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West Tower of Former Church of St Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Saltfleetby, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.3868 / 53°23'12"N

Longitude: 0.1573 / 0°9'26"E

OS Eastings: 543571

OS Northings: 389941

OS Grid: TF435899

Mapcode National: GBR YYJ8.VN

Mapcode Global: WHJL0.D44F

Plus Code: 9F5295P4+PW

Entry Name: West Tower of Former Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 9 March 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195496

ID on this website: 101165820

Location: Saltfleetby St Peter, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Town: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Saltfleetby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Saltfleetby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

Tagged with: English Gothic architecture Former church Church tower

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TF 48 NW
(east side)
9/54 West tower of
former Church of
9.3.67 St. Peter

West tower of church now destroyed. Late C15, C20. Limestone
ashlar, coursed greenstone rubble, some red brick. 3 stage tower
with 4 stage angle buttresses with multiple set-offs. West front
with pointed doorway with richly moulded head with fragmentary
hood mould blocked with red brick. Moulded string course above
and large pointed window with 4 pointed cusped lights, rich
vertical tracery, bowtell moulded surround and hood mould.
Moulded string course. Bell openings on west, north and south
sides, each with pointed head, 2 cusped round headed lights,
panel tracery and bowtell moulded surround. Moulded eaves
above. North side much rebuilt in C20 greenstone with narrow,
deeply splayed rectangular window with chamfered surround and
plaque to Mark Stubbs, died 1977, who left money to ensure
tower's future maintenance. East side with pointed tower arch
with moulded imposts and blocked with red brick. Moulded roof
line of original nave gable above. Polygonal south-east stair
turret, patched in C20 greenstone, with 3 stage buttress to south
west and 2 C15 slit lights. C15 doorway in north side of stair
turret with large stone lintel and plain jambs. Interior east
tower arch with pointed double chamfered head, plain moulded
capitals and double chamfered jambs.

Listing NGR: TF4357189941

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