Church Of St Nicholas
- 28 Aug 2002
- Church Of St Nicholas, Main Street, Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NORTH YORKSHIRE SELBY 5342
SE 54 NE ASKHAM BRYAN MAIN STREET (north side)
3/1 Church of St Nicholas
Church. Late C12 with later alterations. Magnesian limestone ashlar and sandstone rubble with red plain tile roof. Continuous nave and chancel, with south porch and north vestry. West end: single round-arched window in chamfered surround under hood-mould. At apex a bell-turret supported on corbel frieze with single bell-light and surmounted by cross. South porch: 3 orders of arches decorated with chevron moulding on badly weathered capitals decorated with water-leaf and ram's horn moulding. 2 orders of nook shafts, the inner order being plain. Nave and chancel: 2-course moulded plinth. 3 round-headed windows to either side in chamfered surrounds (some recut) and under recut hood-moulds. To south side a round- arched priest's doorway. East end has group of 3 similar windows under oculus window in chamfered surround with ball moulding. A recut cross at apex. Eaves band. Ashlar coping to gable ends. Interior has whitewashed walls, otherwise no special features.
Listing NGR: SE5537648474
Copyright IoE Mr David Robson. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Robson, David
Rights Holder: Robson, David
Ashlar, Magnesian Limestone, Rubble, Sandstone, Tile, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship