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Episode 144

St Botolph's Church, Quarrington
Tue, 2017-Sep-26 00:55 UTC
Length - 2:44

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The featured article for Tuesday, 26 September 2017 is St Botolph's Church, Quarrington.

St Botolph's Church is an Anglican place of worship in the village of Quarrington, part of the civil parish of Sleaford in Lincolnshire, England. The area has been settled since at least the Anglo-Saxon period and a church existed there by the time Domesday was compiled in 1086, when it formed part of Ramsey Abbey's fee. It was granted to Haverholme Priory in about 1165 and the Abbey claimed the right to present the rector in the 13th century. This right was claimed by the Bishop of Lincoln during the early 16th century, and then passed to Robert Carre and his descendants after Carre acquired a manor at Quarrington. With capacity for 124 people, the church serves the ecclesiastic parish of Quarrington with Old Sleaford and, as of 2009, had an average congregation of 50.

Recognised for its age and tracery, the church has been designated a grade II* listed building. It consists of a tower and spire with a nave and north aisle spanning eastwards and ending at a chancel. The oldest parts of the building date to the 13th century, although substantial rebuilding took place over the following century. Renovations followed and the local architect Charles Kirk the Younger carried out restoration work in 1862–63, when he added the chancel in his parents' memory. The high interior spans three bays of arcading which complement the windows along either side of the nave's south wall and north aisle; those on the south wall are unusual for their incorporation of hexagons and trefoils into the reticulated designs.

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