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North Yorkshire
Hambleton (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 48631 75789


BIRDFORTH A19 SE 47 NE (east side, off) 4/1 Church of St Mary 20.6.66 - II Redundant church. C12, C16-C17, C18 and C19. Rubblestone with interlocking tile roof. 4-bay nave, single-cell chancel. Quoins. Nave: quoined round-arched south door with imposts, the right half restored; to its right two windows, each of 2 round-arched lights; at west end C19 brick belfry with louvred bell-openings and pyramidal Welsh slate roof with iron finial; east gable cross. On north side a later window at east end. In west end a small segment-arched window. Chancel, lower and narrower, has traces of former opening on left, east gable cross, and east window as nave. Interior: round chancel arch with imposts; 4 principal rafter roof trusses with curved collars to nave, the tie-beams with groove-moulding and one with sunk panel containing letters and date 'G1702B' below motif; in chancel north wall, architraved sunken panel with embossed shield and flowers and letters and date '1585': I T A S(?). c1700 pulpit, panelled with vine-trail and simpler top mouldings, knob finials to gate posts and lectern with brass candlestick; lectern with turned C17 baluster-like shaft on renewed base; C12 circular tub font on renewed base with probably C17 cover having ogee-shaped ribs; in chancel, chamfered stone top of probably C14 tomb with incised sword.

Listing NGR: SE4863175789


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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: 18 Nov 2003
Reference: IOE01/11073/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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