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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: 1148436



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Church Fenton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 326346

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CHURCH FENTON CHURCH STREET SE 53 NW (east side) 4/8 Church of Saint Mary the Virgin 3.2.67 GV I Church. Mainly C13 with C14 and C15 additions and alterations including C15 tower and restorations of 1844. Magnesian limestone with stone slate roof. 3-bay nave with south aisle, 2-bay north and south transepts with central tower, 2-bay chancel. Buttresses to angles. South side: entrance through pointed-arched south porch with roll-moulding on slender columns under hood- moulds. Within a pointed plank door with chamfered surround and with imposts. Two lancet windows. West end: has 3-cinquefoil-light window with 2-light geometrical window above. North side: blocked pointed entrance within moulded surround and under hood-mould. Two 2-light, straight-headed windows with Perpendicular tracery to heads. South transept has 2-light window with Geometrical tracery under hood-mould to west, and 2 lancet window to east, to south a 5-light window with curvilinear tracery. North transept has lancet windows to each side. 2-stage tower has 3-cusped-light bell-openings to each side. Band. Battlements. Chancel: south side has 4- centred plank priest's door within chamfered surround. 2 and 3-cinquefoil- light, straight headed windows to sides. East window of 4 lights with curvilinear tracery. Interior. Nave has double-chamfered, pointed-arched arcade with octagonal piers. Crossing has triple-chamfered arches, small pointed plank door within west arch leads to tower. To south transept an ogee-headed niche for an effigy. Monuments: C14 stone effigy of recumbent woman in chancel, also small, probably Roman coffin. 2 Medieval graveslabs with incised foliate crosses. Remains of wooden screen with single lights with panel tracery. Some fragments of C14 stained glass incorporated into east window which has otherwise C19 glass. Some stained glass by W and T Hodgson, 1859. Pevsner N, Yorkshire The West Riding, 1979, pp 162-3

Listing NGR: SE5143036763

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 162-163

National Grid Reference: SE 51431 36764


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