Kelham St Wilfrid

Features and Fittings


19th century panelled reredos and gradine 

Small chamfered 14th century piscina

Choir stalls with fleur de lys finials, carved clergy desks and panelled benches dating from the 19th century


Octagonal timber pulpit with 17th century moulded stem and base

13th century eggcup font with roll moulded edge, on later round stem with moulded base and ring, with an early 19th century conical cover

19th century traceried panelled lectern with octagonal stem

Chancel screen Detail of screen

The late 15th century 5-bay chancel screen with 'elaborate small panel tracery' has been restored and has renewed cresting.

The restored late 15th century parclose screen between the chancel and the Lexington Chapel is a slightly simpler version of the chancel screen

A 19th century wooden poor box is attached to the westernmost south arcade pier

South Aisle

A crucifix, designed by Temple Moore, previously housed, the Chapel of the former ‘Bishop’s Hostel’ in Lincoln, was brought into the church at the same time as the organ.

It was restored by Michelle Pepper and hangs high on the wall in the south aisle chapel near the newly refurbished organ.

Lexington Chapel

The hatchment of Mrs Grace Fanshawe, daughter of the Rev Hugh Cartwright and widow of Thomas Fanshawe, is mounted on the wall above her monument.


A Royal Coat of Arms is mounted on the west wall of the ground floor of the tower