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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Barnetby le Wold, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.5675 / 53°34'3"N

Longitude: -0.3986 / 0°23'54"W

OS Eastings: 506152

OS Northings: 409074

OS Grid: TA061090

Mapcode National: GBR TWN5.HV

Mapcode Global: WHGGH.VLCD

Plus Code: 9C5XHJ92+2H

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 6 November 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165905

ID on this website: 101103677

Location: St Mary's Church, Barnetby le Wold, North Lincolnshire, DN38

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Barnetby le Wold

Built-Up Area: Barnetby le Wold

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Barnetby-le-Wold St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TA 00 NE
(south side, off)
9/3 Church of Saint Mary
- I
Parish church, declared redundant 1972. Late Cll nave, Cll - C12 tower, C13
tower arch, north arcade and chancel; C17 and C18 alterations, including
demolition of north aisle, new chancel east window. C19 alterations include
insertion of nave gallery and gallery window in 1829, and replacement of
south porch with buttresses. C20 rendering and repairs. Ironstone, chalk
and limestone ashlar and rubble, red and yellow brick, partly cement-
rendered to nave and tower; limestone and ironstone ashlar dressings. Slate
roof to nave, pantile roof to chancel. West tower, 3-bay nave and 3-bay
chancel. 2-stage tower: plinth, quoins, round-arched west doorway with
later keystone, small west lancet, moulded string-course. Small round-
headed belfry openings to west and south, square-headed opening to north.
Nave: quoins to south. North side much patched, portions of 2 arcade arches
visible; C15 3-light segmental arched window with Perpendicular tracery, 2
plain wooden mullioned 3-light windows. South side: 2 plain buttresses
flanking round-headed gallery window with raised keystone and imposts,
narrow round-headed Cll window with monolithic lintel bearing carved lion in
relief, large C16 - C17 square-headed south-east window with 4 crudely
pointed and trefoiled lights. Chancel: quoins, sill string-course,
chamfered plinth to north. Lancet, blocked pointed door and twin lancet to
south, round-headed east window with re-used moulded ashlar sill and
chamfered jambs, brick arch with ashlar key and imposts. Red brick gable
with tumbled-in yellow brick, upper section rendered. Interior. Pointed
double-chamfered tower arch, partly obscured by gallery, with chamfered
jambs, plain chamfered imposts and inner order on corbels. Nave: blocked
round-headed door to south; blocked arcade of pointed double-chamfered
arches on filleted quatrefoil piers with plain moulded capitals and
octagonal bases, the respond with plain chamfered jambs and inner orders on
moulded and carved corbels, much weathered. Pointed double-chamfered
chancel arch with inner order on large filleted shaft to south with plain
moulded capital, and plain moulded corbel to north (perhaps a capital to a
former narrower shaft). Flanking chancel arch at east end of nave are a
pair of re-set chamfered stones (perhaps former imposts) with palmette
ornament. Chancel: blocked south door, roll-moulded jambs to twin lancet
and east window; ovolo-moulded timber tie-beam with cyma stops, inscribed R
K 1664; later 5-bay coupled rafter oak roof with pairs of pegged collars.
Beams in tower dated 1610. Late C18 - early C19 nave roof. Nave has raked
west gallery supported on pair of wooden columns, with fielded-panelling,
moulded rail and dated plaque to front. Chancel rails made from former C15
oak rood-screen, 2 bays flanking central opening: moulded posts to outside
with plain capitals, and 2 pairs of truncated shafted posts linked by
section of plain and moulded rails. Broken ashlar mensa slab at east end.
Late C18 - early C19 octagonal
painted wood panelled pulpit with moulded cornice. Marble back-plate of C17
- C18 wall tablet and base of font in nave. Carved stone infants coffin in
tower. Church vested in Redundant Churches Fund. Disused and windows in
disrepair at time of resurvey. The very fine Romanesque lead font from the
church is now at Scunthorpe Museum. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings
of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 178; drawing by C Nattes, c1795, Banks
Collection, Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: TA0615009074

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