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Wickenby, Free Methodist Chapel
Wickenby, Free Methodist Chapel
Wickenby, Free Methodist Chapel

This chapel for the Free Methodists (later United Methodists) was opened in May 1878 and the last service held in December 1967.

It was sold for youth drama work in 1970 and is now the Broadbent Theatre, home of the Lindsey Rural Players.

April 2017

Wickenby, Free methodist Chapel, Broadbent Theatre
Wickenby, Methodist Chapel
Wickenby, Methodist Chapel
Wickenby, Methodist Chapel

Wickenby’s former Free United Methodist Chapel was built about 1877. A modern porch has been added.

Pearl Wheatley, 2011

Wickenby, Free methodist chapel, Broadbent theatre
Wickenby, Old School
Wickenby, Old School
Wickenby, Old School

Originally built in 1842 and rebuilt in 1879, the school served the villages of Wickenby and Snelland. The school closed in April 1971.

Photograph taken 1969, by T R Leach

Wickenby, Primary School
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence

G G Scott restored the church in 1878, and added the west tower.

There is a fine 13th century arcade, and windows in 14th and 15th century styles.

Other features are the 15th century screen and a 19th century reredos.

May 2008

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, G G Scott
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"The church SS. Peter and Lawrence is an ancient building of stone in the Late Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, south aisle, south porch and a western tower containing 3 bells:

the church was restored in 1878, at a cost of £3,084 when the tower was added:

the stained east window is a memorial to the Rev. Henry Nevile, rector from 1863, and was placed by his widow Charlotte Nevile, and there are others to his brother the Rev. Christopher Nevile, rector from 1830, and to the Rev. James EIletson Bigland M. A. rector 1878-89: 

the church was re seated in 1896:

the chancel was re seated in 1903, and an oak screen built in the tower in 1914:

there are 100 sittings"

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Chancel
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Chancel
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Chancel

"C19 carved and painted wooden reredos in the chancel"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359477 

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church, altar
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Chancel, East Window
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Chancel, East Window
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Chancel, East Window

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"the stained east window is a memorial to the Rev. Henry Nevile, rector from 1863, and was placed by his widow Charlotte Nevile"

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church, stained glass
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave

Looking west towards the tower arch.

"Late C13 3 bay south arcade has double chamfered arches, octagonal piers and capitals.

The C19 tower arch has 3 chamfered arches and octagonal responds"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359477

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church, nave
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave

Looking east towards the chancel. 

"The nave and chancel are structurally undifferentiated, but there is a reassembled C15 screen of 4 lights to either side of the central opening which is surmounted by a cusped ogee arch.

The heads of the lights are cusped with mouchettes"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359477 

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church, nave
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave, Organ
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave, Organ
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, Nave, Organ

Maker's plate reads :-

"CUTHBERT ORGAN BUILDER HULL" 

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church, organ, CUTHBERT
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle

"The south aisle has a C14 piscina"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359477 

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church, south aisle
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font

"C14 octagonal font bowl set on a later base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359477 

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church, font
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Monument
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Monument
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Monument

"In the east wall of the south aisle is set a brass to Henry Millner d,1635, showing a corpse in a winding sheet with arms above and surrounded by an elaborate frame bearing guilloche decoration with cornice"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359477 

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church