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Church 0f All Saints, Pilham

Description: Church 0f All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 December 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 196852

OS Grid Reference: SK8624293805
OS Grid Coordinates: 486242, 393805
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4340, -0.7033

Location: Green Lane, Pilham, Lincolnshire DN21 3NU

Locality: Pilham
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN21 3NU

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Listing Text

(North side)

9/42 Church of
All Saints
G.V. II*

Parish church. c.1750 with C19 additions. Limestone and blue
lias, banded coursed rubble, ashlar dressings and pecked ashlar
walling on south side, lead roofs. Nave, western tower, apsidal
chancel. Tower of 2 stages with chamfer topped plinth, concave
string course at top surmounted by embattled parapet. 4 stubby
corner obelisk pinnacles. Ground floor has single west semi-
circular headed window with plain ashlar surround. Above is a
blank keyed oculus with a short section of chamfered string
course beneath. In the upper stage are single wooden latticed
semi-circular headed belfry lights in the 4 sides. North of
tower is a small C19 boiler house. Nave north wall has plinth,
plain eaves course and raised stone coped gable to lead roof.
Single 2 light window, the lights having semi-circular heads,
beneath plain tympanum. Reveals and mullions are chamfered with
simple impost blocks, contained within a semi-circular headed
arch with raised keystone and chamfered plain reveals. Short
ashlar apse with plinth and moulded eaves course. Central
Venetian window. To south wall, in ashlar, 2 two light windows
matching that on the north. Access is provided by west door
south ofthe tower. C19 planked door with traceried fanlight,
cavetto moulded surround with plinth blocks, moulded impost
blocks and raised triple keystone. Interior: a panelled
vestibule leads to nave, which has crude dado panelling and cyma
moulded plaster cornice. To the tower is a small panelled double
door with L hinges. This door together with panelling re-used in
the vestibule, and dado panelling to apse and pew ends is all
raised and fielded. Wide round headed arch to chancel with
single plain inner order. Of the original fittings, only the
pulpit and altar rails with their robust turned balusters
survive. Otherwise, the altar, lectern and font dated 1879 are
all C19. Fine C19 cast iron circular candleabrum with fleur de
lys brattishing and 4 three branch pew candlesticks with twisted
shafts and shamrocks. In the chancel is a monument to William
Dunkin, d.1838, in the form of a Greek altar with anthemion in
pediment and flaming urn with acanthus base above. In the
chancel are good stained glass windows, and the early nave
windows retain their delicate geometric lead cames.

Listing NGR: SK8624293805

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Source: English Heritage

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