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Church of St Clement, Saltfleetby

Description: Church of St Clement

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195495

OS Grid Reference: TF4596391778
OS Grid Coordinates: 545963, 391778
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4026, 0.1941

Location: Main Road, Saltfleetby St Clement, Lincolnshire LN11 7TP

Locality: Saltfleetby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN11 7TP

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Listing Text

TF 49 SW
(south side)
6/53 Church of
St. Clement
9.3.67 II

Parish church, now redundant and in process of conversion to
tearoom and craft centre. 1885-6 by W. Mortimer re-using early
C13 and mid C14 fragments; C20. Limestone and greenstone
rubble, limestone ashlar. Slate roofs with decorative red ridge
tiles and cross finial. West tower, nave with north aisle and
south porch, chancel with north vestry. West tower with plinth
and 2 stage angle buttresses. C13 west doorway with steeply
pointed head, rollmoulded surround in one, imposts and plank
door. Lancet and moulded string course above. Single lancets on
north and south sides above string course. Bell openings on all
4 sides, each a pair of lancets. Moulded eaves and battlements
above. North aisle with 3 pairs of lancets and steps leading to
doorway with C20 overlight and paired panelled doors. Vestry
with north lancet and east doorway replaced in C20 with C20
square window to right. North side of chancel with single
lancet. East end of chancel with 3 lancets, round relieving arch
and cinquefoil above. South side of chancel with 2 lancets.
South side of nave with rectangular C14 window to east, with
richly moulded, cusped ogee head and hood mould, missing central
mullion and filled with C20 glass. Large lancet to east with
gabled porch beyond with pointed C14 doorway with moulded
surround in one; and inner C13 doorway with pointed roll moulded
head and slender roll moulded jambs, hood mould and plank doors.
Lancet to west of porch. Interior C19 tower arch with pointed,
double chamfered head with foliate corbels. C13 north arcade of
5 bays with round piers, simply moulded capitals, double
chamfered, pointed arches and east and west responds with head
corbels. C19 pointed chancel arch with double chamfered head and
foliate corbels. Pointed C13 doorway leading from north aisle to
vestry, with double chamfered head and jambs in one. Bowl of C13
octagonal font, pedestal and base recently destroyed. C19 roofs.
Medieval architectural fragments from earlier church of St.
Clement situated several hundred yards from present site.

Listing NGR: TF4596391778

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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