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St German, Scothern, Lincolnshire

(53°17′0″N, 0°27′7″W)
TF 033 774
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Lincolnshire
now Lincolnshire
medieval St German
now St German
  • Thomas E. Russo
  • Thomas E. Russo
16 March 1994

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Feature Sets

Scothern is a village in the West Lindsey district of the county, 5 miles NE of the centre of Lincoln. The church stands in the cetre of the bvillage on the S side of the main street. It has a late-medieval W tower, a nave of 1861 and a chancel rebuilt in 1904, replacing an 18thc. chancel. There was a restoration in 1876 by Kirke of Sleaford. Romanesque sculpture is found in the chancel arch.


The main Lords and Tenants-in Chief in 1086 were Peterborough Abbey with 5½ carucates in Scothern and Holme and Sudbrooke, and Kolsveinn of Lincoln, who held a total of 5 carucates and 1½ bovates in 3 separate holdings. Smaller tenants were Ilbert de Lacy (7 bovates), Norman d'Arcy (9 bovates) and Ranulph de Saint-Valery (2½ bovates).


Interior Features


Chancel arch/Apse arches

Historic England Listed Building. English Heritage Legacy ID: 196935

Lincolnshire Historic Environment Record MLI53113

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, Harmondsworth 1990, 627.