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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Thoresby, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2721 / 53°16'19"N

Longitude: 0.1 / 0°6'0"E

OS Eastings: 540139

OS Northings: 377070

OS Grid: TF401770

Mapcode National: GBR YZ4L.GR

Mapcode Global: WHJLK.H0VV

Plus Code: 9F5274C2+R2

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 9 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196101

Location: South Thoresby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN13

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: South Thoresby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Strubby Wold Marsh St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TF 47 NW (east side)
2/35 Church of
St. Andrew

Parish church. 1738, restored 1872. Red brick in English bond
with ashlar dressings. Lead roofs with stone coped gables.
Western tower, nave, chancel. 3 stage tower with chamfered
plinth, 2 stone bands, offset belfry stage with plain parapet and
crocketed corner pinnacles. To the belfry stage are semi-
circular headed blocked openings with ashlar key and impost
blocks, to the south and north, and a similar louvred opening to
the west with ashlar surround. The south doorway is of 6 panels,
set in a Gibbsian surround with pediment in the field of which
is carved the date 1738. The leaded west window is a taller
version of the belfry light. The side walls of the nave have
plinth and brick dentillated eaves, with 2 semi-circular headed
lights at the west end. The chancel east window is a Venetian
window in matching style with broad pilasters dividing the
lights. Interior. Nave and chancel are undifferentiated.
Deeply coved ceiling cornice. Turned and fluted balusters re-
used in altar rail. Octagonal panelled C18 pulpit and readers
desk. All other fittings are C19 except for the C14 octagonal
font with traceried panels to the bowl. Monuments. On the south
wall of the nave a marble wall plaque in the form of an obelisk
to Willoughby Wood d.1786 with oval cartouche depicting a rose
bush with a single fallen rose.

Listing NGR: TF4013977070

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