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Church of St Mary and All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Kyme, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.0326 / 53°1'57"N

Longitude: -0.2589 / 0°15'31"W

OS Eastings: 516854

OS Northings: 349788

OS Grid: TF168497

Mapcode National: GBR HT2.TLM

Mapcode Global: WHHLF.010G

Plus Code: 9C5X2PMR+2C

Entry Name: Church of St Mary and All Saints

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192770

ID on this website: 101061749

Location: St Mary and All Saints Church, South Kyme, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LN4

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

Civil Parish: South Kyme

Built-Up Area: South Kyme

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: South Kyme St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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7/13 Church of St Mary and All Saints


Parish church, former Augustinian Priory founded before 1196. Cll, C14, restored
and largely rebuilt 1890 by Hodgson Fowler. Single cell, 4-bay church with nave
occupying western 3 bays, the chancel is marked by a buttress, plus a south
porch. Ashlar with a steeply pitched plain tile roof, ashlar coped gables with a
cross-finial over the east gable and a bellcote over the west. Deeply moulded and
chamfered plinth. West wall has 2 gabled buttresses delineating the former south
aisle, with a moulded sill band under a 2-light pointed arch window with
Curvilinear tracery and a square niche, the former bottom corner of the nave west
window. The gable is surmounted by an ashlar bellcote with moulded bands and a
round-headed arch topped by an ogee pyramid. The north wall has 2 buttresses with
set-offs and a kill gabled lateral stick, plus 2 tall, 2-light lancets and a
pointed arch doorway. The east wall has a sill band below a 5-light, 4-centred
arch window with Perpendicular tracery, and hoodmould, plus diagonal buttresses.
South wall has a deep, shallow arched tomb recess to the east, and 3 tall, 3-light
pointed arch windows with Curvilinear tracery, plus a gabled buttress with an
elaborate ogee-headed niche. Projecting gabled porch with coped gable and cross
finial, gabled buttresses and a pointed archway with a moulded double chamfered
arch, and single shaft piers. Above, a gabled elaborate ogee-headed nich contain-
ing a Coronation of the Virgin. Inner doorway has an elaborate round-arched door-
way with double arches decorated with lozenges broken round the angle of a mould-
ing, and 2 orders of shafts with scalloped and volute capitals. Interior has a
single triple shafted, keeled respond to the former nave arcade. Ashlar octagonal
bowl and stem font. C19 wooden pews and pulpit. Wooden rood screen, choir
stalls, organ case, altar and reredos. In the eastern corner of the north wall,
are 6 pieces of important C8, Saxon interlace, decorated carving. West wall has a
good wall monument to Marmeduke Dickinson, 1711, with a curved surround, of a
single figure each side and segmental pediment containing a cherub's head and
wings. North wall has 8 black and white marble wall tablets to the Peacock
family, and the south wall 3 similar marble wall tablets to the Cust family.

Listing NGR: TF1685449788

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