CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1162211
Date first listed:
20-Sep-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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

District:
East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Skerne and Wansford
National Grid Reference:
TA 06216 56654

Details

TA 05 NE SKERNE WANSFORD

7/90 Church of St Mary the Virgin 20/9/66

GV II*

Church. 1868. By G E Street for Sir Tatton Sykes. Ashlar, flat clay roofing tiles. Gothic Revival style. 4½-bay nave with west bellcote and south porch, 2 bay chancel and north vestry. Nave has chamfered plinth, scroll-moulded string, buttresses to east and west. 2-light pointed windows with tracery in Decorated style to west and to centre, each with stopped hood-mould under relieving arch. 4-light square-headed window to east with cusped tracery. Pointed south door, of 2 orders, in Early English style with nook shafts, dog-tooth, and stopped hood-mould. Raised coped gables with Celtic cross finial. South porch has door with hollow-chamfered mouldings, cinquefoil head, stopped hood-mould and raised coped gable with cross finial. Bell turret has square lower stage surmounted by low octagonal broach spire. 2-light belfry openings with mid-wall shaft, with volutes to capital, under round sound-hole in gablet. 2-light trefoil- headed lucarnes to cardinal elevations of spire; cross finial. Chancel: chamfered plinth, diagonal buttresses, scroll-moulded string. 2-light pointed window with tracery in Curvilinear style and stopped hood-mould under relieving arch. Pointed 3-light east window, with intersecting tracery enclosing trefoils, under relieving arch. Interior: 2 circular piers at west end with round bases and abaci supporting pointed double- chamfered arches and stilted arch to centre: bellcote above. Principal- rafter roof to nave with arched braces, side purlins, and windbraces, painted with geometrical and stylised floral designs throughout. Elaborate chancel-screen of 5 trefoil headed arches, under crocketed gablets, supported on twisted marble columns: central cross finial. Sexfoil font, with blank tracery, in Geometrical style, on each lobe, on colonnettes with annuli, round bases, and abaci.

Listing NGR: TA0621656654

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
166949
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: 19 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10689/18
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