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Church of St Wilfred

A Grade II* Listed Building in Metheringham, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.138 / 53°8'16"N

Longitude: -0.4017 / 0°24'6"W

OS Eastings: 507017

OS Northings: 361288

OS Grid: TF070612

Mapcode National: GBR GQD.783

Mapcode Global: WHGJM.SDX5

Plus Code: 9C5X4HQX+68

Entry Name: Church of St Wilfred

Listing Date: 2 May 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192312

Location: Metheringham, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LN4

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

Civil Parish: Metheringham

Built-Up Area: Metheringham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Metheringham St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Parish church. C12, Cl.5, 1601 and C19. After fire in 1599 nave was restored by John
Tirrel. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings. Plain tile and lead roofs. Ashlar
coped gables with kneelers. Tower, nave, north and south aisles, south porch and
chancel. C12 west tower with marks of previous buildings to west now masked by large
C17 buttress. Small stair lights, 2-light C12 bell openings, gargoyles, battlements
and pinnacles. C15 castellated nave with 3, 2-light chamfered mullion windows in
clerestory. North aisle added circa 1870, has 4, 2-light pointed windows, and small
doorway. East window, C19 3-light with flowing tracery. South chancel has small C15,
2-light window with dripmould, and fine C15, 3-light window, originally at east end.
South nave has 3, C19 pointed windows gable porch with stone coping, and fine door
date 1602. Interior has 3-bay nave arcades, with Tuscan Doric columns of 1601
supporting medieval arches. C19 Rood screen, and ogee-headed piscina. Monument to
Sir Thomas and Lucy Skipwith.

Listing NGR: TF0701761288

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