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Church of St Martin

A Grade II Listed Building in Scamblesby, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2879 / 53°17'16"N

Longitude: -0.0869 / 0°5'12"W

OS Eastings: 527629

OS Northings: 378474

OS Grid: TF276784

Mapcode National: GBR WZTF.Z3

Mapcode Global: WHHK4.MMV9

Plus Code: 9C5X7WQ7+57

Entry Name: Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195915

Location: Scamblesby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Scamblesby

Built-Up Area: Scamblesby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Asterby Group

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TF 27 NE (south side)

6/31 Church of St.Martin

Parish church. 1893, by R. H. Fowler, re-using some late C12
fragments. Green sandstone rubble, limestone ashlar dressings.
Slate roofs with stone coped gables, decorative red ridge tiles,
tall chimney with chamfered sides, to north; and gabled west
bellcote with chamfered, pointed opening containing bell, with
hood mould, ornate label stops and finial. Nave with west
bellcote, north and south aisles and south porch, chancel. 2
stage buttresses define north and south aisles on west front with
string course running beneath a pair of lancets with single small
lancets in each aisle. Vesica above; all the windows with hood
moulds and label stops. North side of nave with a pair of
lancets flanked by single lancets. East end of the north aisle
with re-used later C12 lancet. North side of chancel with a
rectangular window with 2 cusped ogee headed lights'and hood
mould. East end with pointed window with 2 cusped ogee headed
lights, geometrical tracery and hood mould. South side of
chancel with 2 rectangular windows, each with 2 cusped ogee
headed lights and hood mould. Pointed priests' doorway to west
with broad ashlar surround, plank door and hood mould. East end
of south aisle of nave with C19 lancet. South side of nave with
a single lancet with a pair of lancets to west. Gabled porch
beyond with pointed doorway with continuously chamfered surround
and hood mould. Inner pointed doorway with continuously
chamfered surround, hood mould, head label stops and double plank
doors. Interior with C19 3 bay north and south arcades with
pointed double chamfered heads, round piers each with 4 detached
shafts, moulded capitals and corbelled responds. However, the
easternmost pier in the south arcade is re-used late C12 fabric
from the demolished church of Cawkwell, with octagonal, chevroned
pier with 4 attached columns. Pointed, double chamfered chancel
arch with hood mould and corbelled responds. Priests' doorway
with inner segmental head. C19 pews, altar, reredos, lectern,
pulpit, vestry screen and wagon roofs. Monuments include: one
ornate vesica shaped panel on rectangular field, of orange
streaked marble, with trefoiled arch supported on columns and
flower and foliate motifs, to Reading Grantham, died 1859,
sculpted by P. Belton. Another marble monument with orange
streaks, rectangular with eared and shouldered corners containing
flower heads, to Margaret Henry, death undated, but probably mid
C18. Large C13 drum font with octagonal pedestal with 4 attached

Listing NGR: TF2762978474

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