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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
Entry Name: Church of St Wilfred
Listing Date: 2 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165640
English Heritage Legacy ID: 192312
Location: Metheringham, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LN4
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
TF 06 SE METHERINGHAM CHURCH LANE
CHURCH OF ST WILFRID
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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