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CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

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.

Name: CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

List entry Number: 1149196

Location

CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, MAIN STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Old Byland and Scawton

National Park: NORTH YORK MOORS

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 328527

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History

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Details

SE 58 SW SCAWTON MAIN STREET (east side)

8/51 Church of Saint Mary 4.1.55

GV I

Church. C12 with C15 insertions and porch and restoration of 1892 by C. Hodgson Fowler. Limestone rubble, stone slate roof. 2-bay nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel. West front: restored round-headed window. Wooden bellcote to gable end. To south: porch contains round-headed door of 2 zigzag-moulded orders supported on colonnettes with scalloped capitals. Beaded hoodmould. 3-light square-headed double-chamfered window to second bay. To north: blocked square-headed doorway with narrow single-light round-headed window immediately to left and square-headed windows to extreme left and right. Chancel: to south a blocked square-headed priests' door, and 2 square-headed windows. 2 round-headed windows to north. East end: 3- light trefoil-headed window in square-headed frame with narrow slit window above. Interior: chancel arch flanked by arched niches with nook-shafts for reredoses of lay altars, later converted to squints. To left of altar a niche of uncertain function consisting of a trough and two columns with waterleaf capitals supporting a moulded cornice. To right of altar a single pointed sedile, a square-headed aumbry and a pointed piscina. Font: round, possible Norman on later base, with tall octagonal C17 wooden cover. Pevsner N. "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966.



Listing NGR: SE5489683590

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)

National Grid Reference: SE 54897 83590

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