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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
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TA 34466 25243


HOLLYM NORTHSIDE TA 32 NW (south side) 4/12 Church of St Nicholas GV II

Parish church. Tower of 1814 by William Hutchinson, remainder of 1884 by James Demaine. Grey brick to tower, yellow brick to nave with ashlar and red brick dressings. Westmorland slate roof. West tower with west door, 4-bay nave, 3-bay chancel with vestry adjoining south side. Chamfered ashlar-capped plinth. 3-stage tower: 2 steps to round-arched entrance with double board door and radial fanlight in round-arched recessed panel with ashlar keystone inscribed "BUILT", ashlar string course; blank second stage, 1814 2-course brick band; round-arched belfry openings with wooden louvres and applied Y-tracery; stepped and dentilled brick cornice, coped parapet, plain ashlar angle pinnacles. Nave and chancel: buttresses with tumbled-in brick to offsets, triple round-headed windows to nave, single similar windows to chancel, stepped triple east window; twin north window to vestry. Ashlar sills, flush red brick sill and impost bands, hoods above windows, and stepped and cogged eaves cornice. Stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers. Crested ridge tiles. Ornate chimney to vestry. Interior. Nave open to chancel, with round chancel arch carried on pairs of short corbelled wall shafts. Waggon roof to chancel; ceiled hammer-beam roof to nave, of rounded-trefoil section. Polychrome tiles to chancel floor. Monuments in chancel: pair of shaped wall tablets, each with carved border, foliate drop, and urn, one to Rev Peter Atkinson of 1779, the other an inferior copy of 1816 to Rev Robert Barker; tablet to Rev Charles Hague of 1864 with cornice and pediment with acroteria. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, East Riding, 1972, p 254; Victoria County History: York East Riding, vol 5, 1984, p 46.

Listing NGR: TA3446625243


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Books and journals
Allison, K J, The Victoria History of the County of York: East Riding, (1984), 46
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 254


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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