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Church of the Holy Ascension

A Grade II Listed Building in Melton Ross, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.5824 / 53°34'56"N

Longitude: -0.383 / 0°22'58"W

OS Eastings: 507147

OS Northings: 410748

OS Grid: TA071107

Mapcode National: GBR TWR0.WJ

Mapcode Global: WHGGJ.27W0

Entry Name: Church of the Holy Ascension

Listing Date: 6 November 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165932

Location: Melton Ross, North Lincolnshire, DN38

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Melton Ross

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Brocklesby Park

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TA 01 SE
(north side)
6/29 Church of the Holy
6/11/67 Ascension
- II
Parish church. 1867 by Ewan Christian, incorporating masonry from earlier
medieval and C18 churches. Chancel decorated in 1890 by Messrs W 0 Powell
of London and Lincoln; nave decorated in 1895. Limestone and ironstone
ashlar. Westmorland slate roof. Gothic Revival style. 3-bay nave with
south porch and west bell-cote, single-bay apsidal chancel with vestry
adjoining north side. Nave: plinth, buttresses; 2-light and 3-light
segmental pointed traceried windows; west side has single traceried lancets
either side of a central buttress supporting a projecting bell-cote with
twin shouldered-arch opening and pierced roundel above, coped gable and
ashlar cross finial. Chancel: stepped plinth, sill stringcourse; single and
twin trefoiled lancets with hood-moulds. Porch: angle buttresses, pointed
shafted outer arch of 2 orders. Interior. Pointed moulded chancel arch on
shafted responds with foliate capitals. Collared scissor-beam nave roof,
ribbed vaulted chancel roof. Chancel arch, roofs and frieze at top of nave
wall all have rich polychrome painted decoration. Late C18 and early C19
marble wall tablets to Holgate family at west end of nave. Ornate C19 font.
N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, p 315;
Stamford Mercury, 9 January 1891, p3.

Listing NGR: TA0714710748

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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