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Stubton, Rectory
Stubton, Rectory
Stubton, Rectory

Former rectory now a private house.

Pevsner states "1857 by David Brandon". 

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Stubton, Rectory, David Brandon
Stubton, School
Stubton, School
Stubton, School

Stone from Subton School re-sited in the churchyard wall.

Kelley's Directory of Lincolnshire 1876 states that Miss Birch was mistress of the National School. 

"G.N." is presumably George Nevil J.P. of Stubton Hall

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Stubton, School, George Nevil
Stubton, Sir Robert Heron Monument
Stubton, Sir Robert Heron Monument
Stubton, Sir Robert Heron Monument

On a mound just outside the churchyard wall.

The inscription is weathered but part of it reads :-

"SIR ROBERT HERON BART

THE LAST OF HIS FAMILY"

Died 1854. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Robert_Heron,_2nd_Baronet 

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Stubton, Monument, Sir Robert Heron
Stubton, St Martin
Stubton, St Martin
Stubton, St Martin

The church of St Martin in Stubton was built on a new site between 1799 and 1800, supposedly because its medieval predecessor was too near the Hall.

The unsympathetic rock-faced chancel was added in 1869 when the nave windows were Gothicised and the Georgian character of the interior removed.

Mark Acton, 2016

Stubton, St Martin
Stubton, St Martin
Stubton, St Martin
Stubton, St Martin

"Ashlar west tower of 1799 with moulded plinth, 2 stages with flat stone string course"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1360092 

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Stubton, St Martin, Church
Stubton, St Martin
Stubton, St Martin
Stubton, St Martin

Church viewed from Brandon Road to the north.

Rectangular vestry visible to the west of the tower. 

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Stubton, St Martin, Church
Stubton, St Martin, Chancel
Stubton, St Martin, Chancel
Stubton, St Martin, Chancel

Chancel was rebuilt 1869 in memory of William Seymour Hampson. 

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Stubton, St Martin, Church, Chancel, William Seymour Hampson
Stubton, St Martin, Chancel, East Window
Stubton, St Martin, Chancel, East Window
Stubton, St Martin, Chancel, East Window

The chancel was rebuilt 1869 and the stained glass is of this date.

In memory of William Hampson who died June 8th 1868. 

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Stubton, St Martin, Church, Stained Glass, William Hampson
Stubton, St Martin, Font
Stubton, St Martin, Font
Stubton, St Martin, Font
Stubton, St Martin, Church, Font
Stubton, St Martin, Gallery & Organ
Stubton, St Martin, Gallery & Organ
Stubton, St Martin, Gallery & Organ

Gallery at west end with organ by Cousans, Sons & Co.

http://www.cousansorgans.co.uk/history.html 

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Stubton, St Martin, Church, Gallery, Organ
Stubton, St Martin, Graveyard
Stubton, St Martin, Graveyard
Stubton, St Martin, Graveyard

Unusual columnar gravestone dated 1801.

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Stubton, St Martin, Church, gravestone
Stubton, St Martin, Interior
Stubton, St Martin, Interior
Stubton, St Martin, Interior

Interior view from the gallery looking east,

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Stubton, St Martin, Church
Stubton, St Martin, Interior
Stubton, St Martin, Interior
Stubton, St Martin, Interior

Interior view looking west.

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Stubton, St Martin, Church
Stubton, St Martin, Plaque
Stubton, St Martin, Plaque
Stubton, St Martin, Plaque

Metal plaque external south nave wall stating :-

"THIS CHURCH WAS ERECTED

IN THE YEAR 1799 BY

ROBERT HERON" 

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Stubton, St Martin, Church, plaque, Robert Heron
Stubton, St Martin, Pulpit
Stubton, St Martin, Pulpit
Stubton, St Martin, Pulpit
Stubton, St Martin, Church, pulpit