Building record MLI12515 - St Peter and St Paul's Church, Wigtoft


St Peter and St Paul's Church, Wigtoft.

Type and Period (5)

  • (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2050 AD)
  • (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1920 AD to 2050 AD)
  • (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1920 AD to 2050 AD)
  • (Second World War to 21st Century - 1943 AD to 2050 AD)
  • (Second World War to 21st Century - 1945 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Late Norman (the lower stage of the tower) to Perpendicular, well restored in 1892. {1}{2}{3}{4} In normal use. {5} Stained glass in this church, which remains in situ, dates to the 14th century and to c.1340-1408 AD. {6} Within the church there is a 15th century rood screen much restored. The church was fully restored in 1891-92 during which the collapse of a pillar caused part of the nave roof and the roof of the south aisle to fall in. During the restoration a medieval tomb was discovered. There are two war memorial plaques, one for the First World War, erected in 1920, and the other for the Second World War. There is a memorial stained glass window that is probably also about 1920 in date. Within the church there is a Book of Remembrance recording details of those who served in the First World War. There are in addition three war graves in the churchyard. {7}

Sources/Archives (7)

  •  Index: OS CARD INDEX. WIGTOFT. TF23NE1,1965, D.A..
  •  Bibliographic Reference: John Charles Cox. 1924. Little Guide: Lincolnshire (Second Edition). p.334.
  •  Unpublished Document: Ministry of Housing and Local Gov. 1960. MHLG. 1940:11:A;12.
  •  Article in Serial: SUTTON, A.F.. 1901. Associated Architectural and Archaeological Societies’ Reports and Papers. VOL 26 P 6-7.
  •  Index: SMR FILE. WIGTOFT. TF32SE:L,1984, S.P.L..
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Penny Hebgin-Barnes. 1996. The Medieval Stained Glass of the County of Lincolnshire. pp. 350-52.
  •  Unpublished Document: Scrupps, Colin. 2014. A History of St Peter and St Paul Church Wigtoft. passim.



Grid reference Centred TF 26283 36230 (34m by 20m) Surveyed

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Record last edited

Dec 6 2023 10:35AM


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