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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: 1148552



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


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Dunnington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

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: 326121

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DUNNINGTON CHURCH STREET SE 6652-6752 (south side) 12/9 Church of Saint Nicholas 17.11.66 GV II* Church. Late Cll origins, C12 nave with C19 aisles, C13 chancel with C19 aisles and north porch, C12 lower stage to tower with C15 upper stage, with repairs and restorations of 1717, 1738-40 and rebuilding of 1839-41 and 1877 and alterations of 1930. Rebuilding of 1877 by C.H. Fowler. Limestone, sandstone, and millstone grit with Welsh slate, red plain tile and lead roof. West tower, 2-bay aisled nave, north porch, 3-bay aisled chancel. Tower in 2 stages with slits to lower stage, string course and embattled upper stage with twin bell-openings to each side. North porch has round arch with roll-moulding. Plank door in round-arched surround. Nave has tall round-headed windows. Clerestorey has 3-rounded-light, straight-headed windows. Chancel: south aisle has re-used pointed priest's doorway in double-chamfered surround. Aisles have re-used 2-light windows with reticulated tracery to heads and with Y tracery, all recut. East window of 3 lights with reticulated tracery to the head. Interior: round tower arch has plain responds. Slit window above. Nave has arcade with double- chamfered round arches on circular piers. Chancel: south side has 2-bay, double-chamfered pointed arcade on octagonal piers. North side has pointed chamfered arch, window with Y-tracery, C13 piscina and 2 sedilia and further slit window. C13 brackets now supporting C19 alabaster statues to each side of east window. C19 stained glass, that to east window of 1839-41 by W. Wailes. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire: York and The East Riding, 1978, p.219.

Listing NGR: SE6681852708

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 219

National Grid Reference: SE 66818 52708


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