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Church of St Mary, Hogsthorpe

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196031

OS Grid Reference: TF5341672216
OS Grid Coordinates: 553416, 372216
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2248, 0.2966

Location: High Street, Hogsthorpe, Lincolnshire PE24 5PP

Locality: Hogsthorpe
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE24 5PP

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/30 Church of St. Mary


Parish church. C12, early C13, late C15, 1607, C19. Chancel
rebuilt 1870. Restorations 1853, 1910. Limestone and chalk
ashlar. Limestone and greenstone coursed and squared rubble, red
brick with ashlar dressings, slate and lead roofs. Western
tower, clerestoried nave, aisles, chancel, south porch. 3 stage
C12 tower has tall lower stage, roll and concave moulded string
courses, battlemented parapet, clasping buttresses to lower stage
only. The tower is basically of limestone with some greenstone
banding, with chalk and red brick patching. The C15 added belfry
stage has triple louvred panel traceried lights in each
direction. Below is a blocked early C13 opening with engaged
angle shafts. On the west side a pair of early C13 tall lancets
with short central buttress between. To middle stage another
blocked opening with double pointed head. The east side has a
pair of pointed lights. The north aisle is in a mixture of brick
and greenstone with lead roof and plain parapet. The west
buttress has a reused tombstone with stepped cross. The 2 light
windows are C19 Y traceried, one at each end and 4 on the north
side, subdivided by stepped buttresses. The C19 north door is
pointed and double chamfered. The C19 limestone ashlar chancel
with slate roof is in C14 reticulated style and has a 2 light
window to north, a 3 light window to the east, and a pair of 2
light windows to the south. On the south east quoin is a reused
C14 armorial stone, and on the south side a pointed doorway. The
south aisle and porch are both C15 originally in greenstone and
ashlar, with bell moulded plinth, partly rebuilt in 1607 in brick
and ashlar. The aisle now contains 5 two light rectangular
windows with moulded surrounds and hoods, one in the east end.
On the parapet a date inscribed "1607 TCTS". The west window of
the south aisle is C19 of 2 lights. The southern clerestorey has
3 paired cusped C14 lights, recut. C15 gabled ashlar porch with
stepped angle buttresses and double chamfered arch with filleted
shafted reveals. Above is an ogee niche and a Latin inscription
recording the construction of the porch by the brothers and
sisters of the Guild of St. Mary. Fine wave moulded oqee headed
inner door. Early C13 5 bay nave arcades with circular piers,
annular capitals, 2 with stiff leaf foliage, and double chamfered
arches with human head stops, one a female with nose band. Early
C13 tower arch with filleted shafted responds, octagonal
capitals, triple chamfered arch. Cl9 chamfered chancel arch with
hobnailed imposts. C19 roofs. Panelled octagonal pulpit dated
1730, C15 octagonal font with shields and cusped panels to bowl
and stem. All other fittings are C19.

Listing NGR: TF5341672214

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Source: English Heritage

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