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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST WULFRAM

List entry Number: 1062501

Location

CHURCH OF ST WULFRAM

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LincolnshireSouth KestevenDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 192904

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History

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Details

SK 9136 SW GRANTHAM

607/7/1 Church of St Wulfram

08.05.1950 I

196 x 75 feet. Probable Salisbury influence. North aisle arcades, except for the 2 west bays, date from before 1180. North aisle rebuilt circa 1250. 1550 South aisle lengthened and Lady Chapel built, 1450 North aisle extended. St. Katherine's Chapel added after 1496 by the Hall family, Church restored by Sir G G Scott 1866-75. Of special interest are window frames of various periods, use of ballflower ornament, crypt chapel. North porch built to house saints' relics, and chaired library (circa 1598) over South porch formerly a priests' living room. Chief feature is the slender crocketed spire which stands 282 feet 6 inches from the ground to top of cross. Tabernacles with statues of cherubims above small broaches, are distinct from 4 lower lucarres with ballflower, second tier of lucarres open in diagonals, blank in main directions, reversed in top tier. Photograph in N.M.R.



Listing NGR: SK9149836145

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National Grid Reference: SK 91498 36145

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