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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 9 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195895
OS Grid Reference: TF2356482974
OS Grid Coordinates: 523564, 382974
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3293, -0.1461
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DONINGTON ON BAIN MAIN ROAD
TF 28 SW (north side)
2/11 Church of
9.3.67 St. Andrew
Parish church. Late C12, C14, c.1779, restored 1868. Green
sandstone rubble, limestone ashlar dressings, some stock brick
dressings and some render. Slate roofs with stone coped gables
with eastern cross finial. West tower, nave and chancel. West
tower rebuilt c.1779 and restored in the C19; with plinth and
west doorway restored in C19 with pointed head, continuously
chamfered surround, plank doors and red brick semi-circular
relieving arch above. C19 pointed window above with 2 cusped,
pointed lights with quatrefoil. Moulded string course defines
bell stage with bell openings on 3 sides, each a plain pointed
opening with continuous chamfered surround. Late C12 nave and
chancel. North side of the nave with outline of 2 blocked arcade
bays with 2 C19 windows inserted each with 2 pointed cusped
lights and cusped mouchette above. Chancel with single late C12
lancet and C19 rendered brick buttress beyond. East end of
chancel with pointed late C14 window with 3 pointed lights and
hood mould. South side of chancel with single C12 lancet to
west. South side of nave with large late C14 rectangular window
with 4 cusped, ogee headed lights and hood mould. Single stage
C12 buttress to the left and C12 lancet beyond. Inner tower
doorway of c.1779 with semi-circular head, large fanlight with
stained glass and leather covered doors. Late C12 2 bay north
arcade partially exposed with double chamfered pointed heads,
octagonal central pier with moulded capital, west respond capital
with crude large petals with veins and east respond barely
visible. Late C12 chancel arch with double chamfered pointed
head, a little askew, and hood mould; polygonal responds with
moulded capitals with beaded bands. C19 altar rail, pews, pulpit
and lectern. Flat ceilings. C17 memorial to Thomas Kent, poet.
Late C12 drum font with intersecting pointed arcade inscribed,
with broad cable decorated band below, and roll moulded above.
Listing NGR: TF2356482974
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Source: English Heritage
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