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Church of Saint Peter

A Grade I Listed Building in Norton Disney, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1203 / 53°7'13"N

Longitude: -0.6717 / 0°40'18"W

OS Eastings: 488991

OS Northings: 358953

OS Grid: SK889589

Mapcode National: GBR DMK.BZN

Mapcode Global: WHGJH.NTBR

Entry Name: Church of Saint Peter

Listing Date: 23 August 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192423

Location: Norton Disney, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LN6

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

Civil Parish: Norton Disney

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: The Withamside United Parish

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SK 85 NE
3/70
23.8.67

NORTON DISNEY
CHURCH LANE
Church of St Peter

GI
Parish church.C13,C14,C15 restored 1886.Coursed rubble and ashlar.West tower,nave with north aisle and south chapel,chancel and north chantry chapel.Tower moulded plinth and quoins topped with lavish battlements,gargoyles and eight pinnacles.West pointed arched doorway has shields in the spandrels.Above a large two-light pointeda rched window with panel tracery.Third stage has four smaller two-light pointed arched bell openings.North aisle has C13 rubble wall,raised in C15 with ashlar wall,divided by chamfered band,and topped with moulded parapet with gargoyles.West window,two-light under four centred arch.North wall has low ogee headed doorway with a four-centred arched two-light window above and to the left a similar three-light window,with beyond a three-light chamfered mullion window.The chantry chapel has two two-light plate tracery windows with hood moulds and label stops.The east wall has a four-light flat headed window with chamfered segment headed lights.A stepped buttress divides the chapel and chancel gables,which both have a chamfered plinth.The chancel has three unequal segment headed,cusped,lights, within a round headed arch,with a large relieving arch above both east windows.The chancel south wall has a low doorway and three irregular two-light panel tracery windows with flat heads and hood moulds.The south chapel has a single diagonal buttress and an east window of three cusped lights under a four-centred arch.The south wall has a flat headed window of five segment headed lights with a drip mould, above is a similar four-light window.The south nave wall has a pointed arched doorway with hood mould and label stops.Interior has a two bay C13 nave arcade with double chamfered arches and a circular pier,and to the east another C15,four-centre arch.The tower and chancel arches are both CJS,and the latter has the remains of the original rood and rood stair either side.The south chapel has a large C15,four-centred arch and also two odd foliate capitals.A two bay C14 arcade with a circular pier,divides the chancel from the chantry chapel.A restored C15 screen with C15 poppy head benches in the chancel and plain head benches in the nave.A C15 octagonal font with shields in quatrefoils.The nave roof is C15 with carved bosses,and the remaining roofs are late C19.A C18 altar rail,five important effigy tombs survive in the Disney Chantry and also a brass wall tablet,c1580 to Wm Disney.In the chancel is a large monument to the 4th Viscount St Vincent by J S Westmacott of 1887.

Listing NGR: SK8899358954

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