Benchmark & 1GL Bolt - St James - Dry Doddington, Lincolnshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 53° 00.604 W 000° 44.101
30U E 651957 N 5875789
Quick Description: Cut benchmark and hole where 1GL bolt used to be on west face of the church tower of St James', Dry Doddington.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/22/2015 11:02:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJA5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F
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Long Description:
Cut benchmark and hole where 1GL bolt used to be on west face of the church tower

"The Parish Church is dedicated to St. James and is clearly visible from the Great North Road (A1), sitting prominently on the open village green.

The Church was built initially as a Chapel of Ease for All Saints Church, Westborough, becoming a separate parish later. It has a significantly westward leaning tower and is a Grade II* listed building dating from the 12th century, with the tower being early 14th century. Significant restoration (including raising the roof to it’s present level ) was carried out in 1876 when it was consecrated. The tower is thought to have moved in the late 19th or early 20th century. It was underpinned in 1919 and appears to have been stable since then.

The Church Plan consists of a west tower with spire, a nave with north and south aisles and a rectangular chancel. It is built in limestone ashlar and blue lias with a plain tiled roof (fully retiled in 1996). The tower and spire are built in coursed rubble with ashlar quoins."

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