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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
South Cave
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SE 91614 31008


SOUTH CAVE CHURCH HILL SE 93 SW (east side) 2/35 Church of All Saints 7.2.68 - II* Church. Mid C13 chancel arch and transept arch, C15 west tower, heightened in C17, chancel 1847 by J L Pearson, south transept rebuilt 1848, north aisle 1859. Small coursed oolitic limestone rubble with freestone dressings, slate roofs. 3-stage west tower, 3-bay nave with north aisle and south porch, single-bay south transept, 3-bay chancel with north vestry. West tower: diagonal buttresses with offsets, low plinth; 2-light square- headed belfry openings with pointed inner lights. Crenellated parapet. 3- light pointed west window with C19 Perpendicular tracery under a hoodmould. Nave: shallow early C19 plinth, two 3-light windows containing Perpendicular tracery under hoodmoulds with face-stops. Transept: chamfered plinth, diagonal buttresses with offsets. 4-light pointed south window with intersecting tracery under a hoodmould with face-stops. 2-light pointed west window with curvilinear tracery under a hoodmould with foliage stops. Paired C19 cusped lancets under single hoodmould to east wall. Casement- moulded cornice with ballflower; low coped parapet and coped gable. Chancel: high chamfered plinth, buttresses with offsets. Central pointed priest's door in style of late C13; rosettes to imposts. Hoodmould. Sill band to three 2-light pointed windows with Decorated tracery under hoodmoulds with face-stops. Ball-flower and diapers to cornice, raised coped gable with cross finial. 4-light pointed east window with curvilinear tracery under a hoodmould with monarch stops. North vestry fenestration is continuous with that of the north nave aisle: 2-light square-headed windows with cusped tracery under a hoodmould with face-stops. Four 2-light square- headed windows to clerestory. Interior: C19 pointed double-chamfered tower arch dying into responds. North nave arcade of 3 pointed double-chamfered arches on octagonal abaci and piers. Early C13 pointed double-chamfered chancel arch on chamfered imposts and attached shafts and nook-shafts. Similar, smaller arch to south transept; stiff-leaf to imposts. Blocked 2- bay arcade to former north chancel chapel: 2 pointed double-chamfered arches on octagonal pier and matching responds. C15 font with angel busts at each corner and blank panels between. Memorials and tablets: wall tablet on south transept south wall recording its rebuilding in 1633 by an Alderman of the City of London, Henry Garwaie: an heraldic shield, bearing an inscription, framed by egg and dart, with strapwork motif over. At the west end of the north aisle is a small coffin lid bearing a foliate cross with, to the left a shield and to the right the incised bust of a man: unknown objects occupy the rest of the field. Adjoining it is an old rectangular font with chamfered sides on pyramid stops: probably C13. In the tower chamber is an oval benefactions board of 1809 bearing a long inscription and painted with sheaves of corn and horns of plenty. It is topped by the figure of a woman with a baby and 2 young children over the word 'Charity'.

Listing NGR: SE9161431008


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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: 06 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15367/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Callan. Source Historic England Archive
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