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Bardney, St Francis RC Church
Bardney, St Francis RC Church
Bardney, St Francis RC Church

In 1945, an agricultural hut in Bardney was converted for temporary use as a church.

This building was never replaced, and is still the village’s Roman Catholic Church.

At one time, St Francis’s served many Irish seasonal workers employed at the nearby sugar beet factory.

April 2011

Bardney, St Francis Roman Catholic Church
Cleethorpes, Corpus Christi Catholic Church
Cleethorpes, Corpus Christi Catholic Church
Cleethorpes, Corpus Christi Catholic Church

Corpus Christi church was built in 1995 to replace the original 1930s church which had to be demolished owing to the poor foundation on which it had been built.

June 2017

Cleethorpes, Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church
Corby Glen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, High Street
Corby Glen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, High Street
Corby Glen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, High Street

"Roman Catholic Church. 1855-6. In c.1300 style"

"The Catholic Church was moved from the Irnham Estate to Corby when the Cliffords, a Catholic family, sold the Estate to the Protestant Woodhouses in mid C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062853 

DB 22 March 2019 

Corby Glen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Corby Glen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, High Street
Corby Glen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, High Street
Corby Glen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, High Street

Chapel closed in 2012 and was being offered for sale with an asking price of £150,000 Freehold.

"Constructed circa 1857 and designed by architects Weightman, Hadfield & Goldi of Sheffield"

https://media.onthemarket.com/properties/785042/doc_1_140.pdf 

The graveyard still remains in use. 

DB 22 March 2019 

Corby Glen, Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church

Pevsner comments that :-

"ST MARY (R.C.), North Parade.

Little more than the façade of E.J.Willson's building of 1832 survives.

Classical, ashlar-faced.

A kind of tower almost completely engaged by the nave walls.

Bell-turret with circular bell-openings and cupola.

The rest is enveloped by extensions and re-ordering by Gerard Goalen, 1966.

The altar, now facing N, is set in a big canted apse with large arched windows high up.

The chancel of the old church has become the baptistery.

To the s a much less fortunate flat-roofed entrance lobby linking the church to the C 18 presbytery"

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church

Looking north towards the altar.

Pevsner comments that :- 

"The altar, now facing N, is set in a big canted apse with large arched windows high up." 

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church

Looking west towards the baptistery.

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church

Looking east towards the organ.

"Evidence suggests that the altar originally faced east (the entrance end) but that this was reversed after refurbishment in 1884 and the addition of a western apse.

The next major change came in 1964-5 when Gerard Goalen removed the north wall and extended in that direction, turning the focus of the church through ninety degrees with the altar on the north side"

http://taking-stock.org.uk/Home/Dioceses/Diocese-of-Nottingham/Grantham-St-Mary-the-Immaculate 

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church

More detailed view of the altar and sanctuary.

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church

More detailed view of the baptistery now located in the western apse.

The apse was added in 1884 to house the altar but in 1964-5 Gerard Goalen removed the north wall and extended in that direction, turning the focus of the church through ninety degrees with the altar on the north side"

http://taking-stock.org.uk/Home/Dioceses/Diocese-of-Nottingham/Grantham-St-Mary-the-Immaculate 

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church

South facing stained glass window directly opposite the altar.

Depicts the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School

The school is physically linked to the presbytery and church.

"A school was built in 1833 and rebuilt in 1859. The school was relocated to a more distant site in 1928"

http://taking-stock.org.uk/Home/Dioceses/Diocese-of-Nottingham/Grantham-St-Mary-the-Immaculate 

The entrance to St Mary's Hall 1887 is to the left in this image. 

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School

The school was built in 1833.

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School

School rebuilt in 1859.

DB 9 March 2019

Grantham, St Mary the Immaculate, Roman Catholic Church School
Grimsby, St Mary at Sea, Roman Catholic Church
Grimsby, St Mary at Sea, Roman Catholic Church
Grimsby, St Mary at Sea, Roman Catholic Church

This is the Roman Catholic Parish Church of Grimsby; it is situated on the corner of Heneage Road and Wellington Street.

The church was designed by Matthew Hadfield and opened in 1883

June 2017

Grimsby, St Mary at Sea R C church, Matthew Hadfield
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue

"A handsome brick church in the modern Romanesque style, serving a post-war housing estate.

The broad west tower is a local landmark.

This is one of a large number of churches built in the Diocese in the post-war years by Reynolds & Scott"

http://taking-stock.org.uk/Home/Dioceses/Diocese-of-Nottingham/Grimsby-St-Pius-X 

Closed November 2016, following a reorganisation of catholic churches in the area, and sold to the City Church for £352,000.

https://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/news/grimsby-news/grimsbys-st-pius-x-church-354971 

DB 2 March 2019

Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue, Reynolds & Scott, City Church
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue

Statue of St Pius X on the tower.

"Pope Pius X (Italian: Pio), born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto (2 June 1835 – 20 August 1914), was head of the Catholic Church from August 1903 to his death in 1914.

Pius X is known for vigorously opposing modernist interpretations of Catholic doctrine, promoting liturgical reforms and orthodox theology.

He directed the production of the 1917 Code of Canon Law, the first comprehensive and systemic work of its kind"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Pius_X 

DB 2 March 2019

Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue, Reynolds & Scott, City Church
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue
Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue

"The church was built to serve a new housing estate, on land given by Sir Alec Black, a Grimsby ship owner who died in 1942.

Development did not start until May 1955 (the foundation stone was laid by Bishop Ellis in November of that year)"

"It was built to seat 380, from designs by Reynolds & Scott.

Wilkinson & Houghton of Cleethorpes were the builders and the cost was about £17,000"

http://taking-stock.org.uk/Home/Dioceses/Diocese-of-Nottingham/Grimsby-St-Pius-X 

Closed in November 2016 the building is now home to the City Church.

DB 2 March 2019

Grimsby, St Pius X Church, Chelmsford Avenue, Reynolds & Scott, City Church
Hainton, Roman Catholic Chapel
Hainton, Roman Catholic Chapel
Hainton, Roman Catholic Chapel

The Roman Catholic Chapel of St Francis de Sales at Hainton was built of yellow brick in 1836 to a design by E. J. Willson for Frances, wife of George Fieschi Heneage.

Willson's tomb is in the graveyard at the parish church of St Mary nearby.

Mark Acton, 2015

Hainton, Roman Catholic chapel. St FRancis de Sales, George Fieschi Heneage, E J Willson
Lincoln, Our Lady of Lincoln R C Church
Lincoln, Our Lady of Lincoln R C Church
Lincoln, Our Lady of Lincoln R C Church

This Catholic church was built in the Ermine Estate on Caborne Avenue in 1963-64 by Reynolds and Scott*.

October 2010

* F M Reynolds and William Scott were ecclesiastical architects based in Manchester in the immediate post war years. They also designed St Peter and St Paul RC Church in Boultham, Lincoln

Chapels, Ermine Our Lady Catholic Church, Reynolds and Scott
Lincoln, St Peter & St Paul, R C Church
Lincoln, St Peter & St Paul, R C Church
Lincoln, St Peter & St Paul, R C Church

"The Church was consecrated by Bishop Ellis on 12th September 1968.

It had cost £80,000.

The consecration was attended by Archbishop Igino Cardinale and was the first time that an apostolic delegate had visited the city since the Middle Ages"

http://www.sspp-church.org.uk/parish-history/ 

DB 23 April 2018

Church, Saints Peter & Paul, Roman Catholic, Bishop Ellis, Archbishop Igino Cardinale
Luddington, Roman Catholic Chapel
Luddington, Roman Catholic Chapel
Luddington, Roman Catholic Chapel

The church was built in 1877 to serve the population of poor and mainly Irish agricultural workers who arrived in the Isle of Axholme in the wake of the potato famine in the 1840s.

It was dedicated to St Joseph and St Dymphna by the Norbertines, who had established themselves at nearby Crowle in 1872.

Luddington, Roman Catholic, St Joseph, St Dymphna, Irish
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Church
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Church
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Church

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"The Catholic church, dedicated to the Holy Rood, was built in 1824, and is an edifice of brick, enlarged in I869 by adding aisles and tower:

there are several stained windows, two of which are memorials to the late Mrs. Drakes and the late Rev. Algernon Moore:

the mission here was established in 1780"

DB 8 April 2019

Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Church
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Church
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Church
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Church

Statue on south front of west tower.

DB 8 April 2019

Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Church
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Presbytery
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Presbytery
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Presbytery

Presbytery adjacent to the church.

DB 8 April 2019

Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic Presbytery
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic School
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic School
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, Roman Catholic School
Market Rasen, Holy Rood, School
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East

Scunthorpe's first court house. 

"Former court house, now Ukranian Catholic church. 1895. Designed by the County Surveyor, James Thropp"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253136 

The building is standing empty awaiting sale.

DB 19 February 2019 

Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East, Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Holy Cross
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"The court house and police station was built at a cost of £6,000, and here the petty sessions are held"

"Converted into Scunthorpe Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Holy Cross in 1983"

http://northlincsmuseumimagearchive.org.uk/frontend.php?keywords=Ref_No_increment;EQUALS;s07237&pos=2&action=zoom 

The building is standing empty awaiting sale. 

DB 19 February 2019

Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East, Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Holy Cross
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East
Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East

Building is now standing empty awaiting sale.

Estate Agents particulars mention a price of £137,000 and state

"Now separated from the rest of the town centre by Brigg Road, High Street East, formerly known as Station Road, was once at the heart of Scunthorpe.

The former Court House and Police Station (1895) and Lock Up (1865) have now changed uses over the years and the former Court House is now the Ukrainian Catholic Church (Listed Building, Grade 2)"

http://www.bellwatson.co.uk/fulldetails.vbhtml?property-for-sale&com14004&high-street-east_scunthorpe_dn156uh 

DB 19 February 2019 

Scunthorpe, Court House, High Street East, Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Holy Cross
Scunthorpe, Holy Souls Church, Frodingham Road
Scunthorpe, Holy Souls Church, Frodingham Road
Scunthorpe, Holy Souls Church, Frodingham Road

The Roman Catholic church was opened by Bishop Brindle on 2nd December 1911.

"Messrs Kirby and Son (Liverpool) are the architects, the builder is Mr J. Klauke, of Crosby, and Mr Ted Leaf, Scunthorpe, has been entrusted with the painting and decorating.

The building reflects the highest credit on all concerned, and has cost £2,000"

http://www.holysoulsscunthorpe.co.uk/history.aspx 

DB 19 February 2019 

Scunthorpe, Holy Souls Church, Frodingham Road, Roman Catholic, Kirby and Son
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1889 states :-

"Here is a Catholic school-chapel, erected in 1882, dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, and affording 100 sittings.

The erection of a new church, dedicated to Our Lady of Victories, is about to be undertaken"

In fact the new church was dedicated to Our Lady of Good Counsel and the 1919 Directory reports :-

"The Catholic Church, erected in 1889 at a cost of nearly £1,500 and dedicated to Our Lady of Good Counsel, is an edifice of brick, with Ancaster stone dressings, in the Gothic style, and will seat 300 people"

DB 23 February 2019

Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church

Statue of Our Lady on the south front of the church facing Jermyn Street.

DB 23 February 2019

Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church

A foundation stone relating to the present church opened in June 1889.

"This stone was blessed and laid by the Rev Father Hermann Joseph Sabela the Founder of this Mission On Sept 14th 1888"

Another foundation stone, not pictured, relates to the original church and school :-

"This stone was blessed and laid by the Right Rev Edward G. Bagshawe Third Bishop of Nottingham on November 24 1881" 

DB 23 February 2019

Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church

A view of the nave looking north towards the sanctuary.

DB 23 February 2019

Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church

Nave looking south towards the main entrance.

DB 23 February 2019

Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church

Detail of the reredos, behind the altar, dating from 1882 when the church was first opened.

DB 23 February 2019

Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church
Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Roman Catholic Church

Portable font dating from 1998.

DB 23 February 2019

Sleaford, Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church, font
West Rasen, Heritage Centre
West Rasen, Heritage Centre
West Rasen, Heritage Centre

This building has an unusual history. It was built as a school in 1872 and was closed in 1908.

It then served as a chapel of the Roman Catholic Church with the name Our Lady of the Rosary.

Early in the present century it was refurbished as the village hall and heritage centre.

August 2018

West Rasen, Primary School, Roman Catholic chapel, village ahll, heritage centre
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"There is a Catholic chapel, erected in 1896 and dedicated to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and St. Peter, and will seat about 200"

DB 26 January 2019

Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church, Cromwell Avenue
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church

"The church was badly damaged in 1943 and had to be restored by local contractors.

The parish hall was blessed and opened in 2000.

Between 1959 and 1994, the parish was served by a conventual branch of the Franciscan Order, but has now returned to the diocesan clergy"

http://www.dioceseofnottingham.uk/parishes/our-lady-and-st-peter-woodhall-spa 

DB 26 January 2019

Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church, Cromwell Avenue
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church
Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church

Foundation stone dated 1896.

"Father Peter Sabela from Grantham said the first Mass at the new town in 1895.

The Church also obtained the building site in 1895 and laid the foundation stone for the church building the following year, its first dedication being to Father Sabela's own patron saint, S. Peter.

When Woodhall was given her own priest in 1900 and so achieved independence, the dedication to Our Lady was added"

http://www.dioceseofnottingham.uk/parishes/our-lady-and-st-peter-woodhall-spa 

DB 26 January 2019

Woodhall Spa, Our Lady & St Peter, Roman Catholic Church, Cromwell Avenue, Sabela