TF0230 : St Peter's Church: Finial on porch

taken 3 years ago, near to Lenton, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

St Peter's Church: Finial on porch
St Peter's Church: Finial on porch
Grade I listed

The church dates from the 13th century onwards and was restored in 1879 by James Fowler. The church was rebuilt after a severe storm in the 1870s

The church consists of chancel, nave with three bays of 13th century pointed arches, south aisle, porch and western tower and spire. There are three bells of mediaeval date. The tower is 14th century.
The chancel arch dates from the 13th century, the chancel was probably rebuilt in the late 15th century.
The nave has two fine 15th century windows and is there is a blocked up doorway in the north wall and also a blocked doorway of the former Rood stairs.
There is a Memorial to Jane Chaworth who died in 1606 and had 12 sons and four daughters.
The font is octagonal and dates from the 14th century. It was probably originally painted.
The only stained-glass in the church is the east window from 1884.

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TF0230, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 February, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Carved Stone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0258 3034 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.6470N 0:28.6686W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0257 3033
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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