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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: 1148469



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thorganby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 326325

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THORGANBY MAIN STREET SE 64 SE ( side) 3/78 Church of Saint Helen 17.11.66


Church. Probable C15 tower with nave and chancel of 1690, with later additions and alterations including C19 vestry. Magnesian limestone tower, otherwise pinkish-orange brick with ashlar dressings, plain tile, stone slate and Welsh slate roofs. 3-stage west tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, slightly narrower and lower 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Tower: plinth, first stage has 2-light mullion window and 2 slit windows. Recessed 2nd stage. 3rd stage band. Twin-light, trefoil-headed, bell-openings under hoodmould. Battlements with pinnacles. Nave: plinth has chamfered ashlar coping. Quoins. South side: central porch has quoined sides. Round-arched opening with pilasters, capitals and long keystone. Ashlar coping and pointed finials to end and apex, that to left missing. Within a chamfered round-arched opening with plain double doors. Casements with leaded quarries under round keyed arches on pilasters with moulded sills to north and south sides. Moulded cornice. Frieze. Moulded eaves band. Ashlar coping with pointed finials at end. Chancel: quoins, ashlar plinth. South side: priest's door with similar architrave to south porch but with herringbone infil. Windows to north and south side as nave. North side has C19 vestry to first bay. Moulded cornice. Frieze. Moulded eaves band. Ashlar coping and finial. East end: 3-light pointed window with Perpendicular tracery with moulded sill and pilasters with capitals to sides. Interior: double-chamfered, round chancel arch on chamfered piers. Otherwise plain. Probably late C17 octagonal font with lead lining. Wooden plaque of 1821 recording benefactors. Victorian coat of arms on painted wooden plaque.

Listing NGR: SE6896541645

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National Grid Reference: SE 68963 41641


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