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Church of St Andrew, Fillingham

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 December 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 196712

OS Grid Reference: SK9480185914
OS Grid Coordinates: 494801, 385914
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3616, -0.5769

Locality: Fillingham
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN21 5BS

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Listing Text

(North side)
4/21 Church of
St. Andrew
G.V. II*

Parish church. c,l180, mid C13, 1768, 1777, restored in 1866
possibly by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Coursed limestone rubble.
Slate roofs. West tower, nave, rectangular chancel and north-
west vestry. 3 stage west tower rebuilt in 1777 with plinth and
pointed open archways to west, north and south, each with hood
mould. Flat string course above with single large, plain blocked
oculus on each side. Moulded cornice above and bell openings on
all 4 sides, each a large pointed opening divided by 2 pointed
lights. Plain parapet above. West doorway within tower, of
cll8O with round roll moulded head with single columnar jambs,
that to the left with waterleaf capital, to the right with plain
battered capital, and plank doors. North-west corner of original
nave visible between tower and north-west vestry, with flat
string course. C19 north-west vestry with plinth, single stage
buttress tosouth and pointed west doorway with chamfered
surround, hood mould, label stops and plank door. Coped gable to
north with steps down to coalhole and trefoiled opening to west,
and pointed 2 light window with cusped oculus, hood mould and
label stops. North wall of nave with three windows made up of
mid C13 fragments re-set into wall. Each window of 2 lights, the
pair to the west with taller light to right, the pair to the east
with taller light to left. Central window of 2 equally paired
lights. Moulded eaves above. Plain north chancel wall. East
end of chancel with plinth and large pointed C19 window with 3
lights, reticulated tracery,hood mould and label stops. South
side of chancel with plinth and small pointed doorway with
chamfered surround and plank door. Nave with plinth with 3
pointed windows, each of 2 pointed lights with trefoil above and
hood mould. Large mid C13 interior tower arch with double
chamfered, pointed head, the outer order with broaches, hood
mould and C19 foliate label stops. Slightly keeled responds with
plain capitals, octagonal abaci and water holding bases. 3 mid
C13 bays of north and south arcades partially visible in C18
walls. Pointed arches with hood moulds and heads in spandrels.
2 central octagonal piers visible on each side, while arches die
away into wall to east and west. Mid C13 chancel arch with
double chamfered, pointed head and responds possibly encased in
masonry below. C20 flat ceiling to nave and wooden roof to
chancel. 3 monuments on north wall of chancel, that to east in
black, grey and white marble with urn and draperies, to Sir Cecil
Wray, Bar't. of Summer Castle, died 1805. In the centre a
monument of grey and black marble with round arch with cable
decoration supported on polygonal columns with 2 shields above,
to Jane Sanderson, died 1603. To west, a black, white and grey
marble monument with urn and draperies, to Dame Esther Wray, died
1823. Early C14 chest against east wall of chancel with
intersecting arches, rosettes, whorls, etc. C19 lectern and
pulpit, early C20 pews and altar rail. C13 octagonal font on C20

Listing NGR: SK9480185914

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Source: English Heritage

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