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Walcot by Folkingham
 
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas

St Nicholas’ is externally 14th century, while the beautiful interior has features dating from the 12th to the 15th centuries.

The churchyard has a magnificent weeping beech tree (not shown here).

September 2013

Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas church
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas

The tall, crocketed  broach spire of St Nichsolas's church makes a fine landmark in the surrounding countryside.

September 2013

Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas church
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Bench End
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Bench End
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Bench End

Bench ends in the church are straight headed with crudely cut tracery motifs and, in this instance, a tree.

September 2013

Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, bench end
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Priest's Door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Priest's Door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, Priest's Door

Pevsner (in his Buildings of England: Lincolnshire) is intrigued by this doorway on the south side of the nave.

It apparently replaced a window, but why is it so ornate?

September 2013

Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, priest's door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, South Door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, South Door
Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, South Door

The south door into St Nicholas's church has one order of colonnettes with bossy leaf capitals and fine moulding in the arch.

The panelled door - with small wicket - is 17th century.

September 2013

Walcot by Folkingham, St Nicholas, South Door