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Church of St German

A Grade II Listed Building in Ranby, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2946 / 53°17'40"N

Longitude: -0.1595 / 0°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 522768

OS Northings: 379090

OS Grid: TF227790

Mapcode National: GBR WZBB.8Q

Mapcode Global: WHHK3.JG85

Entry Name: Church of St German

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195410

Location: Ranby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN8

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Ranby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Asterby Group

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

RANBY CHURCH LANE
TF 27 NW
(south side)
6/35 Church of
St. German
14.9.66
II

Parish church. C12, C15, rebuilt 1861, by James Fowler, re-using
some earlier fragments. Limestone ashlar. Slate roofs with
stone coped gables and finials. West tower, nave, chancel with
north vestry. Plinth runs round entire church. West tower with
narrow 2 stage angle buttresses. West doorway with pointed head,
moulded jambs, hood mould and plank doors. Single lancet above.
Single, broader lancet on south side. String course above with
bell openings on all four sides, each with pointed head, 2
cusped, ogee headed lights, quatrefoil and hood mould. Moulded
eaves above with large, ornate gargoyles of pigs and humans.
Battlements above with 4 corner pinnacles. North side of nave
with 2 stage buttress to west and single pointed window with 2
cusped, ogee headed lights, quatrefoil, hood mould and ornate
label stops. Tall chimney to east. Projecting vestry to east
with fragments of three and a half C15 shallow pointed heads of
mullion window embedded in wall. Pointed north window with 2
pointed cusped lights and oculus, hood mould and label stops.
North side of chancel with single cusped, pointed light, hood
mould and head label stops. East end with 2 stage angle
buttresses and moulded string course rising to run beneath
pointed window with 3 pointed cusped lights, 3 cusped, curved
triangular mouchettes above, hood mould and label stops. South
side of chancel with moulded string course and single pointed
window with 2 pointed cusped lights, cusped, curved triangular
mouchette, hood mould and head label stops. 2 stage buttress to
west. Nave with 2 pointed windows, each with 2 cusped ogee
headed lights, quatrefoil, hood mould and label stops. 2 stage
buttress to west. Early C12 tower arch with round, roll moulded
head, voissoired outer order, large chamfered imposts and
rectangular jambs. C19 chancel arch with richly moulded head,
responds of 3 clustered shafts, the larger central shaft on each
side with fillets, stiff leaf capitals, filleted hood mould and
head label stops. C19 north vestry doorway with pointed head,
chamfered surround in one, hood mould with label stops and plank
door. Vestry fireplace with pointed, richly moulded head and
trefoiled oculi in spandrels. East window with detached nook
shafts and single flanking narrow blind arcade arches with
sharply pointed heads and nook shafts. C19 tie beam roof over
nave, and wagon roof over chancel. C19 pews with small doors.
C19 pulpit, choir stalls, altar rail, chair and octagonal stone
font with cusped panels with flower heads and coats of arms.
Grey and white marble monument with urn to John Otter, vicar,
died 1854. Grey and white marble monument to Mary Denton, died
1837.


Listing NGR: TF2276879090

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