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Church of All Saints, Tealby

Reference Name MLI50609

Church of All Saints, Tealby

The Church of All Saints at Tealby. Parish church that dates from the 12th century, with later alterations. Re-modelled and restored in the late 19th century.


All Saints Church has some Norman masonry but it is largely Perpendicular in style. {1}{2}{3}

Stained glass in this church, some of which is in situ, dates to the early 14th century. {4}

The parish church dates from the 12th century with alterations or additions in the 13th, early 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The chancel was re-modelled by James Fowler in 1872 and the tower restored in 1881-84. For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {5}

The oldest parts of the church are the west doorway and the lower part of the tower. It contains many interesting features, including memorials to the Tennyson family, and is the focal point of the village. The churchyard is surrounded by a stone wall which was recently restored. {6}

1 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (Second Edition). Lincolnshire. pp.750-1
2 Index: SMR. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 19 SE: AH, 1984, DES
3 Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Card Index. TF 19 SE: 9, 1963, Harper, F.R.
4 Bibliographic reference: Hebgin-Barnes, Penny. 1996. The Medieval Stained Glass of the County of Lincolnshire. pp.333-4
5 Index: Department of the Environment. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 7/45
6 Intervention Report: The Tealby Society. 2003. Tealby Village Design Statement. No. 7

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