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North Kelsey
 
North Kelsey, carnival
North Kelsey, carnival
North Kelsey, carnival
North Kelsey, carnival
North Kelsey, street scene
North Kelsey, street scene
North Kelsey, street scene

North Kelsey is a village of some 900 people 4 miles west of Caistor.

It has an Anglican church and a Methodist chapel.

Its railway station, out at North Kelsey Moor, closed in 1965.

undated postcard

North Kelsey, North Kelsey Moor
North Kelsey, Methodist Chapel
North Kelsey, Methodist Chapel
North Kelsey, Methodist Chapel

The first Wesleyan Methodist chapel in North Kelsey was built in 1796, the second in 1848.

This in turn was replaced by the present building in Chapel Street in 1897.

May 2016

North Kelsey, Methodist chapel
North Kelsey, Methodist Chapel, organ
North Kelsey, Methodist Chapel, organ
North Kelsey, Methodist Chapel, organ

North Kelsey Methodist chapel has a small pipe organ with attractively decorated pipes.

May 2016

North Kelsey, Methodist chapel, organ
North Kelsey, St Nicholas
North Kelsey, St Nicholas
North Kelsey, St Nicholas

The short tower built of friable ironstone has pairs of thirteenth century bell-openings.

May 2016

North Kelsey, St Nicholas
North Kelsey, St Nicholas
North Kelsey, St Nicholas
North Kelsey, St Nicholas

Much of the church of St Nicholas was rebuilt in 1869 by William White.

May 2016

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, William White
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, coffin lid
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, coffin lid
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, coffin lid

This coffin lid with its foliated cross, which lies in the chancel of the church, probably dates from the mid thirteenth century.

May 2016

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, coffin lid
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, font
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, font
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, font

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, font
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, interior
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, interior
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, interior

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, interior
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, legacy board
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, legacy board
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, legacy board

A board recording the legacy of Anna Tesh of Caistor, a sum of £200 in 1834.

May 2016

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, legacy board, Anna Tesh
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, Norman slab
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, Norman slab
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, Norman slab

This Norman slab with closely set horizontal zig-zag is in the south wall of the nave.

It is possibly a grave slab.

May 2016

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, Norman slab
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, pier
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, pier
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, pier

The north arcade has piers constructed in pink marble.

They date from the 1869 reconstruction.

May 2016

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, pier
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, tower
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, tower
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, tower

The short tower built of friable ironstone has pairs of thirteenth century bell-openings.

May 2016



North Kelsey, St Nicholas, tower