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Church of St Peter, Stixwould



Reference Name MLI40035

Name:
Church of St Peter, Stixwould

Summary:
A church rebuilt in 1831 from the previous church's materials.

Location:
STIXWOULD, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 40035
St Peter's (or St Helen's?) church, Stixwould was rebuilt in the Gothic style in 1831, and enlarged in 1864, re-using the original church for materials. {3}{4}{5}
Several stone coffins from the priory are also in the church. The coffins, which are mostly broken, are piled up against the north wall of the tower. At the east end of the south aisle is part of a lid, carved with a cross and a nun's head. {9}
A parish church rebuilt in 1831 by Christopher Turner, incorporating some earlier fabric. 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. {11}
Although much rebuilt, the font and bench ends are medieval. The parish of Stixwould is now part of the parish of Stixwould and Woodhall.

Sources:
1 Map: OS. 1956. OS 6 INCH SERIES. -
2 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1906. 25 Inch Ordnance Survey County Series Map - Second Edition. -
3 Bibliographic reference: William White. 1872. History, Gazetteer and Directory of Lincolnshire - Third Edition. P 336-7
4 Article in serial: 1913. Associated Architectural and Archaeological Societies’ Reports and Papers. VOL 32 P 15-16
5 Bibliographic reference: Cox, J. Charles. 1924. Little Guide: Lincolnshire (second edition). p.294
6 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N., and Harris, J.. 1964. Buildings of England (first edition). Lincolnshire. P 379
7 Photograph: OS. OS. AO:65:17:3
8 Index: OS. OS CARD INDEX. AO:64:65:4
9 Index: OS CARD INDEX. STIXWOULD. TF 16 NE:11
10 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (Second Edition). Lincolnshire. 2nd Rev Edn p719
11 Index: Department of the Environment. 1985. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 6/45

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