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Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Friesthorpe, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3368 / 53°20'12"N

Longitude: -0.3915 / 0°23'29"W

OS Eastings: 507202

OS Northings: 383412

OS Grid: TF072834

Mapcode National: GBR TYQV.1L

Mapcode Global: WHGHN.YDR9

Plus Code: 9C5X8JP5+PC

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 197130

Location: Friesthorpe, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN3

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Friesthorpe

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Friesthorpe with Snarford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Description

TF 08 SE FRIESTHORPE CHURCH LANE

4/4 Church of
St. Peter
30.11.66
II

Parish church. C13, C14, C15, 1841 restoration and rebuilding by
Young of Lincoln. Coursed limestone rubble, slate roofs having
stone coped gables. Western tower, nave, chancel. The 3 stage
C15 tower has a plinth, 2 string courses, pyramidal roof and
angle buttresses. The 2 light C15 west window has pointed head
containing perpendicular panel tracery. Above is a rectangular
light and to the C19 belfry stage paired pointed lights on all 4
sides. The north wall of nave has 4 pointed C19 windows with
buttresses between. In the chancel north wall is a recut early
C14 window of 2 cusped lights with trefoil in the head. The east
window is also early C14 recut of 3 cusped lights with 2
trefoils, a quatrefoil, single chamfered surround with hood
mould. The chancel south window matches that to the north but
with human head labels. The south wall of the nave has 3 C19
windows and buttresses, with a recut C19 doorway and 2 original
though repositioned human head labels. Interior. The tower arch
is double chamfered and dies into its reveals without capitals.
In the tower chamber is a tablet recording the rebuilding (sic)
of the church in 1841. The chancel arch is early C13 with keeled
responds and double chamfered' with hood mould and human head
labels. Fittings are all C19 including the font, although there
is the base for a medieval octagonal font in the tower.
There are two First World War memorial tablets fixed to the wall:
one is to two soldiers, and the other is to the five sons of Reverend
and Mrs Amy Beechey who saw eight sons go off to war and only
three return. Their memory is also recorded in a
stained glass window installed in 2016.


Listing NGR: TF0720283412

This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 8/1/2018.

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