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Church of St Olave, Maidenwell

Description: Church of St Olave

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195913

OS Grid Reference: TF3341578049
OS Grid Coordinates: 533415, 378049
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2826, -0.0003

Location: Maidenwell, Lincolnshire LN11 8RQ

Locality: Maidenwell
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN11 8RQ

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Listing Text

MAIDENWELL RUCKLAND CHURCH LANE
TF 37 NW (north-east side)

7/29 Church of St.Olave
9.3.67
II

Parish church. 1885 by W. Scorer. Green sandstone rubble with
limestone ashlar dressings. Plain tiled roof with decorative red
ridge tiles, overhanging eaves and bargeboards, and a small
bellcote incorporated under overhanging west gable supported on a
wooden frame. Nave and chancel in one with west bellcote. West
front with large plate wheel window. North side with single
lancet. East end with pointed window with 3 trefoil headed plate
lights. South side with single lancet with doorway to west, with
pointed head and plank door. C19 wagon roof, pews, pulpit and
lectern. C20 octagonal font. Fragmentary medieval stoup. Cll
coffin lid inscribed with a foliated cross. Another small
fragment, probably Cll, inscribed with cross. Both fragments re-
set in south wall. Gravestone re-set in west wall to Charles
Humfrey, died 1719. Said to be the smallest church in
Lincolnshire according to local oral tradition.


Listing NGR: TF3341578049

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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