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Alkborough, St John Baptist, doorway
Alkborough, St John Baptist, doorway
Alkborough, St John Baptist, doorway

The south doorway dates from the Early English period.

It has three orders of shafts, capitals with upright leaves and a richly moulded arch with both dog-tooth and billet decoration.

April 2015

Alkborough, St John Baptist doorway
Allington, Holy Trinity, South Door
Allington, Holy Trinity, South Door
Allington, Holy Trinity, South Door

Inside Porch. 

"C12 round headed doorway with simple roll mouldings, single columnar jambs with scalloped capitals and moulded abaci carved with pairs of tiny heads"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062909 

DB 3 November 2018

Allington, Holy Trinity, Church, door
Althorpe, St Oswald, doorway
Althorpe, St Oswald, doorway
Althorpe, St Oswald, doorway

The west doorway in the tower has a surround moulding with square leaves and faces - though much weathered.

August 2015

Althorpe, St Oswald church, doorway
Ancaster, St Martin, South Door
Ancaster, St Martin, South Door
Ancaster, St Martin, South Door

"South door has a bizarre trefoil head with pointed chamfered hood mould"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062422 

DB 9 July 2018 

Ancaster, Saint Martin, Church, South Door
Anwick, St Edith, south door
Anwick, St Edith, south door
Anwick, St Edith, south door

The south doorway is framed by fine mouldings.

April 2018

Anwick, St Edith, south door
Aswarby, St Denis, south doorway
Aswarby, St Denis, south doorway
Aswarby, St Denis, south doorway

This is the fine Transitional south doorway at St Denis's church.

Mark Acton, 2017

Aswarby, St Denis, Doorway
Aunsby, St Thomas a Becket, doorway
Aunsby, St Thomas a Becket, doorway
Aunsby, St Thomas a Becket, doorway

The south doorway, with its attractive moulding and decoration, dates from the thirteenth century.

April 2018

Aunsby, St Thomas a Beckett, doorway
Aylesby, St Lawrence, Porch
Aylesby, St Lawrence, Porch
Aylesby, St Lawrence, Porch

"late C14 pointed chamfered inner arch with hoodmould and large headstops"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1161566 

DB 7 March 2020

Aylesby, Saint Lawrence, Church, porch, door
Barholm, St Martin, Saxon doorway
Barholm, St Martin, Saxon doorway
Barholm, St Martin, Saxon doorway

This small blocked doorway, just to the right of the porch, dates from the 11th century.

September 2014

Barholm, St Martin, Saxon doorway
Baumber, St Swithin, West Doorway
Baumber, St Swithin, West Doorway
Baumber, St Swithin, West Doorway

The west doorway of the church is late Norman with one order of colonettes and an arch with zig-zag.

October 2011

Baumber, St Swithin church, Norman doorway
Beckingham, All Saints, North Doorway
Beckingham, All Saints, North Doorway
Beckingham, All Saints, North Doorway

"The church of All Saints was built in the late 12th century, from which period the Romanesque north doorway remains"

https://www.lincstothepast.com/All-Saints-Church--Beckingham/237864.record?pt=S 

"On the north a round headed doorway with single shafts, zig-zag and nailhead, decorated with faces foliage and animals"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1360525 

DB 8 October 2018

Beckingham, All Saints, Church, door, Romanesque
Beckingham, All Saints, South&mnsp;Doorway
Beckingham, All Saints, South&mnsp;Doorway
Beckingham, All Saints, South&mnsp;Doorway

The south doorway inside the porch has dog-tooth decoration between the orders of shafts. Its period is described as transitional, i.e. between Norman and Early English.

July 2018

Beckingham, All Saints, South doorway
Benniworth, St Julian, doorway
Benniworth, St Julian, doorway
Benniworth, St Julian, doorway

The fine west doorway is Norman, but was possibly moved to this position by Fowler in his rebuilding of 1875.

July 2012

Benniworth, St Julian church doorway, Norman
Benniworth, St Julian, doorway
Benniworth, St Julian, doorway
Benniworth, St Julian, doorway

Detail of the Norman west doorway, with zig-zag decoration, clearly restored by Fowler.

July 2012

Benniworth, St Julian church doorway, Norman zig-zag
Boothby Pagnell, St Andrew
Boothby Pagnell, St Andrew
Boothby Pagnell, St Andrew

The west door leading into the tower of St Andrew’s at Boothby Pagnell.

The medieval iron work is notable.

September 2011

Boothby Pagnell, west door, medieval ironwork
Boston, Skirbeck Quarter, St Thomas, doorway
Boston, Skirbeck Quarter, St Thomas, doorway
Boston, Skirbeck Quarter, St Thomas, doorway

The south side of the nave has a recessed doorway with a lean-to roof forming a porch with an adjacent brick stack.

The tympanum is half-timbered and the porch opening has an ogee timber head and a carving of St Christopher and child in a small gabled canopy.

August 2018

Boston, St Thomas, doorway
Brandon, St John, Chapel of Ease
Brandon, St John, Chapel of Ease
Brandon, St John, Chapel of Ease

"South doorway has early C12 chip star decorated lintel and tympanum with C19 door"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062416 

DB 29 March 2018

Brandon, Saint John, Chapel of Ease
Branston, All Saints
Branston, All Saints
Branston, All Saints

The little used west door at Branston is Norman with blank arcading of the same period on either side.

June 2013

Branston, All Saints church
Broughton, St Mary
Broughton, St Mary
Broughton, St Mary

This doorway, on the south side of the Anglo-Saxon tower, has thick columns either side with plainly chamfered capitals.

February 2015

Broughton, St Mary church, doorway
Caistor, St Peter&nbspand St Paul
Caistor, St Peter and St Paul
Caistor, St Peter and St Paul

Doorway in west tower.

June 2008

Caistor, St Peter and St Paul church
Caythorpe, St Vincent, South Door
Caythorpe, St Vincent, South Door
Caythorpe, St Vincent, South Door

"South door has a cusped head surmounted by a slightly ogee headed hood mould and a croketed gable containing a seated figure of the Virgin which is flanked by pinnacles which are cut by the porch roof"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1317320 

DB 25 April 2018 

Caythorpe, Saint Vincent, Church, South Door
Claxby by Alford, St Andrew
Claxby by Alford, St Andrew
Claxby by Alford, St Andrew

The west doorway has two pairs of colonettes with scalloped capitals, and chevron moulding round the arches.

September 2015

Claxby-East-Lindsey, St Andrew church, doorway
Claypole, St Peter, Porch
Claypole, St Peter, Porch
Claypole, St Peter, Porch

"C14 west door has columnar responds, vigorously foliated capitals, a moulded arch including a filleted roll and hood mould with head label stops.

C14 wooden door with blind ogee tracery, cusping and elaborate finials"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, door
Coates by Stow, St Edith, south doorway
Coates by Stow, St Edith, south doorway
Coates by Stow, St Edith, south doorway

The south doorway into the nave, with round arch and dog-tooth moulding, is from the Transitional period.

June 2013

Coates By Stow, St Edith church, south door
Crowland, Croyland Abbey, Tympanum
Crowland, Croyland Abbey, Tympanum
Crowland, Croyland Abbey, Tympanum

The tympanum over the doorway in the west wall of the nave of the former abbey church.

The quatrefoil contains scenes from the life of St Guthlac.

It dates from the mid-thirteenth century.

July 2011

Crowland, Croyland Abbey
Crowle, St Oswald, doorway
Crowle, St Oswald, doorway
Crowle, St Oswald, doorway

The south doorway is an outstanding example of Norman work.

There are two orders of colonnettes, decorated capitals and an arch of several orders.

August 2015

Crowle, St Oswald church doorway
Dembleby, St Lucia, south doorway
Dembleby, St Lucia, south doorway
Dembleby, St Lucia, south doorway

The south doorway, part of Kirk's 1867 rebuild, is faithful to the Norman style, with zig-zag decoration and a round arch.

April 2018

Dembleby, St Lucia, doorway
Dry Doddington, St James, South Door
Dry Doddington, St James, South Door
Dry Doddington, St James, South Door

Detail of south door. 

"early C12 doorway with chevroned round headed arch and jambs, hood mould, and mask head label stops"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253449 

DB 5 September 2018

Dry Doddington, Saint James, Church, door
Dunholme, St Chad, Porch
Dunholme, St Chad, Porch
Dunholme, St Chad, Porch

"The inner doorway is C13 with single chamfer, hood mould, label stops one ammonite and one human head"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1064139 

DB 23 March 2020

Dunholme, Saint Chad, church, porch
East Keal, St Helen
East Keal, St Helen
East Keal, St Helen

The Early English style west doorway of 1853 has four orders, and dog tooth decoration round the arches.

July 2014

East Keal, St Helen church, doorway
East Kirkby, St Nicholas, priest's door
East Kirkby, St Nicholas, priest's door
East Kirkby, St Nicholas, priest's door

The priest's door in the south wall of the chancel.

May 2018

East Kirkby, St Nicholas, priest's door
Edenham, St Michael, doorway
Edenham, St Michael, doorway
Edenham, St Michael, doorway

North doorway, now blocked.

May 2018

Edenham, St Michael, doorway
Folkingham, St Andrew, Tower, West Doorway
Folkingham, St Andrew, Tower, West Doorway
Folkingham, St Andrew, Tower, West Doorway

"West doorway of c.1435 with flattened triangular head, richly moulded jambs on high chamfered plinths, tympanum with 3 shields (originally depicting arms of John, Baron de Beaufort and his wife), flower heads and foliage, hood mould supported on single, slender flanking shafts with polygonal capitals, and plank door.

2 monuments to left of doorway; one, of slate to George Cooper, died 1798; the other of limestone with winged cherub head, to Thomas Cooper, died 1736"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062733 

DB 23 June 2020

Folkingham, Saint Andrew, Church, Door
Foston, St Peter, Porch
Foston, St Peter, Porch
Foston, St Peter, Porch

"Early C13 south doorway inside porch with columnar responds, pointed arch with filleted rolls, hood mould, head label stops, and at apex, another weathered head"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1360062 

DB 5 July 2020

Foston, Saint Peter, Church
Foston, St Peter, Tower, Blocked Doorway
Foston, St Peter, Tower, Blocked Doorway
Foston, St Peter, Tower, Blocked Doorway

"West side has round headed late C12 doorway with moulded arch with chipstar decoration, damaged cable decorated hood mould and 2 weathered head label stops.

The doorway is blocked and 2 round headed C20 windows inserted"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1360062 

DB 5 July 2020

Foston, Saint Peter, Church, Doorway
Frampton, St Mary, doorway
Frampton, St Mary, doorway
Frampton, St Mary, doorway

The west doorway into the base of the tower dates form the Early English period. It has a rounded arch inside but is pointed outside.

August 2018

Frampton, St Mary
Frampton, St Mary, priest's door
Frampton, St Mary, priest's door
Frampton, St Mary, priest's door

Priest's doorway dating from the Decorated period of architecture, with fleurons.

August 2018

Frampton, St Mary, fleurons
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Tower, West Door
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Tower, West Door
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Tower, West Door

"The 3 stage unbuttressed tower was rebuilt in 1756 ...

The west door is planked with a panelled head in a plain semi-circular surround with key and impost blocks and on the left hand jamb is the inscription "FG 1756""

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1165045 

DB 12 May 2019

Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Church, tower, west door
Glentworth, St Michael, priest's door
Glentworth, St Michael, priest's door
Glentworth, St Michael, priest's door

The priest's doorway in the south wall of the chancel dates from the late 12th century.

It has a semi-circular hood mould and waterleaf capitals.

May 2015

Glentworth, St Michael church, priest's door
Grainthorpe, St Clement, doorway
Grainthorpe, St Clement, doorway
Grainthorpe, St Clement, doorway

The doorway at St Clements has an ogee hood mould.

June 2015

Grainthorpe, St Clement church, doorway
Great Gonerby, St Sebastian, Porch, South Door
Great Gonerby, St Sebastian, Porch, South Door
Great Gonerby, St Sebastian, Porch, South Door

"early C13 south doorway with filleted roll mouldings, single columnar and rectangular jambs on each side with plain capitals and pronounced abaci, head label stops"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062882 

DB 11 March 2019

Great Gonerby, Saint Sebastian, Church, door
Great Steeping, Old Church, west doorway
Great Steeping, Old Church, west doorway
Great Steeping, Old Church, west doorway

The west doorway to the Old Church has a moulded surround and a keyed-in oval window over.  This dates from 1748.

The plaque above the door reads: "Built in The / Year 1748 / Restored A.D. 1908"

September 2011

Great Steeping, old church, west doorway
Haconby, St&nbspAndrew
Haconby, St Andrew
Haconby, St Andrew

The north doorway is situated in one arch of the north aisle, flanked by the millions of the window above - all in Perpendicular style.

October 2017

Haconby, St Andrew
Haconby, St&nbspAndrew, south doorway
Haconby, St Andrew, south doorway
Haconby, St Andrew, south doorway

The south doorway, viewed here through the length of the porch, probably dates from the Tudor period (or is it a four-centred acrh?).

Above the doorway is a hood mould with qautrefoil decoration.

October 2017

Haconby, St Andrew, doorway
Haltham on Bain, St Benedict, Porch South Doorway
Haltham on Bain, St Benedict, Porch South Doorway
Haltham on Bain, St Benedict, Porch South Doorway

Doorway inside south porch.

"The inner arch has chamfered reveals and a re-set early C12 round arched head, with 3 orders of roll moulding and a tympanum carved with a Maltese Cross in circle with to left a fan shaped shell and to right a knot in circle against a panel of diapers"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1215674 

DB 21 January 2019

Haltham On Bain, Saint Benedict, church, porch, tympanum
Harlaxton, St Mary & St Peter, Porch, Door
Harlaxton, St Mary & St Peter, Porch, Door
Harlaxton, St Mary & St Peter, Porch, Door

"Moulded inner doorway with shafts"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1187962 

DB 26 September 2018

Harlaxton, Church of St Mary and St Peter, door
Healing, St Peter & Paul, west door
Healing, St Peter & Paul, west door
Healing, St Peter & Paul, west door

The doorway has five orders, and a crocketed ogee hood flanked by pinnacles. It probably dates from James Fowler’s restoration of 1840.

July 2014

Healing, St Peter & St Paul church, west door
High Toynton, St&nbspJohn Baptist, Porch
High Toynton, St John Baptist, Porch
High Toynton, St John Baptist, Porch

"Porch interior with C19 south doorway with pointed moulded head; angled, chamfered jambs with triangular stops and plank door.

A segmental arch of C12 chevron re-set above"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062998 

DB 9 November 2018

High Toynton, Saint John Baptist, church, porch
Holton le Moor, St Luke, south doorway
Holton le Moor, St Luke, south doorway
Holton le Moor, St Luke, south doorway

The south doorway is late Saxon or early Norman and was widened by Place in 1854. It has chamfered imposts and a tympanum.

May 2016

Holton le Moor, St Luke, doorway
Immingham, St Andrew, south door
Immingham, St Andrew, south door
Immingham, St Andrew, south door

This simple doorway in the south wall dates from the early 13th century.

July 2014

Immingham, St Andrew church, south door
Ingoldsby, St Bartholomew, South Doorway
Ingoldsby, St Bartholomew, South Doorway
Ingoldsby, St Bartholomew, South Doorway

"The south door is C15 with hood mould over having shield label stops.

The door has C15 ogee decoration and a wicket with an ogee head"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1146549 

DB 18 February 2019

Ingoldsby, Saint Bartholomew, Church, Porch, Door
Kelby, St Andrew, North Doorway
Kelby, St Andrew, North Doorway
Kelby, St Andrew, North Doorway

Blocked doorway with ogee arched head in blocked archway entrance to former chapel.

April 2018

Kelby, St Andrew church, north door
Kirkby la Thorpe, St Denis, priest's door
Kirkby la Thorpe, St Denis, priest's door
Kirkby la Thorpe, St Denis, priest's door

The priest's door through the south wall of the chancel, dating from the Transitional period, survived the rebuilding of the chancel in 1854.

It is not in regular use, it seems.

June 2017

Kirkby la Thorpe, St Denis, priest's door
Kirkby la Thorpe, St Denis, south doorway
Kirkby la Thorpe, St Denis, south doorway
Kirkby la Thorpe, St Denis, south doorway

The principal doorway into the church, on the south side of the nave, dates from the Norman period but has been extensively restored.

June 2017

Kirkby la Thorpe, St Denis, south doorway, Norman
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, Chancel, priest's doorway
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, Chancel, priest's doorway
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, Chancel, priest's doorway

The priest's doorway on the south side of the chancel is from the Norman period.

The arch has typical zig-zag decoration and the tympanum over the doorway has close-beaded interlace decoration.

June 2013

Kirton Lindsey, St Andrew church
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, Tower, west doorway
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, Tower, west doorway
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, Tower, west doorway

The doorway in the west tower at St Andrew's dates from the thirteenth century, the Early English period.

June 2013

Kirton Lindsey, St Andrew church
Kirton, St Peter & St Paul, South Doorway
Kirton, St Peter & St Paul, South Doorway
Kirton, St Peter & St Paul, South Doorway

The south doorway has decoration dating it from the late Norman period.

August 2018

Kirton in Holland, St Peter & St Paul, south doorway
Laughton, All Saints
Laughton, All Saints
Laughton, All Saints

Priest's door, Early English, part restored.

May 2010

Laughton, All Saints, priest's door
Lincoln Cathedral, Angel Choir, King Richard II Door
Lincoln Cathedral, Angel Choir, King Richard II Door
Lincoln Cathedral, Angel Choir, King Richard II Door

Northern entrance to the Angel Choir.

The trumeau carries Richard II's coat of arms and is said to be the entrance by which he entered the Cathedral on 12th March 1387.

Wooden remains visible in the arch above the doorway are said to be where a covered walkway from the Chapter House was attached. 

DB 27 October 2018

Lincoln Cathedral, Angel Choir, Richard II, Door
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, doorway
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, doorway
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, doorway

The round-headed doorway in the west wall of the tower has been restored (probably in the nineteenth century).

March 2018

Churches, Bracebridge All Saints
Little Bytham, St Medard, north doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, north doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, north doorway

Late twelfth-century north doorway.

Mark Acton, 2017

Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, priest's doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, priest's doorway
Little Bytham, St Medard, priest's doorway

An early twelfth-century priest’s doorway with carved tympanum.

Mark Acton, 2017

Little Bytham, St Medard, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary church, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary church, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary, doorway
Marshchapel, St Mary church, doorway
Martin by Horncastle, St Michael, South Door
Martin by Horncastle, St Michael, South Door
Martin by Horncastle, St Michael, South Door

The Norman south door at St Michael's.

This Romanesque arch has lozenge decoration with palmettes as part of the pattern.

July 2013

Martin by Horncastle, St Michael, Norman door, lozenge pattern
Middle Rasen, St Peter, South Doorway
Middle Rasen, St Peter, South Doorway
Middle Rasen, St Peter, South Doorway

The impressive Norman south doorway at St Peter's church.

The inner zigzag is followed by a wide band of crenellation and an outer band of beakhead.


Mark Acton, 2008

Middle Rasen, doorway, Norman,
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, doorway
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, doorway
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, doorway

The west doorway was built in the Decorated period.

October 2017

Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, doorway
Mumby, St Thomas, South Doorway
Mumby, St Thomas, South Doorway
Mumby, St Thomas, South Doorway

The south doorway has dog-tooth decoration.

September 2018

Mumby, St Thomas, doorway
Newton on Trent, St Peter
Newton on Trent, St Peter
Newton on Trent, St Peter

The west doorway in the tower at St Peter's has stiff leaf capitals and deep mouldings to the arch.

May 2008

Newton on Trent, St Peter, west doorway
North Killingholme, St Denis, doorway
North Killingholme, St Denis, doorway
North Killingholme, St Denis, doorway

The priest's doorway in the south wall of the chancel is round-headed with chamfered surround and dates from c.1200.

July 2014

North Killingholme, St Denis church, doorway
North Rauceby, St Peter, doorway
North Rauceby, St Peter, doorway
North Rauceby, St Peter, doorway

Priest's door with ogee arched head in the south side of the chancel, the work of S S Teulon in 1853.

April 2016

North Rauceby, St Peter, priest's doorway, S S Teulon
North Scarle, All Saints, doorway
North Scarle, All Saints, doorway
North Scarle, All Saints, doorway

The round-arched door-head above the south doorway is something of a puzzle. Pevsner asserts that it cannot be Norman and suggests that it dates instead from the Elizabethan period.

October 2016

North Scarle, All Saints, doorway
North Willingham, St Thomas, doorway
North Willingham, St Thomas, doorway
North Willingham, St Thomas, doorway

The entrance to St Thomas's is through the west side of the tower. Both door and window above are fifteenth century, retained during the Victorian restoration.

July 2017

North Willingham, St Thomas, doorway
North Witham, St Mary, north doorway
North Witham, St Mary, north doorway
North Witham, St Mary, north doorway

The Norman north doorway with one order of shafts, one crocket and one waterleaf capital. The arch with one step and one slight chamfer.

Mark Acton, 2017

North Witham, St Mary, doorway
North Witham, St Mary, south doorway
North Witham, St Mary, south doorway
North Witham, St Mary, south doorway

The south doorway is much plainer than the north though from the same twelfth century period.

March 2017

North Witham, St Mary, south doorway
Old Somerby, St Mary Magdalen, Porch
Old Somerby, St Mary Magdalen, Porch
Old Somerby, St Mary Magdalen, Porch

"C13 opening, door has reset early ironwork hinges"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1261872 

DB 2 March 2020

Old Somerby, Saint Mary Magdalen, Church, porch
Pickworth, St Andrew, Porch, Door
Pickworth, St Andrew, Porch, Door
Pickworth, St Andrew, Porch, Door

"The doorway has C13 nook shafts and a C14 arch with hood mould and human mask stops.

The door is C14 and has decorated hinges and straps"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253286 

DB 2 March 2020

Pickworth, Saint Andrew, church, door
Quarrington, St Botolph, South Door
Quarrington, St Botolph, South Door
Quarrington, St Botolph, South Door

"Good, early C14 S door with many fine mouldings, foliate capitals, head stops, and at the top a boss of a man putting his tongue out.

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1360452  

There was originally a substantial south porch. The Church History states "If you look carefully you can see where a substantial porch was attached to the south wall. This is depicted in a drawing of 1805 and a watercolour of 1826"

DB 18 November 2019

Quarrington, Saint Botolph, church, door
Quarrington, St Botolph, South Door
Quarrington, St Botolph, South Door
Quarrington, St Botolph, South Door

Boss immediately above the south door.

A man sticking his tongue out to scare away evil. 

DB 18 November 2019

Quarrington, Saint Botolph, church
Riby, St Edmund, doorway
Riby, St Edmund, doorway
Riby, St Edmund, doorway

The outline of an early doorway retained in the north wall of the nave.

July 2014

 

Riby, St Edmund church, doorway
Rothwell, St Mary Magdalene, west doorway
Rothwell, St Mary Magdalene, west doorway
Rothwell, St Mary Magdalene, west doorway

The small doorway in the west face of the tower is typically Anglo-Saxon. It has plain chamfered imposts, a plain tympanum and a hoodmould - all heavily weathered.

April 2017

Rothwell, St Mary Magdalene, west doorway
Roughton, St Margaret, Tower
Roughton, St Margaret, Tower
Roughton, St Margaret, Tower

The blocked doorway on the north side of the tower. The wide range of materials used in the construction and modification of this church are apparent.

June 2013

Roughton, St Margaret church
Rowston, St Clement, south doorway
Rowston, St Clement, south doorway
Rowston, St Clement, south doorway

A doorway with early English decoration and a Victorian door.

Peter Grey Collection, 1968

Rowston, St Clement, doorway
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Doorway
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Doorway
Sapperton, St Nicholas, Doorway

The south doorway of St Nicholas’s church is Early English in style, from the 13th century.

Dogtooth decoration around the pointed arch remains crisp and clear.

April 2018

Sapperton, St Nicholas, doorway
Saxilby, St Botolph, Norman North Doorway
Saxilby, St Botolph, Norman North Doorway
Saxilby, St Botolph, Norman North Doorway

"North wall contains a C12 chamfered doorway with chamfered imposts"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359490 

DB 10 December 2018

Saxilby, Saint Botolph, church, north doorway
Scremby, St Peter & St Paul, doorway
Scremby, St Peter & St Paul, doorway
Scremby, St Peter & St Paul, doorway

The Georgian west doorway has a Gibbs-type ashlar surround with a simple frieze and pediment above.

September 2015

Scremby, St Peter & St Paul church, west doorway, Gibbs
South Thoresby, St Andrew, doorway
South Thoresby, St Andrew, doorway
South Thoresby, St Andrew, doorway

The doorway in the south wall of the tower has a Gibbs surround and pediment.

A Gibbs surround to a doorway, an eighteenth century design feature, consists of alternating larger and smaller blocks of stone.

September 2015

South Thoresby, St Andrew church, doorway, Gibbs surround
South Witham, St John Baptist, south doorway
South Witham, St John Baptist, south doorway
South Witham, St John Baptist, south doorway

The south doorway, which has heads and fleurons in the moulding, probably dates from the fifteenth century.

March 2017

South Witham, St John Baptist, south doorway
Stainfield, St Andrew, doorway
Stainfield, St Andrew, doorway
Stainfield, St Andrew, doorway

The doorway, midway along the south (actually west, because of the odd orientation of the building) has a fine open segmental pediment on brackets.

September 2015

Stainfield, St Andrew church, doorway
Stamford, St John Baptist
Stamford, St John Baptist
Stamford, St John Baptist

North west door - the usual entrance to the church.

September 2014

Stamford, St John Baptist church
Stow, St Mary, Doorway
Stow, St Mary, Doorway
Stow, St Mary, Doorway

The elaborate Norman south doorway dates to the mid-12th century.

It was restored in the 19th century.

Undated postcard

Stow, St Mary church, Norman doorway,
Stow, St Mary, Doorway
Stow, St Mary, Doorway
Stow, St Mary, Doorway

The south doorway has three orders of colonnettes and fine zig-zag decoration.

May 2018

Stow, St Mary, south doorway
Stow, St Mary, Saxon Doorway
Stow, St Mary, Saxon Doorway
Stow, St Mary, Saxon Doorway

This doorway in the north transept formed part of the original Saxon building, and may date from the late 10th century.

Originally, the doorway would have led to an aisle or chapel.

Undated postcard

Stow, St Mary church, Saxon doorway,
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, South Door
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, South Door
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, South Door

Transitional doorway with pointed arch but billet frieze.

DB 14 April 2018

Stragglethorpe, Church, Saint Michael, South Door
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway

The south doorway at St Edward's has typical Romanesque features.

December 2013

Sudbrooke, St Edward
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway
Sudbrooke, St Edward, doorway

Detail of the south doorway.

December 2013

Sudbrooke, St Edward
Syston, St Mary, South Door
Syston, St Mary, South Door
Syston, St Mary, South Door

"The south door has a restored Saxon lintel with standing figures of saints under an architectural arcade.

Above this is a 12th century tympanum".

https://www.lincstothepast.com/ST-MARY-S-CHURCH--SYSTON/1403452.record?pt=S 

DB 10 March 2018  


 

Syston, Saint Mary, South Door, Saxon, tympanum
Tallington, St Lawrence, Porch
Tallington, St Lawrence, Porch
Tallington, St Lawrence, Porch

"The inner door is mid C12 with side shafts, cushion capitals, plain tympanum and an arch with an order of chevron, roll moulding and crosses saltire to the hood.

The shaft bases also have chevron ornament.

The early door has overlapping planks with ledges to rear"

Many poppies for Remembrance Day and the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War 1. 

DB 17 November 2018

Tallington, Saint Laurence, Church, Porch, Door
Tealby, All Saints, Tower, West Door
Tealby, All Saints, Tower, West Door
Tealby, All Saints, Tower, West Door

"Small early C12 west doorway with large plain chamfered impost blocks.

C19 lintel inserted and semi-circular head.

Above, a round headed window of c1175 with small head inside apex with weathered, drooping leaves on either side and hoodmould"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063475 

DB 22 December 2019

Tealby, All Saints, church, door
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Doorway
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Doorway
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Doorway

The doorway leading from the south porch into the nave has an ogee head. Given the size and importance of the church, it is a modest affair.

June 2008

Theddlethorpe All Saints, doorway
Thornton le Moor, All Saints, Doorway
Thornton le Moor, All Saints, Doorway
Thornton le Moor, All Saints, Doorway

The doorway in the south side of the church is early twelfth century.

The capitals have scallop decoration and the the arch carries a band of zig-zag typical of the period.

August 2018

Thornton le Moor, All Saints, doorway, zig-zag
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, South doorway
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, South doorway
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, South doorway

View of south doorway, dated before 1200, inside a more recent porch. 

DB 21 February 2018 

Thurlby, Saint Germain, Church, Porch
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, South doorway
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, South doorway
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, South doorway

Mass dial visible next to the south doorway. The enclosing porch is of more recent date.

DB 21 February 2018 

Thurlby, mass dial
Timberland, St Andrew, Doorway
Timberland, St Andrew, Doorway
Timberland, St Andrew, Doorway

Door in south side of chancel, part of Goddard's nineteenth century restoration in Perpendicular style.

August 2013

Timberland, St Andrew church, doorway
Timberland, St Andrew, Doorway
Timberland, St Andrew, Doorway
Timberland, St Andrew, Doorway

A blocked doorway in the north wall of the nave. Like the tower it dates from the early thirteenth century.

April 2018

Timberland, St Andrew, north doorway
Trusthorpe, St Peter, Doorway
Trusthorpe, St Peter, Doorway
Trusthorpe, St Peter, Doorway

The doorway in the west face of the tower is 'debased Gothic' according to Pevsner.

September 2018

Trusthorpe, St Peter, doorway
Tydd St Mary, church, Doorway
Tydd St Mary, church, Doorway
Tydd St Mary, church, Doorway

‘West side [of the tower] with moulded arched C15 doorway with hood mould, worn label stops and brick relieving arch.

'Flanking the head are single arched and cusped ashlar niches containing single C20 carved figures. Single ashlar shields in cusped rectangles under.’

July 2019  

Tydd St Mary, doorway
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Priest's Door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Priest's Door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Priest's Door

Pevsner (in his Buildings of England: Lincolnshire) is intrigued by this doorway on the south side of the nave.

It apparently replaced a window, but why is it so ornate?

September 2013

Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, priest's door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, South Door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, South Door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, South Door

The south door into St Nicholas's church has one order of colonnettes with bossy leaf capitals and fine moulding in the arch.

The panelled door - with small wicket - is 17th century.

September 2013

Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, South Door
Walesby, All Saints, North Aisle, Doorway
Walesby, All Saints, North Aisle, Doorway
Walesby, All Saints, North Aisle, Doorway

North aisle of c1300 has blocked roundheaded doorway to east.

DB 22 December 2019

Walesby, All Saints, Church, doorway
Welton, St Mary, door
Welton, St Mary, door
Welton, St Mary, door

There is an agee arch over the small priest's door, all dating from the Victorian restoration of thwe church.

May 2016

Welton, St Mary church, door
West Ashby, All Saints, South Doorway
West Ashby, All Saints, South Doorway
West Ashby, All Saints, South Doorway

The doorway from the south porch is Early Norman in origin, though restored.

September 2018

West Ashby, All Saints, doorway
West Halton, St Etheldreda, doorway
West Halton, St Etheldreda, doorway
West Halton, St Etheldreda, doorway

The south doorway dates from the re-build of the 1690s.

August 2015

West Halton, St Etheldreda church, doorway
Whaplode, St Mary, Doorway
Whaplode, St Mary, Doorway
Whaplode, St Mary, Doorway

Surrounding the east doorway to the tower is a blind arcade consisting of '5 pointed, chevroned arches supported on moulded capitals with shafts and moulded bases.’

August 2010

Whaplode, St Mary, doorway
Wilsthorpe, St Faith, west door
Wilsthorpe, St Faith, west door
Wilsthorpe, St Faith, west door

The doorway on the west front carries a segmented pediment. There is a sexfoil window above.

September 2014

Wilsthorpe, St Faith, west door
Wroot, St Pancras, doorway
Wroot, St Pancras, doorway
Wroot, St Pancras, doorway

St Pancras's church stands in an exposed position and the limestone of the doorway surround has been eroded by wind and rain.

August 2015

Wroot, St Pancras church, doorway
Yarburgh, St John Baptist, doorway
Yarburgh, St John Baptist, doorway
Yarburgh, St John Baptist, doorway

The doorway created from limestone in the west face of the tower is in strong contrast to the ironstone.

June 2015

Yarburgh, St John Baptist church, doorway