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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
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SE 88988 43143


HUMBERSIDE EAST YORKSHIRE 5268 GOODMANHAM SE 84 SE 7/15 Church of All Hallows (Previously listed as"Church of All Saints") - I Church. C7 origins. Early C12 nave, late C12 tower (later heightened) and north aisle, C13 chancel, C14 porch. Ashlar, coursed squared rubble, coursed rubble. Lead roofs. West tower, 3-bay nave with north aisle and south porch, 4-bay chancel. West tower: 2 stages with chamfered string and later buttresses with offsets. West door, now blocked, with nook shafts, scallop capitals, quirk and chamfer imposts ornamented with saltire crosses, and round arch with chevrons. Two-light square-headed belfry openings with four-centred heads under hoodmould. Crenellated parapet with grotesques and gargoyles. Nave: two square-headed 2-light windows with Decorated tracery to east, slit window to west. Round-headed south door, originally with nook shafts. Capitals with volutes and saltire crosses, quirk and chamfer impost with saltire crosses to west, roll-moulded impost to east; arch with chevron ornament. South porch with pointed arch on hollow-chamfered imposts. 2-bay principal rafter roof with cambered tie-beams, king-posts braced to ridge- pieces, and side purlins. Chancel: 4 lancet windows, square-headed low-side window to west. (Similar window to north wall of chancel.) Two square- headed priests' doors with continuous hollow chamfer, the easterly now blocked. Three-light square headed east window with Decorated tracery. Interior: tower chamber: small blocked door to north wall, west end, with massive fish-scale ornamented lintel under blank tympanum. Remains of two round-head openings to original west wall of early C12 nave. C12 ladder to ringing chamber. Pointed tower arch of 3 chamfered arches with pyramid stops on hollow-chamfered imposts and chamfered responds, also with pyramid stops. Nave: north arcade of cl190. Cylindrical piers on spurred bases, octagonal abaci with nail-head, round arches of two square orders. Squint to chancel. Nave roof of 5 low-pitch principal rafter trusses with tie- beams with ovolo chamfers, king-post with moulded braces to ridge-piece, and moulded side purlins. Probably early C16, restored 1923. Fonts: 1) Hexagonal, damaged, perhaps C12 (retrieved from farmyard c1850) 2) 1530: octagonal basin on octagonal pillar, heavily ornamented with a lengthy inscription recording the names of the donors. This church is almost certainly on the site of a pagan temple ritually defiled and then burnt by the high priest Coifi following his conversion to Christianity by Paulinus in the year AD 627 (Venerable Bede, History of the English Church and People, II, 13).

Listing NGR: SE8898843141


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Bede, V, The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation13


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: 20 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11827/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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