall of
the vestry. The south nave wall has 4 lancets and a gabled south
porch with moulded outer doorway and a niche over containing a
statue of St. Martin. The inner doorway has convex chamfered
surround and moulded over arch dying into the reveals. Interior.
Double chamfered chancel arch, dying to the reveals. On the
south side of the chancel, a double chamfered arch opens into the
vestry. Also on the south side is a sedilia and in the east wall
is a moulded and shafted rear arch to the window. All fittings
are C19 apart from the C14 octagonal font bowl, decorated with
quatrefoils and shields. The east and west windows have stained
Listing NGR: TF2840584068
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Source: English Heritage
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