CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1150903
Date first listed:
31-Mar-1970
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, HIGH GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, HIGH GREEN

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Hambleton (District Authority)
Parish:
Brompton
National Grid Reference:
SE 37375 96359

Details

SE 3696-3796 BROMPTON HIGH GREEN 12/16 Church of St Thomas 31.3.70 GV I

Church. C12, C14 and C15, restoration in 1868. Coursed squared stone and ashlar, graduated Welsh slate roofs. C12-C14 nave with north aisle, partly enclosed C15 south west tower to centre bay of nave, C14 chancel, C19 north vestry. South-west tower: 3 stages, offset diagonal buttresses to first stage. Plinth. Board south door in chamfered basket-arched surround with hoodmould and small niche above. Projection for staircase to east side. Chamfered band, second stage, clock faces to east and west sides, chamfered band. Chamfered, cusped 2-light flat-head belfry openings. Band, embattled parapet with crocketed pinnacles to each corner. Pyramidal roof with flag pole. Nave: 3 bays, plinth, offset diagonal buttress to west, offset angle buttress to east. To left a 3-light reticulated traceried flat-headed window, to right similar window of 4 lights. Moulded copings to parapet. Stone copings, gable crosses. North aisle: similar windows to nave. Blocked chamfered pointed C13 door. Similar pointed 2-light window to west. Nave has large 4-light pointed reticulated traceried west window with hoodmould. Chancel: one bay. Offset diagonal buttress to east end. To south central priests' doorway in pointed chamfered surround. To left a small cusped 1-light pointed-arched window. To right a 2-light chamfered, flat-headed window, with Perpendicular tracery. Pointed east window of 3 lights with flowing tracery and hoodmould, Decorated in style. Plain chamfered parapet, stone coping. Gable cross. North vestry with 3-light arched east window. All windows C19. Interior: 4-bay C12 north arcade raised in C14, 2 circular piers with octagonal abaci, one with a waterleaf motif, C14 central pier octagonal with moulded cap, stepped round arches. Double-chamfered pointed chancel arch. Stained-glass west window by Kempe, after 1886. Sculpture: 3 good hogback tombstones, all with bears sitting up at the ends and facing one another, with Celtic strap motifs between. An Anglo-Danish cross shaft with head. Similar cross, C9 in the nave.

Listing NGR: SE3737496359

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
332379
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/00914/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mark Snowdon. Source Historic England Archive
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