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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Alvingham, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.4011 / 53°24'3"N

Longitude: 0.0556 / 0°3'20"E

OS Eastings: 536762

OS Northings: 391333

OS Grid: TF367913

Mapcode National: GBR XYT3.TJ

Mapcode Global: WHHJM.TSN0

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 9 March 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436421

Location: Alvingham, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Alvingham

Built-Up Area: Alvingham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Alvingham St Adelwold

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TF 39 SE
(east side)
4/2 Church of St. Mary
G.V. I

Chapel to Gilbertine Priory, now parish church to village of
North Cockerington. Cll, late C12, c.1300, C14, C19.
Greenstone, ironstone and limestone coursed rubble, limestone
ashlar, some brick, some render. Slate and lead roofs with stone
coped east gable. South-west tower, nave with south aisle,
chancel. C19 south-west tower with plinth and render. Single
lancets to west and south, both with hood moulds. Bell openings
on all 4 sides, each a pointed opening with wooden Y tracery,
hood moulds and label stops on west and east openings. Parapet
above with corner pinnacles, that to south-west of wood. To
north, level with tower gabled west end of nave of c.1300, with
plinth and pointed C19 window with 3 lights, intersecting tracery
and hood mould. North side of nave with some brick patching and
pointed window to east of c.1300, with 3 pointed lights,
intersecting tracery and hood mould. North side of chancel with
small blocked Cll window with round head, some moulded decoration
to left and scalloped band above. C19 east window with
segmental head, 3 cusped, pointed lights and hood moulds. South
side of chancel with C19 window with rectangular head, 3 cusped,
ogee headed lights and hood mould. Opening to west blocked with
brick. East side of south aisle with C19 window with 3 cusped,
ogee headed lights and hood mould. To north of window, earlier,
large ironstone quoins where aisle added on. South side of
aisle with plinth and C19 rectangular window with 3 cusped, ogee
headed ights and hood mould. Doorway to west with pointed head,
chamfered surround in one and plank door. Interior C19 doorway
leading to tower with pointed head, chamfered surround in one and
plank door. Late C12 south arcade of 2 bays with round pier with
square abacus, corbelled responds and double chamfered, pointed
heads. Painted inscription above. C14 chancel arch restored in
C19, with pointed, double chamfered head, outer order dying into
rectangular jambs, inner order supported on C19 head corbels.
Painted inscription above. Plain C13 octagonal font on tall
octagonal base. C18 box pews. Fragmentary medieval stone coffin
in south aisle with torso of C14 effigy of knight to east, with
long-tailed lion at feet. Several other small architectural,
moulded fragments. C20 pews, pulpit and choir stalls. C19

Listing NGR: TF3676191332

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