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Church of St Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Cumberworth, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2393 / 53°14'21"N

Longitude: 0.2556 / 0°15'20"E

OS Eastings: 550627

OS Northings: 373739

OS Grid: TF506737

Mapcode National: GBR ZZ7Z.4H

Mapcode Global: WHJLM.WVX1

Entry Name: Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196017

Location: Cumberworth, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN13

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Cumberworth

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Mumby with Cumberworth St Thomas of Canterbury

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

(west side)

2/16 Church of
St. Helen

Parish church, now closed. C13, C14, C15, 1838 rebuilding.
Squared greenstone and limestone rubble, red brick patching and
overbuilding, and render, slate roofs, lead covered turret and
spire. Nave with western bellcote turret and spire, chancel,
vestry. The 3 light west window has C19 tracery in C14 surround.
Octagonal lead covered bell turret with pointed gabled louvred
openings and short spire. The north side is rendered and has 2
three light reticulated traceried windows with hood moulds. C19
vestry with planked door and 3 light window. The east window is
of 3 lights with Cl9 reticulated tracery and hood. In the south
wall of the chancel a pointed priest's doorway possibly C13 and a
Cl9 3 light window set at high level. The south wall of the nave
has 2 three light windows with Cl9 reticulated tracery and hoods,
in original chamfered openings. C14 continuously moulded
pointed doorway and hood mould with human head stops. Interior.
Cl9 double chamfered chancel arch, and pointed niche in south
wall. C19 Minton tiles to chancel floor. Fittings are Cl9
except for the fine octagonal font with shields in cusped panels
and Symbols of the Passion, plain octagonal stem, base with
rounded stop chamfers. The nave central aisle floor consists of
4 worn low relief effigies and margin inscriptions.

Listing NGR: TF5062773739

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