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West Tower of Former Church of St Peter, Saltfleetby

Description: West Tower of Former Church of St Peter

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195496

OS Grid Reference: TF4357189941
OS Grid Coordinates: 543571, 389941
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3868, 0.1573

Location: Salter Gate, Saltfleetby St Peter, Lincolnshire LN11 7TB

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

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Listing Text

TF 48 NW
(east side)
9/54 West tower of
former Church of
9.3.67 St. Peter

West tower of church now destroyed. Late C15, C20. Limestone
ashlar, coursed greenstone rubble, some red brick. 3 stage tower
with 4 stage angle buttresses with multiple set-offs. West front
with pointed doorway with richly moulded head with fragmentary
hood mould blocked with red brick. Moulded string course above
and large pointed window with 4 pointed cusped lights, rich
vertical tracery, bowtell moulded surround and hood mould.
Moulded string course. Bell openings on west, north and south
sides, each with pointed head, 2 cusped round headed lights,
panel tracery and bowtell moulded surround. Moulded eaves
above. North side much rebuilt in C20 greenstone with narrow,
deeply splayed rectangular window with chamfered surround and
plaque to Mark Stubbs, died 1977, who left money to ensure
tower's future maintenance. East side with pointed tower arch
with moulded imposts and blocked with red brick. Moulded roof
line of original nave gable above. Polygonal south-east stair
turret, patched in C20 greenstone, with 3 stage buttress to south
west and 2 C15 slit lights. C15 doorway in north side of stair
turret with large stone lintel and plain jambs. Interior east
tower arch with pointed double chamfered head, plain moulded
capitals and double chamfered jambs.

Listing NGR: TF4357189941

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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