Haceby, St Barbara's Church
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
One historic episode relating to the church has been preserved; a 14th century vicar so annoyed some locals with his preaching that he was set upon and beaten during a service.
The church dates to at least the Norman period; the base of the tower dates to this period, as does the chancel arch. The chancel is in Early English in style, with a Jacobean east window.
The major historic feature of the interior can be found above the chancel arch. Here you will see a royal coat of arms to Queen Anne, painted over a medieval depiction of the Harrowing of Hell. The church is no longer used for regular worship and is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.
About Haceby, St Barbara's Church
Address: Haceby, Lincolnshire, England, NG34 0EG
Attraction Type: Historic Church
Location: On a minor road 8 miles east of Grantham, signposted off the A52
Website: Haceby, St Barbara's Church
Churches Conservation Trust
Photo Credit: Richard Croft, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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