TF1181 : Gargoyles, All Saints' church

taken 6 years ago, near to Holton Cum Beckering, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Gargoyles, All Saints' church
Gargoyles, All Saints' church
Grade I listed.
The oldest part of the church dates back to the 13th century. The church was enlarged during the 15th century and later had restoration work done under Sir George Gilbert Scott in the 19th century. The arcade most of the windows and the south porch date from this time. The octagonal font is 13th/15 century. The wrought iron top is modern.
The church has north and south aisles and a north chapel.
The late 13th C 3 bay arcades have double chamfered arches with octagonal piers and moulded capitals. On the voussoirs are extensive traces of red painted foliage.
The lower part of the tower is 13th century and retains the original narrow tower arch and small lancet window in the west wall. The upper tower was added in the 14th century together with the window.
The reredos dated 1860 is mosaic and marble and displays Italian workmanship.
Restoration dates of interest:-
1851 WA Nicholson Architect work undertaken in chancel included the painted ceiling
1859-60 Sir George G Scott further restoration
1867 Reredos designed by RJ Withers and made by Salviati
1870-74 George G Scott Jnr, urgent restoration work.

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TF1181, 35 images   (more nearby )
Contributed by
Julian P Guffogg   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 10 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 12 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Holton Cum Beckering 
Church (from Tags)
All Saints 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1163 8127 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.9961N 0:19.5468W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1162 8128
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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