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Description: Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 9 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 195618
OS Grid Reference: TF5140983634
OS Grid Coordinates: 551409, 383634
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3280, 0.2720
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TF 58 SW MABLETHORPE AND SUTTON CHURCH LANE,
6/13 Church of St. Peter
Parish church. C14, 1522, 1606, 1842, 1941. Red brick with
ashlar dressings, slate roofs. Western tower, nave, chancel,
vestry. The 3 stage tower of 1606 has stepped corner
buttresses, one offset and a battlemented parapet with ashlar
corner pinnacles. The single belfry lights have semi-circular
heads. Set in the wall of the second stage are 4 inscribed
ashlar stones, probably recording the names of the church wardens
and builders. The west door consists of a medieval double
chamfered pointed arch reset in a chamfered brick surround with
hood mould. Just below the offset to the second stage is an
ashlar datestone inscribed "1606 Anthone Swell". The nave dates
from 1842 and has 3 pointed windows to either side, timber
tracery and stone hoods. The 1941 chancel has a pair of lancets
on the north side and a 3 light east window. Vestry on the
north side of the chancel. Interior. Plain double chamfered
tower arch with beside it a C14 statue bracket. The chancel
arch has late C14 octagonal imposts but is otherwise C20. At
the west end of the nave is a timber gallery supported on 2
turned pillars, having a panelled front. All fittings are C19
or C20, including Royal Arms of 1842 in gallery. The octagonal
font is c.1400 with panelled stem and cusped ogee panel tracery
to the sides. In the tower is a rectangular stone plaque bearing
the inscription of the construction of a porch in 1522. At the
east end of the nave is a Gothic wall monument in brass and
stone, to William Loft d.1854.
Listing NGR: TF5140983634
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Source: English Heritage
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