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Nettleton, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Nettleton, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Nettleton, Primitive Methodist Chapel

The former Primitive Methodist Chapel in Church Street, Nettleton was built about 1860 and was still in use in the 1950s.

Originally there were four bays. The porch is still there behind the chapel.

Pearl Wheatley, 2012

Nettleton, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Nettleton, St John the Baptist
Nettleton, St John the Baptist
Nettleton, St John the Baptist

The church tower is Saxo-Norman with a fifteenth century belfry.

April 2017

Nettleton, St John the Baptist church
Nettleton, St John the Baptist
Nettleton, St John the Baptist
Nettleton, St John the Baptist

The nave and chancel were rebuilt in 1874 by James Fowler of Louth.

April 2017

Nettleton, St John the Baptist church, James Fowler
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, chancel ceiling
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, chancel ceiling
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, chancel ceiling

The chancel ceiling, part of the Fowler remodelling of 1874, is decorated with golden stars (not fleurs-de-Lys as asserted by Pevsner).

April 2017

Nettleton, St John the Baptist church, chancel ceiling
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, font
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, font
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, font

A relatively modern font (contemporary with the 1874 Fowler work?) with painted decoration.

April 2017

Nettleton, St John the Baptist church, font
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, royal arms
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, royal arms
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, royal arms

The cast metal Royal Arms are mid-Victorian.

April 2017

Nettleton, St John the Baptist church, royal arms
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, tower arch
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, tower arch
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, tower arch

The arch at the west end of the nave leading to the base of the tower dates from the Norman period, though restored by Fowler.

April 2017

Nettleton, St John the Baptist church, tower arch
Nettleton, Street Scene
Nettleton, Street Scene
Nettleton, Street Scene

Nettleton lies less than a mile from Caistor.

Much ironstone mining took place in the surrounding countryside.

undated postcard

Nettleton, street scene
Nettleton, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Nettleton, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Nettleton, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

The Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Church Street, Nettleton was built 1848 with a Sunday School at the rear built in 1912.

Pearl Wheatley, 2012

Nettleton, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel