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Church of St Michael, Mavis Enderby

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 196147

OS Grid Reference: TF3634766577
OS Grid Coordinates: 536347, 366577
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1788, 0.0387

Location: Mavis Enderby, Lincolnshire PE23 4EE

Locality: Mavis Enderby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE23 4EE

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Listing Text

TF 36 NE
(east side)
2/24 Church of
St. Michael
G.V. II*
Parish church. C14, C15, restored by James Fowler 1875 and tower
rebuilt 1894 by C. Hodgson Fowler. Squared greenstone rubble,
limestone ashlar dressings, Welsh and Westmorland slate roofs,
decorative tiled ridges. Nave, western tower, south aisle and
porch, chancel. 3 stage C15 tower largely rebuilt C19 with
stepped corner buttresses, plain,parapet, crocketed corner
pinnacles. Bell moulded base, 3 chamfered string courses. To
the belfry stage C19 3 light louvred openings with trefoil heads
to the lights and panel tracery. On the south side a 2 light C17
window to second stage with moulded surround and chamfered
mullion. Beneath to first stage a datestone of 1684 on moulded
plaque. On the west side a 4 centred arched doorway with moulded
surround and hood mould. Above a 3 light window with cusped
heads to the lights and panel tracery. To the second stage a
datestone of 1894. The north side of the nave has a C15 4
centred arched doorway with moulded surround and 2 C14 3 light
windows with reticulated tracery. The C19 vestry has a narrow
west doorway and 3 light north window. The east end is C19 with
3 light window in C15 style. The south side of the chancel has 2
C19 2 light windows with cusped heads and quatrefoil over. The
south aisle has a C19 east window and 2 early C15 3 light
windows, one with cusped head to the lights and panel tracery,
the other with ogee heads to the lights. The nave is lit by 3
C19 gabled dormer windows with 3 ashlar cusped lights. Gabled
C19 south porch with side lights, pointed C19 outer doorway with
above a figure of St. Michael and the dragon in a pointed oval
surround with small side shafts. C14 continuously moulded inner
door with fleuron frieze. Holy water stoup on clustered shaft
with shield and fleuron decoration to the bowl. Interior. C15
octagonal piers to 3 bay south nave arcade with double chamfered
arches. Restored C15 tower arch with octagonal imposts and
double chamfered arch. C15 chancel double chamfered arch with
hollow chamfered reveals and imposts. C19 arch in north wall of
chancel to vestry. C19 piscina and fireplace in vestry. C19
aumbry in north wall of chancel. C19 roofs and pews. C19
stained glass throughout. C19 tiled floor to nave. Rustic
carved wooden angel over north door presumably from earlier roof.
C14 octagonal font with ogee panels to the bowl.

Listing NGR: TF3634766577

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Source: English Heritage

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