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Kelstern
 
Kelstern Hall
Kelstern Hall
Kelstern Hall

This is a seventeenth century house re-faced in brick in the nineteenth century.

It was owned in succession by the Mussenden family, the Cliffords, the Souths and the Hildreds.

More details about this house and its owners can be found in T R Leach's book, 'Lincolnshire Country Houses and their Families: Part 2', published by SLHA.  Buy a copy.

Kelstern, Hall, Mussenden, Clifford, South, Hildred
Kelstern, St Faith
Kelstern, St Faith
Kelstern, St Faith

Attractively sited on a low hill overlooking Kelstern Hall, St Faith’s has a Perpendicular tower, chancel arch and nave south windows.

The chancel was rebuilt in 1886-7. There is a good alabaster monument to Elizabeth Smith who died in 1604.

Locked with no sign of how to gain entry.

Mark Acton, 2014

Kelstern, St Faith church, Elizabeth Smith
Kelstern, St Faith
Kelstern, St Faith
Kelstern, St Faith

The chancel was of St Faith's church was rebuilt in 1886-7.

Three stained glass windows were designed by Sir Ninian Comper in memory of members of the Sleight family.

June 2014

Kelstern, St Faith church
Kelstern, St Faith
Kelstern, St Faith
Kelstern, St Faith

St Faith's is constructed from ironstone, greenstone and limestone and has a cement rendered tower.

June 2014

Kelstern, St Faith church
Kelstern, St Faith, grotesque
Kelstern, St Faith, grotesque
Kelstern, St Faith, grotesque
Kelstern, St Faith church, grotesque
Kelstern, St Faith, label stop
Kelstern, St Faith, label stop
Kelstern, St Faith, label stop
Kelstern, St Faith church, label stop
Kelstern, St Faith, window
Kelstern, St Faith, window
Kelstern, St Faith, window

This window on the north side of the nave has reticulated tracery of the Decorated period, in contrast to the Perpendicular style of the windows on the south side.

June 2014

Kelstern, St Faith church window