Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-
"The church of St. Wilfrid is a large building of stone in the Norman and Gothic styles of the 13th and 16th centuries, consisting of chancel, nave with clerestory, aisles, south porch, and an embattled western tower, chiefly of Norman date, with four pinnacles and containing 8 bells:
there are mural tablets to Sir Thomas Skipwith bart. serjeant-at-law, ob. June, 1694, and Elizabeth Lathom his wife, ob. 1674, and Sir Thomas Skipwith bart. their son, ob. 1710, all of whom were buried at Upminster, Essex; the "tablet was. erected by Sir George Bridges Skipwith, last bart. died in June, 1756; the other tablet, erected "by Mrs. Isabella Pitt, is to Mrs. Lucy Skipwith, daughter of sir Thomas Skipwith, died 1763 :
the old church was burnt down in 1599 and restored in 1603, when. the clerestory and battlements of the nave and tower were added and new piers furnished to the arcades of the nave:
the nave was restored in 1858-9 and the church reseated in 1867; in 1870 the north aisle was rebuilt, and druring 1895-6 a sum of £500 was spent upon a new organ chamber and the restoration of the chancel :
in 1908 a new screen, pulpit and choir stalls, all of carved oak, were erected, at a cost of £400, under the direction of Mr. H. Bailey, architect, of. London, the total cost of all these restorations amounting to £1,953:
there are sittings for 450 persons"
DB 1 June 2020