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Church of St Hugh of Avalon

A Grade II Listed Building in Sturton by Stow, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.3136 / 53°18'49"N

Longitude: -0.6653 / 0°39'55"W

OS Eastings: 489020

OS Northings: 380461

OS Grid: SK890804

Mapcode National: GBR RZS3.RW

Mapcode Global: WHGHJ.RZD3

Plus Code: 9C5X887M+CV

Entry Name: Church of St Hugh of Avalon

Listing Date: 16 December 1964

Last Amended: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 197108

Location: Sturton By Stow, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN1

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Sturton by Stow

Built-Up Area: Sturton by Stow

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Stow St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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4/61 Church of St Hugh of Avalon
16.12.64 (formerly listed as Church
of St Hugh)


Parish church. 1879 by John Loughborough Pearson. Red brick,
ashlar dressings. Plain tiled roofs with decorated ridge tiles,
plain tiled west gable, double dentillated eaves and eastern bell
turret with plain tiled base, wooden slat bell openings, squat
lead spire and weathervane. Narthex, nave, north vestry, apsidal
chancel with rectangular north recess. Low narthex with lean-to
roof and 3 ashlar dressed rectangular windows. Gable rises above
narthex with 3 pointed, cusped, ashlar-dressed lights. North
side with large, projected stack to west, and 2 windows to east,
each of 3 ashlar-dressed, pointed lights. North vestry with
plain west wall, north wall with 3 ashlar-dressed lights with
central taller light and ashlar hood mould. East wall with
pointeddoorway with ashlar hood mould and plank door. Plain
north recess. Tall, broad apsidal east end with 5 plain,
pointed, ashlar-dressed lights. South side of chancel and nave
with 2 two stage buttresses and 3 three light, pointed, ashlar-
dressed windows. South wall of narthex with pointed doorway with
ashlar hood mould and plank door. Very plain interior with
double dentillated eaes. Pointed doorway to north vestry with
plank door. Plain pointed arch to north recess. C19 tie beam
roofs. C19 screen and altar rail. Plain aumbry in south wall of
apse with shallow triangular head. Source: Quiney, pp.275.

Listing NGR: SK8902080461

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