Church of St. Clement, Mablethorpe and Sutton
Description: Church of St. Clement
Date Listed: 31 May 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 195621
OS Grid Reference: TF5211480903
OS Grid Coordinates: 552114, 380903
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3032, 0.2813
Location: 8 Church Lane, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire LN12 2JF
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TF 48 SW MABLETHORPE AND SUTTON HUTTOFT ROAD
6/16 St. Clement
Parish church. 1818-19, 1860, 1907 additions. Squared
greenstone rubble, red brick, slate roofs. Western tower, nave,
chancel, north chamber and sextons hut, vestry. 2 stage west
tower has plinth, dentillated eaves course and gabled roof. The
pointed west window has wooden tracery and above a stone panel.
inscribed "I S Cooke Ch.Wdn 1819". The belfry stage has pointed
paired louvred lights in 4 directions. The lower parts of the
nave are in stone, the upper parts in brick, also with
dentillated eaves course. On the north side is a double gabled
c.1860 sexton's hut with 2 pointed leaded lights. In the north
wall of the nave are 2 semi-circular headed lights with wooden
tracery. The north chamber, also of 1860 with dentillated eaves
has 2 pointed lights, and north double doors with Gothic
traceried fanlight. On the east side is a single window with
stone Y tracery and a further pointed light. The 1860 chancel
has 2 lights on the north side and one to the south, and in the
east wall a 3 light window with stone intersecting tracery. C20
vestry to the south, and in the south wall of the nave 2 further
semi-circular headed windows and a matching double door. To the
west of the door a reused stone has a carved medieval pinnacle.
Interior. Double chamfered chancel arch with roll moulded
imposts. Sanctuary arch is similar. At the west end a panelled
timber gallery with fluted pier. The C14 octagonal font has
cusped traceried panels to the sides and a moulded base. All
fittings are C20, apart from turned baluster altar rails now
across the chancel. The church was rebuilt on a new site after
the old church was destroyed by the sea.
Listing NGR: TF5211480903
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