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Church Of St Mary Le Wigford

Hob Uid: 326514
Location :
Lincolnshire
Lincoln
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SK9749870950
Summary : Saxon and later. Norman tower adjoining an earlier nave. The latter was remodelled in the period 1258-79 when the chancel and North aisle were also remodelled. Restored 1872, 1877 and 1908. There are seven fragments of 10th and 11th century stonework built into the fabric of the church, including a cross-shaft, grave markers, grave slabs and an architectural panel. The later is a reused Roman inscribed tombstone which bears a Saxon inscription dated to 1070-90. This is a dedicatory panel recording the construction of the west tower of the church.
More information : [SK 97497095] Church of St. Mary le Wigford [T.U.] (1)

The church of St. Mary le Wigford has a Norman tower which appears to have been added to an earlier nave. The existing nave, chancel, and north aisle are Early English in style, probably built 1258-79. (2-3)

In normal Use. (4)

Church. C11, C12, C13. South aisle 1877 by Leach of Cambridge. Restored 1872 by R C Clarke of Nottingham. Tower restored by Watkins & Son, 1908. Additions and alterations 1975. Dressed stone and coursed rubble, with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Nave and aisles have coped gables. PLAN: west tower, nave and chancel under continuous roof, aisles, north chapel, vestry. Listed Grade I. (5)

There are seven fragments of 10th and 11th century stonework built into the fabric of the church, including a cross-shaft, grave markers, grave slabs and an architectural panel. The later is a reused Roman inscribed tombstone which bears a Saxon inscription dated to 1070-90. This is a dedicatory panel recording the construction of the west tower of the church. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 25", 1932
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Md. Lincoln 1948, 135-9, 148. illus.,plan. (J.W.F.Hill)
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Archaeological Journal
Source details : Bruce Dickins
Page(s) : 163,165
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Vol(s) : 103, 1947
Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHS 11-APR-63
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Source Number : 5
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : City of Lincoln, 08-Oct-1953
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Source Number : 6
Source : Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume 5. Lincolnshire
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Page(s) : 211-7,312
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Plates : 265-72
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Tombstone
Evidence : Architectural Component
Monument Period Name : Early Medieval
Display Date : C10-11
Monument End Date : 1066
Monument Start Date : 901
Monument Type : Church, Grave Slab, Gravestone, Cross
Evidence : Extant Building, Architectural Component
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : C11-13
Monument End Date : 1300
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Church
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : 1070-90
Monument End Date : 1090
Monument Start Date : 1070
Monument Type : Commemorative Stone
Evidence : Architectural Component
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Restored 1872
Monument End Date : 1872
Monument Start Date : 1872
Monument Type : Church
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Restored 1877
Monument End Date : 1877
Monument Start Date : 1877
Monument Type : Church
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Restored 1908
Monument End Date : 1908
Monument Start Date : 1908
Monument Type : Church
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Tombstone
Object Type :
Object Material : Limestone
Period : Early Medieval
Component Monument Type : Church, Grave Slab, Gravestone, Cross
Object Type :
Object Material : Limestone
Period : Medieval
Component Monument Type : Commemorative Stone
Object Type :
Object Material : Limestone

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 486042
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Unified Designation System UID
External Cross Reference Number : 1388597
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 97 SE 17
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 523573
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 97 SE 17
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1963-04-11
End Date : 1963-04-11