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Church of St Peter, Friesthorpe

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 197130

OS Grid Reference: TF0720283412
OS Grid Coordinates: 507202, 383412
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3368, -0.3915

Locality: Friesthorpe
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN3 5AL

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Listing Text


4/4 Church of
St. Peter

Parish church. C13, C14, C15, 1841 restoration and rebuilding by
Young of Lincoln. Coursed limestone rubble, slate roofs having
stone coped gables. Western tower, nave, chancel. The 3 stage
C15 tower has a plinth, 2 string courses, pyramidal roof and
angle buttresses. The 2 light C15 west window has pointed head
containing perpendicular panel tracery. Above is a rectangular
light and to the C19 belfry stage paired pointed lights on all 4
sides. The north wall of nave has 4 pointed C19 windows with
buttresses between. In the chancel north wall is a recut early
C14 window of 2 cusped lights with trefoil in the head. The east
window is also early C14 recut of 3 cusped lights with 2
trefoils, a quatrefoil, single chamfered surround with hood
mould. The chancel south window matches that to the north but
with human head labels. The south wall of the nave has 3 C19
windows and buttresses, with a recut C19 doorway and 2 original
though repositioned human head labels. Interior. The tower arch
is double chamfered and dies into its reveals without capitals.
In the tower chamber is a tablet recording the rebuilding (sic)
of the church in 1841. The chancel arch is early C13 with keeled
responds and double chamfered'with hood mould and human head
labels. Fittings are all C19 including the font, although there
is the base for a medieval octagonal font in the tower.

Listing NGR: TF0720283412

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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