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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
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TA 12330 42725


RISTON CATWICK LANE TA 14 SW (west side, off) Long Riston 2/29 Church of St Margaret 16.12.66 GV II* Church. C13 origins with C14 tower, C17 buttresses to south side, nave and chancel heavily restored in 1855, tower repaired in 1881. Coursed pebbles with pinkish-red brick infill, ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. 2-stage west tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, lower and narrower single- bay chancel with north vestry. Tower: diagonal buttresses with offsets. West side has 2-light pointed window with reticulated tracery to head. Second stage has 2-light pointed reticulated traceried belfry openings to each side. Eaves string course with gargoyles. Low parapet with pinnacles. Nave: buttesses with offsets between bays. South porch to first bay has angle buttresses with offsets. Moulded, pointed-arched door. Stone coped gable with ridge cross. Within a pointed plank studded door in chamfered surround. Otherwise nave has 2-light, straight-headed windows with Perpendicular-type tracery in double-chamfered surrounds throughout. Ashlar copings to gables. Chancel: angle buttresses with offsets. South side has central priest's entrance, a pointed plank studded door in moulded surround. To left a 2-light, straight-headed window with Perpendicular-type tracery in double-chamfered surround. North side: vestry has Caernarvon-arched entrance with studded plank door. East side of vestry has 2-trefoiled-light window. Chancel east end has 3-light pointed window with Perpendicular-type tracery in double-chamfered surround. Ashlar gable copings. Interior: 4- centred tower arch with double-chamfered head. Pointed, double-chamfered chancel arch on moulded responds. C19 octagonal font with traceried decoration on octagonal shaft. Kelly's Directory of the North East Riding of Yorkshire, 1929, p 613. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 307.

Listing NGR: TA1233042725


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 307
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1929)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 19 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08434/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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