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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Keddington, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.3777 / 53°22'39"N

Longitude: 0.0203 / 0°1'13"E

OS Eastings: 534492

OS Northings: 388663

OS Grid: TF344886

Mapcode National: GBR XYLC.6X

Mapcode Global: WHHJT.8CYF

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 9 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195471

Location: Keddington, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Keddington

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Louth

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TF 38 NW
(west side)
7/29 Church of
St. Margaret

Parish church. Early C12, late C12, C14, restored 1862, 1878.
Chalk, greenstone, ironstone and limestone rubble blocks,
limestone ashlar dressings, some red brick. Slate roofs with
stone coped gables with cross finials. Tall C19 gabled bellcote
with low ashlar dressed set-offs, pointed bell opening with
ashlar dressed head and hood mould, ashlar band at shoulder level
and ashlar dressed gable with cross finial. West tower, nave
with south porch, chancel with north organ chamber. West front
rebuilt in C19 red brick with greenstone corners. 2 three stage
buttresses flank single pointed window with 2 pointed, cusped
lights, mouchette and hood mould. Moulded ashlar string course
above. North side of nave with plinth and some C19 red brick
patching. 2 C19 windows each with segmental heads, 2 cusped ogee
headed lights with continuous mullion, mouchettes and hood mould.
Gabled organ chamber with red brick and greenstone bands. Window
inserted of c.1300 restored in C19, with pointed head and Y
tracery. C19 chancel with red brick and greenstone bands and
plinth. East end with 3 pointed, cusped lancets, that in centre,
taller. South side of chancel with early C14 rectangular window
re-set, with 2 cusped, ogee headed lights, quatrefoil and cusped
oculus and half oculi. Nave with 2 C19 windows each with
segmental head, cusped ogee lights, 4 mouchettes and hood mould,
flank small early C12 round headed light with deeply moulded head
and chamfered surround. C19 gabled porch with plinth and low
angle buttresses. Pointed south doorway with chamfered head and
jambs in one, hood mould and label stops. Pedestal for statue
set above. Porch interior with flanking stone benches and late
C12 south doorway with round head with plain chamfered outer
order and chamfered inner order with dogtooth motifs of various
designs. Single shafts on each side, that to left, with
waterleaf capital, that to right with crocket capital. Plank
doors. Pointed C19 chancel arch with double chamfered head and
jambs in one. C12 richly moulded, pointed arch with dogtooth
decoration, re-used in organ chamber, possibly originating from
Louth Abbey ruins nearby. Various painted inscriptions over
windows. C19 reredos and panelling at east end of chancel. Fine
C15 eagle lectern. C14 octagonal font with 3 cusped, pointed
lights to each panel, octagonal plinth and moulded base. C19
roofs. C19 pews and pulpit. C13 cross head with flowerhead
decoration on north-west window ledge of nave.

Listing NGR: TF3449288663

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