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Description: Church of St Martin
Date Listed: 1 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 196363
OS Grid Reference: TF1854492626
OS Grid Coordinates: 518544, 392626
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4171, -0.2178
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TF 19 SE KIRMOND-LE-MIRE MAIN STREET
7/8 Church of
Parish Church. 1847 by W A Nicholson. Coursed ironstone rubble
with limestone ashlar dressings and some rendered brick.
Fishscale tiled roofs with stone coped gables with ornate
chevroned terminations and finials and plain tiles. West
bellcote, nave with south porch and rectangular chancel with
north vestry and lean to. Ashlar plinth and moulded stringcourse
runs round whole church. West front flanked by 2 stage angle
buttresses. 2 pointed lights with nook shafts, hoodmoulds and
labelstops with elongated oculus above. Bellcote with pointed
opening with nook shafts, hoodmould and labelstops, with small
gable and finial above. Northside of nave has 2 pointed windows
with nook shafts, hoodmoulds and labelstops. Small chimmney at
east end of nave. Chancel has wooden lean to with corrigated
ironroof. Rendered brick vestry with plain tile roof, 2 small
buttresses and pointed east window. East end of chancel has
central 2 stage buttress flanked by 2 pointed lights with nook
shafts with chip star moulded heads. Trefoil above. South side
of chancel has flattened triangular headed doorway with chipstar
decoration, nook shafts and hoodmould that runs into
stringcourse, with finial above and plank door. 2 stage
buttress to west with pointed window beyond with nook shafts,
chip star decoration, hoodmould and label stops. 2 stage
buttress where nave projects slightly, 2 light window with nook
shafts, hoodmould and label stops with porch beyond with squat
angle buttresses and pointed south doorway of 2 orders, hoodmould
and labelstops. Porch interior has pointed doorway with filleted
rollmoulding chipstar decoration, flanking shafts, hoodmould,
labelstops and plank door. Pointed chancel arch with keeled
shafts flanked by nook shafts with shaft rings, and chipstar
decoration, hoodmould and labelstops. Nave roof supported on
ornate corbel heads. Caenarvon headed vestry door. C19 fittings
and C19 monuments.
Listing NGR: TF1854492626
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Source: English Heritage
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