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Old Church House, Cold Hanworth

Description: Old Church House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 196873

OS Grid Reference: TF0351183237
OS Grid Coordinates: 503511, 383237
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3359, -0.4469

Location: Cold Hanworth, Lincolnshire LN2 3RE

Locality: Cold Hanworth
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN2 3RE

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Listing Text


2/1 Old Church House
(formerly listed
30.11.66 as All Saints


Incorrectly shown as church on OS map. Former parish church, now
house. 1863 by J. Croft of Islington for Commodore Peter
Cracroft in memory of his father. Rock faced limestone with
ashlar dressings, slate roofs with raised stone coped gables and
crosses fleury. Nave, chancel, south porch, western tower and
vestry. The whole church is in an elaborate High Victorian
Gothic style with much decoration. The tower of 2 stages has
octagonal belfry, crowned by an octagonal spire. The west window
is 2 light with debased curvilinear tracery. The tower is
flanked by 2 cusped septofoil lights to the nave west wall. The
north side of the nave has 4 two light windows with buttresses
between. At the east of the nave north wall is a gable with a
versica light. Beyond is an octagonal vestry with a pointed
roof. The chancel north wall has one cross shaped window. At
the east wall of the chancel is a large 3 light window with
paired colonettes. Chancel south wall has a further cruciform
window with to the west a lancet. The chancel south wall has3
two light windows now covered by C20 wooden casements. The
gabled south porch has an outer C13 style door with nook shafts
and moulded head. Over the porch is an octagonal moulded chimney
stack. The inner doorway is a cusped pointed arch. The interior
is extensively altered for domestic use and painted thus loosing
the effect of the original polychromatic scheme.

Listing NGR: TF0351183237

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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