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Church of St. Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Boothby Pagnell, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8662 / 52°51'58"N

Longitude: -0.5578 / 0°33'28"W

OS Eastings: 497183

OS Northings: 330833

OS Grid: SK971308

Mapcode National: GBR DQT.9SQ

Mapcode Global: WHGKX.D7M0

Entry Name: Church of St. Andrew

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 193991

Location: Boothby Pagnell, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG33

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Boothby Pagnell

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Boothby Pagnell

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

BOOTHBY PAGNELL MAIN STREET
SK 93 SE (east side)

1/16 Church of
20.9.66 St. Andrew

G.V. I

Parish church. Early C12, late C12, C13, C14, C15, restored 1896
by J. L. Pearson. Ashlar. Coursed limestone rubble, lead and
slate roofs. Western tower, nave with clerestory, chancel,
aisles, vestry, south porch. Late C12 west tower of 3 stages
with plinth, moulded offests, C15 embattled parapet with
pinnacles and gargoyles. In the belfry stage are 4 two light
windows, round heads to the lights and octagonal mid wall shafts.
Ground stage south side has a single round headed light. Round
headed west door recut C19. Paired angle shafts with waterleaf
capitals. Double roll moulded head and chamfered inner arch.
West wall of tower is in ashlar. Single light to second stage.
Separately gabled north aisle has stepped angle buttresses and 4
three light C14 reticulated windows, one to the west and east, 2
to the north side. C19 vestry, gabled, with pointed door. In
the early C14 chancel are 4 three light windows with flowing
tracery, one to the north, 3 to the south. The fine east window
is similar but of 4 lights. All substantially recut C19. Also
in the south wall is a 2 light low side window with square
moulded head and hood. In the south aisle are 3 C15 triangular
headed 3 light windows with cusped ogee heads, one to each
direction. Tall north and south clerestory with a pair of 2
light windows having cusped ogee heads and moulded surrounds.
Gabled C19 south porch in C14 style. Moulded outer arch and
trefoil side lights, containing reset fragments of medieval
glass. Interior. 2 bay early C12 nave arcades having circular
piers and responds with cushion and scalloped capitals, double
stepped arches. Late C12 tower arch is of 2 semi-circular
stepped orders and an inner chamfer with facetted corbels. Above
a C19 opening to upper gallery. In the south aisle an ogee
headed aumbry, and 2 C19 stone statues. C13 pointed double
chamfered arch having facetted corbels. Chancel north wall has 2
C14 double chamfered pointed arches with octagonal pier and
responds and human head label stops. Further east a blocked 4
centred arched doorway and aumbry and to the south a C13 trefoil
headed piscina. Floor is richly tiled and marbled and the
windows have fine C19 glass. Fittings. Fine panelled organ case
by J. L. Pearson compleibnEs the screens, gilded reredos, brass
sanctuary gates, panelled pulpit with perpendicular carvings and
brass lectern. Tapering sided tub font with blank arcaded
intersecting decoration having ornate domed C19 wooden font
cover. Monuments. In north aisle a marble wall monument to
Elizabeth Litchford, d.1698. Bust of the deceased and husband
above a rectangular memorial plaque set in a classical aedicule
with a segmental pediment adorned with obelisks, swags and putti.
Also in the north aisle other late C18 and early C19 wall plaques
to members of the Litchford family. On the south wall of the
north aisle a brass in a moulded surround to Katherine
Harrington, died 1623, of Boothby, with inscribed arms of the
deceased's family. The church was restored to commemorate Cecil
Thorold who died 1895.


Listing NGR: SK9718030835

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