CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1149951

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate (District Authority)

Parish: Goldsborough

National Grid Reference: SE 38439 56096

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History

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Details

SE 35 NE GOLDSBOROUGH CHURCH STREET (south side)

3/23 Church of Saint Mary 15.3.66 GV I

Church of Saint Mary. C13 and C14 with C12 south door and restorations in 1750 for Ann and Elizabeth Byerley and in 1859 by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar, Westmorland slate roof. West tower, nave and chancel under one roof, north and south aisles. 3-stage tower with moulded plinth, narrow window and shields to second stage, and Perpendicular belfry openings. Buttresses setback to lowest stage, angled to middle, and diagonal to top stage. Crenellated parapet with fine gargoyles. North aisle of 3 bays has C19 two-light windows and porch with 2 quatrefoil openings on each side. South aisle of 2 bays has possibly repositioned Norman doorway with inner arch of zig-zag decoration, and outer arch with beak-head decoration carried on attached single columns with cushion capitals. To right - 2-light decorated window. South aisle, east end has 3-light Perpendicular window. Chancel has two 2-light Decorated windows, the more westerly window having transom and mullion. Lancet windows at east end of north and south walls of chancel possibly C19. Chancel east window has 5 stepped lancet lights under one arch, with a circle above outer lights. Angle buttresses to chancel east end; ashlar gable coping. Interior: narrow arch to west tower which has groined roof and a circular opening for the bell ropes. North arcade has slim octagonal pillars, the more westerly being monolithic. South arcade has stylised foliage to capitals. Low chancel screen and sedilia are C19 Work. Memorial to Sir Robert Byerley erected 1766 on chancel south wall, and memorials to Richard de Goldsburgh, d 1308, and his son, Richard, d 1333, on chancel floor, at each end of altar rail. Both are effigies of knights in full armour, the earlier under a cusped and crocketed canopy, the later on a panelled altar tomb which has traces of painted figures. A memorial slab on the north wall of the north aisle, east end, commemorates Daniel Lascelles, d. 1784. W.A. Atkinson, A Short Account of Goldsborough. 1922, p. 44.

Listing NGR: SE3843956096

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 330686

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Sources

Books and journals
Atkinson, W A , A Short Account of Goldsborough and its Neighbourhood, (1922), 44

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