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Church of All Saints, Greetham with Somersby

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 195940

OS Grid Reference: TF3085170810
OS Grid Coordinates: 530851, 370810
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2182, -0.0417

Location: The Terrace, Somersby, Lincolnshire PE23 4NR

Locality: Greetham with Somersby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE23 4NR

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Listing Text

TF 37 SW (east side)

2/13 Church of
All Saints

Parish church. C12, early C13, C14, C15, in the main 1903 when
the church was restored and the chancel, vestry and porch
rebuilt. Dressed greenstone, some red brick and render and some
half timbering. Lead roofs with plain tiles to the porch. Coped
gables with single ridge crosses to the bellcote, east nave and
east chancel. Single stack to the north east nave. Set on a
plinth apart from the west and south nave and buttressed. Nave
with west bellcote, south porch, chancel and north vestry. The
south aisle and tower have been demolished. Gabled bellcote with
single arch for bell. The west nave wall is slightly set back at
the apex and has a sinqle arched window with 3 trefoil arched and
cusped lights. Under are 2 vertical rows of quoins. The north
nave has a blocked doorway, to the right is a single window with
3 trefoil arched and cusped lights. The west wall of the vestry
with doorway with plank door and the north and east walls each
with single windows with 2 arched lights. The east chancel has a
single arched window with 3 cinquefoil arched and cupsed lights,
hood mould, label stops and continuous sill band extending to the
south chancel. South chancel with 2 windows, that on the right
with 2 trefoil arched and cusped lights and on the left with 3
similar lights. The south nave has a single heavily restored C15
arched 2 light window with panel tracery, hood mould and label
stops. To the left is the C20 gabled, half timbered porch with
decorative barge board. Arched doorway with double door flanked
by single decorative trefoil arched lights with lead lozenge
panes. 4 similar lights in each side wall. Inner chamfered
arched re-set early C13 doorway with continuous imposts, hood
mould and single worn human head label stop to the right.
Interior. Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner order
supported on circular responds. Heavily restored C15 chancel
screen with cusped panel tracery. Chamfered chancel/vestry arch,
foreshortened to the west. The west wall of the nave has the
remains of C12 continuous imposts. East and west corners of
the south nave wall with evidence of single responds, probably
C14, to former aisle.

Listing NGR: TF3085170810

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Source: English Heritage

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