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Church of St Andrew, Utterby

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 September 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195361

OS Grid Reference: TF3059593246
OS Grid Coordinates: 530595, 393246
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4199, -0.0363

Location: Church Lane, Utterby, Lincolnshire LN11 0TH

Locality: Utterby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN11 0TH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cross in St Andrew's Churchyard, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


7/54 Church of
G.V. II*

Parish church. C14, C15, C16, C19. Squared chalk, ironstone and
limestone rubble with some brick patching. Lead roofs concealed
behind plain parapets. Western tower, nave, chancel, north aisle
and vestry, south porch and chapel. The tower has the lower 2
stages of chalk, and the topmost C19 stage of ironstone, corner
buttresses, plinth, 2 string courses and plain parapet, paired
C19 belfry lights in 4 directions. C14 west window is of 2
trefoil headed lights, quatrefoil over and double chamfered
surround. C16 3 light west aisle window has rectilinear panels
and square single chamfered surround. The north wall of aisle
has a 2 light C14 window recut C19 and a blocked single chamfered
pointed doorway. Beyond is a C19 3 light window in square
chamfered surround. In the aisle east wall is a 2 light C14
window with cusped ogee head, square surround and hood. The
chancel north window is C15 with cusped heads to the 2 lights,
panel tracery, 4 centred arch and hood mould. The ashlar vestry
has a 2 light C19 east window. The C15 chancel east window is of
3 lights with cusped heads, panel tracery and cambered hooded
head. The south side of chancel has 2 C15 windows of 2 lights
matching that on the north. In the south chapel the east window
is C14 of 2 lights with ogee heads and square surround. The
south window is C19 of 3 lights, and a further C19 2 light window
is in the west wall. The nave south wall has 2 two light windows
now with C19 tracery to either side of the C15 gabled porch with
plain parapet and moulded coping. The cambered outer arch has
continuous double chamfered surround. Porch has side benches and
an ogee headed light to the west. The C14 inner doorway has
continuous moulded surround containing fleurons, beasts and human
heads including a wild man, crocketed hood with floriate terminal
and human head labels. The door is probably contemporary and has
a fixing for a closing ring. Interior. The C14 double chamfered
tower arch dies into its reveals. The C15 north nave arcade of 3
bays has distinctive hollow chamfered octagonal piers, reeded
capitals and single chamfered arches. On the south side a C14
double chamfered arch, dying into its reveals, opens into the
south chapel, the chancel arch is similar. The nave roof is C19
but rests on earlier grotesque corbels, 2 of which are reset in
the nave east wall. In the south chapel is a square piscina. At
the east end of the north arcade is a richly carved reset C14
canopy, presumably from a statue niche. It is of octagonal form
with cusped ogee arches, a ribbed underside and moulded and
embattled top. In the chancel is a C14 piscina with cusped ogee
head and on the north side a square aumbry and statue bracket.
In the side windows of the chancel are fragments of C15 stained
glass. Fittings are all C19 except for the recut C14 font, with
drain. Late C18 hatchment on the north aisle wall, also a
limestone ledger slab with sunk relief of a priest in vestments
and marginal inscription recording Gilbert de Cumberworth d.l373,
and 2 inscribed slabs, one in the vestry and one in the aisle
d.1705. On the west wall of the nave 2 mid C18 pedimented wall
plaques to members of the Sapfford and Harrold families, also 3
early C19 white marble plaques in the Greek Taste.

Listing NGR: TF3059593246

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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