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Church of St Edmund

A Grade II Listed Building in Hemswell Cliff, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.3983 / 53°23'54"N

Longitude: -0.5481 / 0°32'53"W

OS Eastings: 496634

OS Northings: 390038

OS Grid: SK966900

Mapcode National: GBR SYM4.4H

Mapcode Global: WHGH6.KV64

Plus Code: 9C5X9FX2+8Q

Entry Name: Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 16 December 1964

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196740

Location: Hemswell Cliff, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN8

County: Lincolnshire

District: West Lindsey

Civil Parish: Hemswell Cliff

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Hemswell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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(West side)

3/49 Church of
16.12.64 St. Edmund


Quarter sessions court house now church.C16. Coursed limestone
rubble, limestone ashlar. Slate roof with stone coped gables and
bell turret on east gable of square plan, base, 4 arcaded
openings with four centred arches under rectangular heads and
moulded cornice. Rectangular plan. Plinth. East doorway with
four centred moulded arch under rectangular head, moulded jambs
and plank door. Stone above inscribed:

"Fui Ao Di 1398 }
Non Fui 1594 } Dom Dei et Pauperum
Sum 1616 }
Qui Hanc Deus Hunc Destruet."

and a smaller datestone above inscribed 'G P 1830'. Single cross
mullioned chamfered window on north, west and south sides, each
of 3 lights, upper lights with four centred heads and moulded
cornice. Interior has panelled ceiling with ornate brackets with
corbels. C18 altar rail. C19 lecturns, C20 pews. Inscription
suggests that a hostel for the poor existed on this site in 1398
and 1616, however, it had temporarily fallen out of use in 1594.

Listing NGR: SK9663490038

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