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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 76688 53346


FANGFOSS SE 75 SE 5/25 Church of Saint Martin 26.1.67 - II

Church. C12 or earlier origins, rebuilt 1849-50 by Chantrell. Re-used ashlar, slate roofs. 5 1/2-bay nave with west bellcote, 3-bay chancel. Nave: shallow plinth, pilaster buttresses, grooved string course. East bay has paired, narrow, round-headed windows: single, narrow round-headed windows to remainder. The head of each is cut from a single block with shallow incised chevron ornament. South door of 3 orders in shallow projecting porch beneath a corbelled roof: stylised beakhead to outer order, beakhead to central order, stylised beakhead again to inner order all under shallow hoodmould with incised chevrons. Nook-shafts with scalloped capitals to outer order and carved capitals to central and inner orders supporting hollow-chamfered abaci with repeating rosettes. Moulded bases. C12 corbel table with a succession of masks and beasts, under-a-Lombard frieze. Bellcote in Romanesque style of paired and round-headed openings with nook- and mid-wall shafts to cardinal faces under heavy corbel table and pyramidal stone roof. Chancel: shallow plinth, pilaster buttresses. Decorated string, interrupted by buttresses, of diagonally-set squares in relief between wave motif. 3 narrow round-headed windows under hoodmoulds. Priests' door with shouldered arch. Corbel table with grotesques and a mounted warrior with spear under-a-Lombard frieze. 3 round-headed windows under hoodmoulds to east end. Raised coped gables to nave and chancel. Interior: plain and whitewashed. Chancel arch of 3 square orders with nook- shafts with cubical caps and bases. Over the south door a vesica with narrow roll-moulding holding triple figures - perhaps intended to represent The Trinity.

Listing NGR: SE7668853346


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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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07340/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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