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Church of St Andrew

A Grade I Listed Building in Sleaford, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.0371 / 53°2'13"N

Longitude: -0.4612 / 0°27'40"W

OS Eastings: 503277

OS Northings: 349976

OS Grid: TF032499

Mapcode National: GBR FQ4.Q6N

Mapcode Global: WHGJZ.WXKK

Plus Code: 9C5X2GPQ+RG

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254166

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437452

Location: Cranwell, Brauncewell and Byard's Leap, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG34

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

Civil Parish: Cranwell, Brauncewell and Byard's Leap

Built-Up Area: Cranwell

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Cranwell St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TF 04 NW BYARD'S LEAP (north side)

Church of St Andrew
- I
Parish church. Cll, C12, C13, C15, C17. 1812 north aisle rebuilt, 1903-4
restoration by C H Fowler. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar, with ashlar
dressings. Shallow pitch lead roofs to nave and north aisle, with a taller
steeply pitched plain tile roof to the chancel, with ashlar coped gables and
finials. Flush ashlar quoins. Nave and north aisle, chancel and north vestry,
and south porch. West front has a chamfered plinth, 2 angle buttresses and
a C17 deeply moulded and coped gable which rises in a curve over a bell opening
and is topped with an obelisk finial. A single chamfered lancet and above a
round arched, roll moulded bellcote. The north aisle west wall also has a single
chamfered lancet the north wall has 4 chamfered lancets. The vestry has a
chamfered north doorway and a chamfered 2 light mullion east windows. A tall
ashlar stack rises from the north chancel roof. The chancel has to the east,
a 3 light panel tracery window in a chamfered, 4 centred arched surround with
hood, and to the south a similar 2 light window, plus a small chamfered and
pointed arch priest's door. The nave south wall has a buttress with set offs
to the east, then a chamfered lancet, and a 2 light pointed arched windows with
reticulated tracery in a chamfered surround with a hood. To the west of the
porch, is a 2 light, 4 centred arched window with panel tracery, in a chamfered
surround with a hood. The porch has an ashlar coped gable and a plain tile
roof. The double chamfered shallow pointed archway has inner responds with
moulded capitals. The pointed arched inner doorway has a chamfered surround
and moulded concave hood, plus a heavily restored C15 wooden door. Interior:
4 bay, round arched north arcade, the 3 bays to the east being earlier with
chamfered and roll moulded arches, and scalloped capitals to the circular piers,
and volute capitals to the responds. The fourth western bay is separated by
a square pier, it has a double chamfered arch with a dogtooth band over, with
moulded capitals to the responds. The double chamfered, pointed chancel arch
has octagonal responds with moulded capitals and a hood. Various pieces of
a Saxon cross decorated with interlace in the north aisle. C15 octagonal tub
font. Restored C15 wooden screen, and restored C15 nave and north aisle roofs.
C19 boarded chancel roof. C19 wooden pews, pulpit and reredos. Charity board
in nave, established by Dame Margaret Thurold, late C17. Alabaster tablet in
nave to those who died in the Great War. Nave and north aisle west windows
contain fragments of medieval stained glass. The remaining windows have late
C19 and C20 stained glass.

Listing NGR: TF0327549975

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

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