Hackthorn: St Michael

Hackthorn: St Michael
Record Type:
Church code:
Stow and Lindsey
Hackthorn with Cold Hanworth

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade II* Listed Building
View more information about this Listed Building on the National Heritage List for England web site
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is not in a Conservation Area

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Heritage at Risk Register

Approximate Date

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Exterior Image

Exterior image of 621330  St Michael, Hackthorn
Exterior image of 621330 St Michael, Hackthorn
Photograph of the exterior of St Michael, Hackthorn
Year / Date:
2008, May 08
Richard Croft
Richard Croft

Summary Description

Hackthorn is a village and civil parish in West Lindsey, combined with Cold Hanworth to form the Parish Council of Hackthorn and Cold Hanworth. It is situated approximately 6 miles north from Lincoln, and 1 mile east from the A15. The church (Grade II* 1985) is of Saxon origins and mentioned in Doomsday. From the C12 onwards this formed the focus for a religious community. Following the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1539 the land was granted to the Duke of Suffolk who sold much of it to the Grantham family in 1540. In 1805 the church was considered too big for the parish and under the direction of John Cracroft it was modernised and reduced in size, becoming part of the new landscape scheme. The church comprises chancel, nave, north aisle with diminutive clerestory, north porch and vestry.

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

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Sources and Further Information

Dave Hitchborne (2004, May 25) Interior image of 621330 St Michael, Hackthorn. [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Interior image of 621330  St Michael, Hackthorn.
Richard Croft (2008, May 08) Exterior image of 621330 St Michael, Hackthorn [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior image of 621330  St Michael, Hackthorn
Church of England (2021) A Church Near You https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/14795/ [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 8 Bells [Archive/Index]
8 Bells