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CHURCH OF ST 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 ST MARY

List entry Number: 1150928

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, KIRKBY LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kirkby Fleetham with Fencote

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 332340

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History

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Details

KIRKBY FLEETHAM KIRKBY LANE SE 29 NE WITH FENCOTE (north side off) 1/56 Church of St Mary 22.8.66 II* GV Church. C12, C13, C15, restoration of 1871. Rubblestone, ashlar dressings, lead and Welsh slate roofs. West tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, south chapel, and north aisle, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. West tower: C15, 3 stages, offset diagonal buttresses. To south a stair tower with 2 small chamfered slit openings, band to belfry stage, 2-light Y-traceried pointed belfry openings. Moulded band, ashlar embattled parapet. Perpendicular west window of 3 lights with hoodmould. Nave: C13. South gabled porch: offset angle buttresses, C19 segmental arch, above a small blind arched opening with hoodmould. Stone coping, gable cross. Stone roof. Inner south doorway Norman, one order of shafts with zigzag arch. South chapel to east of porch: C13. 2 bays. 2 offset angle buttresses with offset diagonal buttress to east. 2 Y-traceried cusped pointed-arched windows with hoodmoulds. To east a similar window with 3-lights. Stone band, ashlar parapet. Nave window to west of south porch, similar and of 2-lights. Clerestory has 2-light Perpendicular flat-headed windows, with 4-centred arched lights. Embattled parapets. North aisle: C15, 4 bays. Offset diagonal buttresses to each end, between bays offset angle buttresses. 2- light, pointed-arched windows with hoodmoulds, reticulated in style all of 1871. To bay left of right-hand bay a small chamfered segmental arched north doorway. Chancel: 1871. Offset angle buttresses. Y-traceried cusped 2-light windows, pointed-arched with hoodmoulds. Moulded band, plain parapet. Gable cross. Pointed arched east window: 5 lights with a mixture of curvilinear and intersecting tracery and a hoodmould. Stone coping. North vestry: 1871 of 3 bays. Pointed-arched cusped doorway. To left 3 small 1-light cusped lancets. Moulded band with pieces coming down at right-angles forming hoodmoulds to windows. Plain parapet. Interior: 3-bay north arcade (1871), octagonal piers with double-chamfered pointed arches. Pointed chancel arch (1871), inner moulding on round shaft. To first stage of tower a C15 quadripartite vault with chamfered diagonal and transverse ribs and a central circle for bell ropes. Diagonal ribs supported on moulded corbels. Double-chamfered pointed tower arch. Plain round font of Norman origin, but reworked. Monuments: cross-legged effigy of Sir Nicholas Stapleton, died 1290, in good condition, lion at feet, sword, shield and chainmail helmet. Now resting in C19 pointed-arched niche on blind quatrefoiled chest. Monument to William Lawrence, died 1785, by Flaxman. A bust of a young man on a round pillar, with mourning woman to one side, his wife Anne Sophie, heiress to the Studley Royal estate. This is set against a grey marble slab with a pointed-arched top.

Listing NGR: SE2812195722

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National Grid Reference: SE 28121 95722

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