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Church of St Hugh of Avalon, Sturton By Stow

Description: Church of St Hugh of Avalon

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 December 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 197108

OS Grid Reference: SK8902080461
OS Grid Coordinates: 489020, 380461
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3136, -0.6653

Location: High Street, Sturton By Stow, Lincolnshire LN1 2BZ

Locality: Sturton By Stow
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN1 2BZ

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/61 Church of St Hugh of Avalon
16.12.64 (formerly listed as Church
of St Hugh)


Parish church. 1879 by John Loughborough Pearson. Red brick,
ashlar dressings. Plain tiled roofs with decorated ridge tiles,
plain tiled west gable, double dentillated eaves and eastern bell
turret with plain tiled base, wooden slat bell openings, squat
lead spire and weathervane. Narthex, nave, north vestry, apsidal
chancel with rectangular north recess. Low narthex with lean-to
roof and 3 ashlar dressed rectangular windows. Gable rises above
narthex with 3 pointed, cusped, ashlar-dressed lights. North
side with large, projected stack to west, and 2 windows to east,
each of 3 ashlar-dressed, pointed lights. North vestry with
plain west wall, north wall with 3 ashlar-dressed lights with
central taller light and ashlar hood mould. East wall with
pointeddoorway with ashlar hood mould and plank door. Plain
north recess. Tall, broad apsidal east end with 5 plain,
pointed, ashlar-dressed lights. South side of chancel and nave
with 2 two stage buttresses and 3 three light, pointed, ashlar-
dressed windows. South wall of narthex with pointed doorway with
ashlar hood mould and plank door. Very plain interior with
double dentillated eaes. Pointed doorway to north vestry with
plank door. Plain pointed arch to north recess. C19 tie beam
roofs. C19 screen and altar rail. Plain aumbry in south wall of
apse with shallow triangular head. Source: Quiney, pp.275.

Listing NGR: SK8902080461

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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