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North Yorkshire
Hambleton (District Authority)
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NZ 49553 03024


FACEBY FACEBY NZ 40 SE (west side, off) 9/29 Church of St Mary Magdalene 23.6.66 GV II Parish church. 1874-5 by Falkenbridge, on medieval site; chancel extended 1911 by Temple Moore. Coursed, tooled squared sandstone, the older part on rock- faced plinth with sloped top, the east end on an undercroft. Nave roof purple slate with tile ridge, stone copings, bellcote and finial; chancel roof clay tiles above 4 courses of flagstones at eaves. Nave, chancel, south porch and north vestry. Lancet style. 3-bay nave; chancel 2 and 2 bays. Gabled porch has sloped angle buttresses; moulded 2-centred arch to boarded door with long hinges. Trefoils in side walls. Sloped buttress bay divisions in nave, divid- ing the 2 periods of chancel and at east end. Single lancets except for 3 staffed lancets in west and east ends, the latter cusped. West end also has single lancet in gable peak under corbelling-out of bellcote. Undercroft has small studded east door, with good iron handle and hinges, under shouldered lintel; flanking small windows and vent slits below, all chamfered. Vents also below main windows, at sides under eaves and in gable peak under wheel cross finial. In north chancel wall a 2-light square-headed Perpendicular window with cusped lights. Vestry has lancets at different levels and a basement door like that of undercroft; also a battlemented gabled chimney. Interior: doorway from porch (recent, but inside it is a nearly-complete reset C12 arch with roll, hollow and chevron mouldings in frame of St Andrew's crosses). Bare stone walls. Straight-braced collar-beam nave roof with cusping to spandrels; ribbed barrelled roof in both parts of chancel. 2-bay transitional-style arcade to vestry. Some medieval masonry in south wall and a little re-used in north wall. Chancel arch wide and pointed with a few C12 chevron-moulded voussoirs inserted. Font formed from medieval column with spurred base. Chancel and south nave glass by Kempe. Good woodwork throughout: pews, choir benches, clergy seats, choir screen and pulpit.

Listing NGR: NZ4955303024


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 08 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/12584/19
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