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St Marys Church

Hob Uid: 325504
Location :
Lincolnshire
South Kesteven
North Witham
Grid Ref : SK9280521870
Summary : Church, with Norman to late Perpendicular features. Late 11th and 13th-15th centuries, restored 1887. Ashlar, coursed limestone rubble, lead roofs. Western tower, nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry. Inside the church are fragments of a Saxon stone cross of late 10th-early 11th century date, and in the churchyard is a 14th century stone cross, consisting of a base, socket stone and shaft
More information : (SK 9280 2186) St. Mary's Church. (T.U.). (1)

St. Mary's North Witham, is Norman to late Perpendicular. Parts of a Saxon cross, now in the chancel, were discovered in 1867. In the churchyard is the base and 4ft.6in. of the octagonal shaft
of a cross. (2-3)

The church is in normal use. For churchyard cross, at SK 9278 2186, see GP AO/65/38/6. The Saxon cross fragments are now in the south porch. See GP AO/65/38/7. (4)

SK 9278 2186. Churchyard cross, St Mary's churchyard. Scheduled RSM no. 22649. (5)

The limeston Saxon cross shaft is cemented into the south porch. It was discovered in the church foundations in 1887. It is late 10th or early 11th cenury in date, the decoration being of South Kesteven type. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1956
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Little Guide, Lincs 2nd.Edn., 1924, 342. (J.C. Cox)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Linc N & Q 12, 1912-3, 145-6. (D.S. Davies)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHS 14-APR-65
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Source Number : 5
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : English Heritage, Scheduling Amendment, Lincolnshire, 05-OCT-1994
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Source Number : 6
Source : Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume 5. Lincolnshire
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Page(s) : 239-40,289
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Plates : 315-6,424
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Early Medieval
Display Date : Late C10-early C11
Monument End Date : 1032
Monument Start Date : 967
Monument Type : Cross
Evidence : Architectural Component
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Late c11
Monument End Date : 1100
Monument Start Date : 1067
Monument Type : Parish Church
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : c12
Monument End Date : 1200
Monument Start Date : 1101
Monument Type : Gravestone
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : C13-15
Monument End Date : 1500
Monument Start Date : 1201
Monument Type : Parish Church
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Restored 1887
Monument End Date : 1887
Monument Start Date : 1887
Monument Type : Parish Church
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Period : Early Medieval
Component Monument Type : Cross
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Object Material : Limestone
Period : Medieval
Component Monument Type : Gravestone
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Object Material : Limestone

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 193356
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Unified Designation System UID
External Cross Reference Number : 1360327
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 92 SW 6
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 92 SW 6
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-04-14
End Date : 1965-04-14