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Church of St Margaret, Hemingby

Description: Church of St Margaret

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 195661

OS Grid Reference: TF2372974418
OS Grid Coordinates: 523729, 374418
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2524, -0.1469

Location: Church Lane, Hemingby, Lincolnshire LN9 5QF

Locality: Hemingby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN9 5QF

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/4 Church of
14.9.66 St. Margaret


Parish church. C14, rebuilt 1764 by John Clark and rebuilt again
in 1895 by W. Scorer. Green sandstone rubble blocks, limestone
ashlar. Plain tiled roofs with decorative roof tiles, stone
coped gables and cross finials. West tower, nave with north
organ chamber, south vestry and chancel. West tower with 2 stage
diagonal buttresses. Pointed west window with 2 pointed cusped
lights set into 2 other pointed cusped lights and mouchette.
Cusped light in north side. Doorway in south side with lean-to
porch with outer semi-circular chamfered doorway with hood mould
and ornate label stops. Inner pointed chamfered doorway with
double plank doors. Single rectangular lights above on north and
south sides. Clock above on west side. Bell openings on all 4
sides, each with a triangular head. 2 pointed cusped lights,
mouchette, hood mould and C14 head label stops. Moulded eaves
above and parapet with frieze of blind, pointed arches and
rectangular pedestals at corners. Weathervane. C18 north side
of nave with 2 windows with semi-circular heads,and C19 tracery
of 2 pointed cusped lights and mouchette. Gabled organ chamber
to east with single north window with 3 plate trefoil headed
lights. Projecting doorway to east return with chamfered head
and plank door. East end of chancel with broad, pointed C19
window with 3 cusped lights and 3 mouchettes. C14 fragment of
frieze inserted above with 2 cusped diamonds containing blank
shields. South side of chancel with rectangular light to east
with ogee cusped light and 2 mouchettes. Projecting gabled
vestry with triangular headed window with 2 cusped, pointed
lights and mouchette. 2 C14 fragments of tracery inserted above.
South side of nave with 3 C18 semi-circular headed windows with
C19 tracery of 2 pointed, cusped lights and mouchette. Tall C19
tower arch with triangular head and chamfered surround. Chancel
arch, a re-used C14 pointed, chamfered arch, the inner order
supported on polygonal corbels. Single semi-circular openings
give access to north organ chamber and south vestry. C14
octagonal font on octagonal pedestal and broached base. C19
pews, pulpit, lectern and highly painted reredos. Grey and white
marble monument with urn flanked by single globes, to the
Reverend Joseph Carr, died 1768. White marble monument on black
marble field, to Mrs. Baker of Orsett Hall, Essex, died 1849.

Listing NGR: TF2372974418

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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