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Church of St Etheldreda

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Halton, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.6762 / 53°40'34"N

Longitude: -0.6313 / 0°37'52"W

OS Eastings: 490512

OS Northings: 420838

OS Grid: SE905208

Mapcode National: GBR ST1X.4X

Mapcode Global: WHGFT.8VNN

Plus Code: 9C5XM9G9+FF

Entry Name: Church of St Etheldreda

Listing Date: 6 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440993

Location: West Halton, North Lincolnshire, DN15

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: West Halton

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: West Halton St Etheldreda

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/17 Church of St Etheldreda

6.11.67 II*

Church. Medieval origins, rebuilt 1698 using medieval masonry and details,
including C13-14 traceried windows. Porch, vestry and nave gallery added
1837; restored and chancel rebuilt 1876-7. West tower, 3-bay nave with
north vestry and south porch, 2-bay chancel. Coursed limestone rubble with
limestone ashlar dressings. Lead roofs to nave and chancel; slate roofs to
porch and vestry. Chamfered plinth, quoins. 2-stage tower: stepped
diagonal buttresses, round-headed west window with raised imposts and
keystone, moulded string course, round-headed 2-light belfry openings with
chamfered jambs and Y-tracery, gargoyles to north and south, embattled
parapet with crocketed angle pinnacles. Nave: 3 pointed 3-light windows
with Perpendicular tracery and one pointed 3-light north window with re-set
intersecting tracery. Porch has pointed chamfered outer arch, inner
slightly pointed chamfered arch with moulded imposts and raised keystone.
Vestry has round-headed west window with wooden Y-tracery. Chancel: stepped
buttresses with moulded bases, moulded cill band, windows similar to nave,
(C19 tracery to east window), with a fine series of carved headstops; coped
gable and shaped kneelers. Interior: round-headed tower door with raised
imposts; nave gallery at west end with painted Gothic-style panelled front
supported on pair of slender cast iron columns with foliate capitals;
pointed double-chamfered chancel arch on shafted responds with plain moulded
capitals. Chancel has moulded cill band, carved headstops to windows and
carved roof corbels. Memorials: gravestone of 1666 to J. Merriweather,
Rector, in chancel floor; 1782 marble wall tablet with draped urn to John
flail and wife Hannah. Moulded octagonal pulpit base and steps. C17 font in
tower, made from medieval column and base. N Pevsner and J Harris, The
Buildings of England: Lincolnshsire, 1978,"419; Drawing by C Nattes, 1794,
Banks Collection, Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: SE9051220838

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

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