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Normanton, Pump & Milestone
Normanton, Pump & Milestone
Normanton, Pump & Milestone

Inscription reads :-

"From Lincoln 18 miles, From Grantham 7 miles, From London 117 miles"

Early C19. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Pump, Milestone
Normanton, Pump & Milestone
Normanton, Pump & Milestone
Normanton, Pump & Milestone

Detail of the iron pull handle. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Pump, Milestone
Normanton, Pump (?)
Normanton, Pump (?)
Normanton, Pump (?)

Located on west side of Main Street on southern edge of the village. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Pump
Normanton, St Nicholas
Normanton, St Nicholas
Normanton, St Nicholas

A small church in a small stone village; the church of St. Nicholas in Normanton has transitional and Early English arcades, embattled Perpendicular clerestory and a 17c pulpit.

It is now cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust.


Mark Acton, 2007

Normanton, St Nicholas, church, Churches Conservation Trust,
Normanton, St Nicholas
Normanton, St Nicholas
Normanton, St Nicholas

"Parish Church now vested in Redundant Churches Fund. C11, C12, C13, C14, C15 and alterations and additions of 1845"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1146921 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church
Normanton, St Nicholas, Benefaction
Normanton, St Nicholas, Benefaction
Normanton, St Nicholas, Benefaction

Money bequeathed by Captain Lewis Gwin and another "to be given in coals to the poor of Normanton".

DB 26 March 2018 

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, Captain Lewis Gwin, Coals
Normanton, St Nicholas, Chest
Normanton, St Nicholas, Chest
Normanton, St Nicholas, Chest

Medieval chest used to store parish records. Would originally have had 3 locks, with keys held by the churchwardens, so could not have been open by any single individual.

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, Chest
Normanton, St Nicholas, Font
Normanton, St Nicholas, Font
Normanton, St Nicholas, Font

Plain font dating from C12. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, Font
Normanton, St Nicholas, Interior
Normanton, St Nicholas, Interior
Normanton, St Nicholas, Interior

The south aisle was built in C12 and its columns are topped by "waterleaf" capitals. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, waterleaf, capital
Normanton, St Nicholas, Mass Dial
Normanton, St Nicholas, Mass Dial
Normanton, St Nicholas, Mass Dial

Located on the church wall west of the porch. 

DB 26 March 2018 

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, Mass Dial
Normanton, St Nicholas, Royal Arms
Normanton, St Nicholas, Royal Arms
Normanton, St Nicholas, Royal Arms

Royal Arms of George IV 1820 - 1830 hangs above the west tower arch. 

DB 26 March 2018 

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, Royal Arms
Normanton, St Nicholas, War Memorials
Normanton, St Nicholas, War Memorials
Normanton, St Nicholas, War Memorials

Memorials commemorating those who died in World War 1 & 2. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, War Memorial