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Church of St Olave

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidenwell, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2826 / 53°16'57"N

Longitude: -0.0003 / 0°0'1"W

OS Eastings: 533415

OS Northings: 378049

OS Grid: TF334780

Mapcode National: GBR XZFG.QZ

Mapcode Global: WHHK5.ZR0B

Entry Name: Church of St Olave

Listing Date: 9 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195913

Location: Maidenwell, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Maidenwell

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Ruckland with Farforth, Maidenwell and Oxcombe S Olave

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TF 37 NW (north-east side)

7/29 Church of St.Olave

Parish church. 1885 by W. Scorer. Green sandstone rubble with
limestone ashlar dressings. Plain tiled roof with decorative red
ridge tiles, overhanging eaves and bargeboards, and a small
bellcote incorporated under overhanging west gable supported on a
wooden frame. Nave and chancel in one with west bellcote. West
front with large plate wheel window. North side with single
lancet. East end with pointed window with 3 trefoil headed plate
lights. South side with single lancet with doorway to west, with
pointed head and plank door. C19 wagon roof, pews, pulpit and
lectern. C20 octagonal font. Fragmentary medieval stoup. Cll
coffin lid inscribed with a foliated cross. Another small
fragment, probably Cll, inscribed with cross. Both fragments re-
set in south wall. Gravestone re-set in west wall to Charles
Humfrey, died 1719. Said to be the smallest church in
Lincolnshire according to local oral tradition.

Listing NGR: TF3341578049

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