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Church of St Lawrence and St George, Springthorpe

Description: Church of St Lawrence and St George

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 December 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 197093

OS Grid Reference: SK8756689756
OS Grid Coordinates: 487566, 389756
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3974, -0.6845

Location: Church Lane, Springthorpe, Lincolnshire DN21 5QB

Locality: Springthorpe
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN21 5QB

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/46 Church of
16.12.64 St. Lawrence and
St. George


Parish church. C11, mid C12, C13, C14, c1845, restored 1865.
Coursed limestone rubble, some herringbone rubble, limestone
ashlar. Slate roofs with stone coped gables with finials, some
decorative ridge tiles and C19 chevroned eaves. West tower, nave
with south aisle and south porch, rectangular chancel, north
vestry and south-east chapel. Cll west bell tower with plinth,
herringbone rubble at base and small long-and-short side-
alternate quoins. West front with blocked doorway with round
head enclosing plain tympanum, crudely chamfered imposts and
inserted narrow light with flat head. south window below belfry
with steep triangular head and round hood mould all cut from one
stone. Bell openings on all 4 sides, reconstructed in C19, with
paired, round headed shallow chevroned openings divided by shaft
with scalloped cushion capitals and tall cubic bases.- Plain C19
parapet above. Plinth runs round nave, vestry, chancel and south
chapel. North-west corner of nave with long=and-short quoins.
Pointed C14 window to right with 2 round headed cusped lights,
large reticulated quatrefoil and hood mould. Rectangular window
to left with 2 ogee cusped lights and hood mould. West side of
C19 vestry with steps leading down to rectangular doorway with
plank door and round headed window with chamfered surround, hood
mould and head label stops. North side with round headed
chamfered doorway with hood mould and head label stops. Tall
stack to east. East end of vestry with round headed chamfered
window with hood mould and floral label stops. East end of
chancel with 3 C19 round headed windows with continuous hood
moulds and 2 labvel stop heads. East end of C14 south-east
chapel restored in C19 with 2 stage diagonal buttress with 3
light window with from centred head, 3 pointed, cusped lights and
hood mould. Broad C19 parapeted gable above. South side of east
chapel with single recetangular C19 window to west with cusped
ogee head and hood mould. Broad C19 battlements above. South
aisle with 2 C19 pointed windows each with 2 pointed lights with
star set in oculus above, head label stops. C14 porch restored
C19 with south doorway with single free standing shafts on C13
bases, and foliate capitals, filleted roll moulded head, filleted
hood mould and floral stops. Mid C12 doorway of 3 orders with
inner scored rectangular jambs, outer paired shafts with ornate
cushion capitals, chequered abaci; round head of 3 richly
chevroned orders and plank door. West wall of south aisle
with C12 lancet. Interior tower arch with C19 pointed head,
chamfered surround and double plank doors. Low late C13 south
arcade of 2 low bays with octagonal pier, polygonal responds,
plain polygonal capitals, double chamfered, pointed heads, hood
mould with floral label stops. Chapel arch of c1845 with
freestanding respond shafts with chevroned capitals withround
chevroned head. C19 archway with segmental head to south east
chapel and low C20 double doors. C19 round headed arch to north
vestry with decorated shafts, capitals and key patterned arch,
containing wooden screen with plank door. Between south chapel
and chancel proper part of C12 wall intact with round headed
deeply splayed window. Large C19 round headed aumbry beneath. 2
Cl? ornate chairs, one with arms. C19 pulpit, lectern, altar
rail, pews and tiebeam roofs with painted red and white chevrons.
C13 font with round basin supported on single shaft with 3
attached shafts.

Listing NGR: SK8756689759

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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