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Church of St Peter, Candlesby with Gunby

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196030

OS Grid Reference: TF4687666826
OS Grid Coordinates: 546876, 366826
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1783, 0.1963

Location: Candlesby, Lincolnshire PE23 5SS

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

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Listing Text


5/29 Church of St.Peter


G.V. II*

Parish church. Rebuilt 1870 in Early English style by James
Fowler. Squared limestone rubble, Collyweston slate roof with
decorative clay ridqe tiles. Western tower, organ chamber,
chancel, south porch, vestry. 3 stage squat tower with stepped
corner buttresses, offset top stage on moulded corbels,
battlemented parapet, corner griffins. 2 light bell openings
with trefoils in chamfered surrounds. On south side a facetted
stair tower with Caernarvon arched door. West lancet, above a
rectangular light. On the north side of the nave a pair and a
single lancet, with quatrefoils. In the north chapel a further
similar pair of lights to the west, with trefoil over and a
lancet to the north. On the east side a further lancet, and 2
doorways, one arched. The chancel east window is of 3 cusped
lights, with geometric head. In the chancel south wall are 2
lancets. The nave south wall has a pair of 2 light windows, one
with trefoil the over with quatrefoil. The qabled south porch
has pointed moulded outer arch, dyinq to reveals. All principal
openings have hollow chamfered hoods with foliated stops. The
inner doorway is chamfered and pointed. Interior. Double
chamfered tower arch on moulded corbels. The chancel arch is
similar but with elaborate leafy corbels. On the north side of
the nave is a low Tudor arch to the organ chamber. In the
chancel is a pair of pointed doorways on the north side and a
trefoil headed piscina. Minton tiled floor to chancel and aisle.
The chancel east window has fine early C20 stained glass, to
commemmorate Marqaret Massinqberd d.1906, of Gunby Hall. The
central light contains a portrait of the deceased. The fittings
are all C19, including octaqonal font in C13 style with blank
pointed arcades to base and stone pulpit. Monuments. In the
nave a pair of fine brasses beneath a double canopy to Thomas
Massinqberd of Gunby and Johanna his wife, d.c.1405, and one to
Judqe William Lodynton d,1420, feet on a doq, under a cusped oqee
canopy. In the tower a brass plate with Roccocco surround in
rectangular frame to Thomas Massingberd aged 47 years, d.l552,
and 2 C19 marble wall plaques.

Listing NGR: TF4687666826

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Source: English Heritage

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