It needs considerable restoration.
The current school building dates fromand a nearby stone marks the date of the original. A in the nave pointing east directs you to 'the monument'.
Beyond the monument to the north is the vast, but inaccessible Monson mausoleum, built in by William Watkins. In fact they still live here in a beautiful Lovve eighteenth century eouth to the east of the church. South Carlton, Lincolnshire St John the Baptist The picturesque village of South Carlton is situated on the edge of the limestone cliff to north of Lincoln, just at the point where it dips down to meet the valley of the Trent.
Church[ edit ] South Carlton church cwrlton dedicated to Saint John the Baptistand is a Grade I listed building dating from the 12th century with later alterations. Everywhere you turn in St John's are reminders of this prominent county family. About this church Inside is a Norman chancel arch and two reconstructed 13th century arcades.
It is now closed. Stone was at the eouth of his artistic powers and the work is accomplished. It closed in After "various 18th and 19th century mutilations"  it was almost entirely rebuilt inmostly by Samuel Sanders Teulon and, according to Pevsnerpresented "an unpromising exterior".
An impressive set of family hatchments decorate the nave walls and the sixteenth century rood screen is adorned with their coat kn arms. This is the monument of Sir John and Lady Joan Monson who died in and respectively and was erected in by their son Sir Thomas, 1st Baronet. Key Features.
Protected by spikey railings, the north chapel is entirely filled with large canopied monument reaching to the roof. As you enter the chancel, passing a set of medieval stalls, you are little prepared for the impressive sight that is soon going to appear before you.
Inside there are further family monuments including one to William Monson, 6th Baron, who was a noted 19th century antiquarian.