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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Fosdyke, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.8814 / 52°52'53"N

Longitude: -0.0472 / 0°2'49"W

OS Eastings: 531508

OS Northings: 333335

OS Grid: TF315333

Mapcode National: GBR JXM.6X9

Mapcode Global: WHHM3.7TSX

Plus Code: 9C4XVXJ3+H4

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192082

Location: Fosdyke, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Fosdyke

Built-Up Area: Fosdyke

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Fosdyke All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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11/29 Church of All Saints

26.1.67 II

Parish church. 1871-2 by Edward Browning in C13 Geometric style.
Red brick, ashlar dressings, slate roofs, lead covered spire.
Nave with clerestory, aisles, chancel, south tower with spire.
Ashlar plinth. West end has pair of 2 light lancets with trefoil
over, with common cill and linked hood moulds, flanked by large
stepped buttresses. Above a circular sexfoil with central
trefoil. The aisles have single trefoil headed lancets. The
north aisle has deeply dentillated brick eaves and stepped
buttresses between the 4 three light windows with segmental
heads. The clerestorey has 4 circular windows with quatrefoils.
Vestry and organ loft has pointed moulded door. The east end of
the vestry has a 2 light window with plain circle over. At the
east end are 3 stepped lancets under common hood. The south side
of the chancel has an ashlar corbel table and a pair of 2 light
lancets with trefoils. In the east end of the south aisle is a
plainer similar window. The south aisle has 2 three light
windows matching those to the north, and the clerestorey matches
that to the north. The southern tower is of 3 stages with
stepped corner buttresses, plinth and moulded string courses.
Above the corbel table a lead broach spire with gablettes in the
four directions. In the sides are paired lancets with trefoils,
with single lancets above and paired openings with mid wall
shafts to belfry stage. The outer south doorway has shafted
reveals and moulded trefoil head. The inner door is pointed,
also with shafted reveals and moulded head. Interior: 4 bay
nave arcades with ashlar round piers and foliated capitals and
responds, double roll moulded pointed arches. Collared wall
shafts to roof corbels. The west end has finely moulded rear
arches with collared central shaft. At the east end of the north
aisle a matching arch with carved responds to organ chamber.
Tall chancel arch with triple keeled shafted reveals, foliated
capitals and roll moulded pointed head. In the chancel north
wall are 3 lancets with wall shafts and moulded trefoil heads.
Beyond a pointed door with roll moulded surround. Rear arches of
east windows are shafted and moulded. Tiled chancel floor.
Fittings. Wood panelled pulpit on shafted ashlar base, wrought
iron balustrade. C14 octagonal font with crocketed ogee niches
to base and on the side panels heavily recut angels. C19
openwork wooden font cover. The church was built entirely at the
expense of Rev. Basil Beridge, rector and lord of the manor at

Listing NGR: TF3150833335

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