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Church of St Wulfram

A Grade I Listed Building in South Kesteven, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.915 / 52°54'53"N

Longitude: -0.6407 / 0°38'26"W

OS Eastings: 491498

OS Northings: 336145

OS Grid: SK914361

Mapcode National: GBR DQ4.6TJ

Mapcode Global: WHGKH.4Z5Q

Entry Name: Church of St Wulfram

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192904

Location: South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG31

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Town: South Kesteven

Electoral Ward/Division: Grantham St Wulfram's

Built-Up Area: Grantham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Grantham St Wulfram

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SK 9136 SW GRANTHAM

607/7/1 Church of St Wulfram

08.05.1950 I


196 x 75 feet. Probable Salisbury influence. North aisle arcades, except
for the 2 west bays, date from before 1180. North aisle rebuilt circa 1250.
1350 South aisle lengthened and Lady Chapel built, 1450 North aisle extended.
St. Katherine's Chapel added after 1496 by the Hall family, Church restored
by Sir G G Scott 1866-75. Of special interest are window frames of various
periods, use of ballflower ornament, crypt chapel. North porch built to
house saints' relics, and chaired library (circa 1598) over South porch
formerly a priests' living room. Chief feature is the slender crocketed
spire which stands 282 feet 6 inches from the ground to top of cross.
Tabernacles with statues of cherubims above small broaches, are distinct
from 4 lower lucarres with ballflower, second tier of lucarres open in
diagonals, blank in main directions, reversed in top tier. Photograph
in N.M.R.

Listing NGR: SK9149836145

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