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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1083821



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: East Riding of Yorkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Carnaby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Jun-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 167794

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CARNABY CHURCH LANE TA 16 NW (east side) 2/38 Church of St John The 30.6.66 Baptist


Church. Late C13 - early C14 origins including the south aisle, with extensive rebuilding including C15 (heightening of) tower, late C17 - early C18 rebuilding of chancel and early - mid C18 rebuilding of nave and C19 alterations and with restorations c1986. Magnesian limestone tower, south of aisle and plinth with pinkish-red brick nave and chancel, the lower courses limestone, with ashlar dressings and pantile roof. 3-stage west tower, nave with 5-bay south aisle and clerestory to south side, single-bay chancel. Tower: double-chamfered plinth, full-height angle and diagonal buttresses with offsets; to west end, first stage a 2-light, pointed window with Perpendicular tracery to head, mostly re-cut, within double-chamfered surround and under hoodmould; first stage band; slit window to south side; twin-light traceried Perpendicular bell openings, within double-chamfered surrounds and under hoodmoulds; stair well to north-west corner. Embattled parapets and corner pinnacles. Nave. South aisle: buttresses with offsets. Entrance to first bay, a round-arched opening with chamfered jambs and with double-chamfered arch, plank door. Within a C20 plank door set into blocked pointed arcade. Single lancet and 3 pairs of lancets, one with trefoil to head, all within chamfered surrounds. Clerestory has C18 lancet windows. North side has three 3-light windows with geometric-type tracery to heads. Chancel has C20 3-light straight-headed window with moulded brick mullions and under elliptical arch; to north side a late C20 multi-paned window. Interior. Triple-chamfered, pointed tower arch on octagonal responds with moulded capitals with nailhead enrichment and bases, under hoodmould with head stops. 5-bay south arcade (the westernmost partly blocked); double- chamfered, pointed arches on octagonal piers with moulded capitals with nailhead enrichment and bases; central pier has inscription 'hic jacet / corpus W / alteri Upi / by humanatum / cuius animam absolvet deus'. Double- chamfered chancel arch on chamfered responds with chamfered capitals. C12 drum font decorated with lozenges filled with chevrons and rosettes. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1978, p213.

Listing NGR: TA1446665591

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 213

National Grid Reference: TA 14466 65591


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