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Church of St Peter and St Paul, Belchford

Description: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 195889

OS Grid Reference: TF2940775411
OS Grid Coordinates: 529407, 375411
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2599, -0.0615

Location: Main Road, Belchford, Lincolnshire LN9 6LQ

Locality: Belchford
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN9 6LQ

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Listing Text

TF 27 NE (south side)

6/7 Church of St.Peter
14.9.66 and St.Paul


Parish church. 1781, chancel mostly rebuilt 1859-60, nave mostly
rebuilt and tower reduced in 1909. Green sandstone rubble
blocks, some red brick patching, limestone dressings. Plain tile
and slate roofs with stone coped gables with kneelers and east
cross finial. West tower truncated to form lean-to porch, nave,
chancel with south vestry. West tower of 1781 truncated to lean-
to porch in 1909 with C18 semi-circular headed west doorway with
raised keystone, plain fanlight and panelled door. Small wooden,
gabled bellcote above porch to left. To the right, fragments of
limestone rubble and red brick patching, including one whorl
moulded fragment. Nave with plinth and red brick dentillated
eaves. North side with 2 pointed windows, both with 2 cusped,
ogee headed lights, reticulated tracery and hood mould. Chancel
with plinth and single north lancet. East end flanked by 2 stage
diagonal buttresses with moulded string course running beneath
east window of a cluster of three lancets with nook shafts, hood
mould and label stops. South side of chancel with single lancet.
Gabled vestry of 1859-60 projects to the south with tall
octagonal stone chimney. East side with rectangular window
containing a cusped ogee headed light. South end with single
tall rectangular window containing cusped, ogee headed light and
hood mould. West side with pointed doorway with continuous
moulded surround and plank door. South side of nave with 3
pointed windows, each with 2 cusped ogee headed lights,
reticulated tracery and hood mould. Church interior with C19
chancel arch with pointed, moulded head of 2 orders, semi-
circular responds with moulded capitals and hood mould. South
vestry with rectangular opening into chancel with small organ
inserted. East window with nook shafts, moulded heads to lights
and head label stops. C19 roofs, that in chancel with painted
decoration. C15 octagonal font with panel tracery on bowl and
pedestal. Ornate C19 altar and reredos with painted panels
depicting Virgin and child and apostles. C19 pulpit of 2
panelled sides, one containing relief of Magi with Virgin and
child. Bell dated 1683. C20 chairs.

Listing NGR: TF2940775411

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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