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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
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TA 14440 58062


ULROME CHURCH STREET TA 15 NW (west side) Lisset 7/51 Church of St James 30.6.66 GV II

Church. c1120 origins with extensive later rebuilding of probably early C14, early-mid C18 and 1876 by Hugh Roumieu Gough for John Dent. Pebbledashed brick, the west and east ends partly exposed to reveal pinkish- red narrow brick in irregular English bond and pebbles, and with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof. 2-bay nave with south porch and lower, narrower 2-bay chancel. West end has C14 2-ogeed-light window, partly recut. Nave south side. End buttresses with offsets. Ashlar plinth. Wooden south porch to first bay. Within a round-arched Norman doorway: plain jambs have capitals with ball moulding, supporting round arch fretted with lozenges and zigzag moulding, within a C19 plank door. Eroded shield or mask above. C19 2-ogeed-light window. North side has similar single light window. Moulded kneelers, ashlar copings, bell turret to east end of nave with 2 round arches. Chancel, south side: plinth. 2 single trefoil lights, that to left is C19, that to right is C14, partly recut, both with quoined jambs. 2-course eaves band. North side: plinth, 2-course eaves band. Moulded kneelers, copings, cross at apex. East end has chamfered plinth. C14 3-stepped-ogeed-light window, partly recut. Plain interior. Pointed C19 chamfered chancel arch on moulded corbels. To east wall a Norman column with chevron-moulded capital and with wish-bone hood above, set into wall. To south side of chancel a chamfered triangular piscina. 2 plain tablets to Christopher Hildyard, d 1728, and to John Dawson, d 1801. Bell turret houses the earliest dated bell in Great Britain of 1254, inscribed "WCC/- IIII". East window has stained glass by Kempe. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 304. George Poulson, History and Antiquities of Holderness, Hull, 1840, Vol 1, pp 259-60.

Listing NGR: TA1444058062


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 304
Poulson, G, The History and Antiquities of Holderness, (1840), 259-60


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: 06 Jun 2003
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