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Church of St Benedict, Candlesby with Gunby

Description: Church of St Benedict

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196011

OS Grid Reference: TF4557467341
OS Grid Coordinates: 545574, 367341
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1833, 0.1770

Location: Church Lane, Candlesby, Lincolnshire PE23 5RX

Locality: Candlesby with Gunby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE23 5RX

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Listing Text

(south side)

5/10 Church of
St. Benedict

Parish church. 1838, by E. D. Rainey of Spilsby. Yellow/orange
brick in Flemish bond, ashlar dressings, slate roof. Western
tower, nave, chancel, vestry. 2 stage tower with plinth, string
bands, plain parapet, angle pinnacles. Planked west door in
chamfered pointed ashlar surround with moulded hood. To the
belfry stage narrow pointed louvred lights. On the north side a
rectangular slit window. Side walls of the nave have plinth, and
3 single pointed lights with hood moulds. The chancel has a
blocked priest's door and in the east end a triple lancet. On
the south side of the tower an added vestry. Interior retains a
single chamfered tower doorway with above a blank pointed niche.
Chancel arch is moulded. and pointed in ashlar, dying to the
reveals. Polychromatic tiles throughout. Deal pews, octagonal
open pulpit, fluted Doric pillars and moulded cornice. Plain
octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TF4557467341

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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