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St Margaret's Church and Cross Base, Bucknall



Reference Name MLI40068

Name:
St Margaret's Church and Cross Base, Bucknall

Summary:
A parish church dating from at least the 13th century.

Location:
BUCKNALL, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
An Early English and Decorated church, with a late Norman font. The chancel was restored in 1884. The inverted base of the churchyard cross stands near the south door. It is known as a tithe stone, having in the past been used as a counter for the payment of the tithe.{1}{2}{3}
The church was in normal use in 1964. At this time, the cross base was broken but not inverted. {4}{5}
A parish church with features dating from the 13th century, c.1300, the 14th and 16th century. It underwent restoration by James Fowler in 1884. 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. {6}

Sources:
1 Map: OS. 1956. OS 6 INCH SERIES. -
2 Bibliographic reference: Cox, J. Charles. 1924. Little Guide: Lincolnshire (second edition). -
3 Article in serial: DAVIES, D.S.. 1915. 'Ancient stone crosses in Lindsey and Holland Divisions of Lincolnshire' in Lincolnshire Notes and Queries. VOL 13 P 137
4 Photograph: OS. OS. 64:48:7
5 Index: OS CARD INDEX. BUCKNALL. -,1964, SEAMAN B H
6 Index: Department of the Environment. 1985. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 6/12

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