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Church of St Mary, Manby



Reference Name MLI41306

Name:
Church of St Mary, Manby

Summary:
A parish church which dates from the 15th century, but possibly on the site of a late Saxon church.

Location:
MANBY, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
The Church of St Mary is of a 15th century Perpendicular style. The west tower is Perpendicular as is the nave arch. The chancel was rebuilt in 1889 but it reuses some of the Perpendicular roof. {1}{2}{3}

Stained glass in this church dates to the early 16th century.{4}

A parish church which dates from the 15th century. It was constructed of greenstone coursed rubble, some ironstone rubble, limestone rubble and ashlar and has slate roofs. In 1889 the church was restored by Sir Arthur Blomfield. 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}

Fragments of a 10th or 11th century grave cover and grave marker are displayed within the church, on the north chancel wall (see PRN 41682). The fragments may indicate an earlier use for the site as a burial ground, and possibly suggest the presence of an earlier church. {6}

Sources:
1 Index: SMR. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 38 NE: I, 1983, DES
2 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (Second Edition). Lincolnshire. p.549
3 Bibliographic reference: MEE, A.. 1970. THE KING'S ENGLAND. pp.264-5
4 Bibliographic reference: Hebgin-Barnes, Penny. 1996. The Medieval Stained Glass of the County of Lincolnshire. p.180
5 Index: Department of the Environment. 1986. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 8/20
6 Bibliographic reference: Everson, P. and Stocker, D.. 1999. Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture. Lincolnshire. pp.224-5, illustration.284

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