THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1162693

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1950

Statutory Address: THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, NORTH BAR WITHIN

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Location

Statutory Address: THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, NORTH BAR WITHIN

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

District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Beverley

National Grid Reference: TA 03150 39805

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History

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Details

TA 0339 BEVERLEY NORTH BAR WITHIN (east side) 9/228 The Parish Church of 1.3.50 St Mary

GV I

Church. C12 origins, north-east transept chapel c.1280. Otherwise mainly early C14-C15. Tower rebuilt after collapse in 1520 which also necessitated extensive rebuilding of nave. Magnesian limestone. Lead roof. 6-bay aisled nave with west door and south porch. Central tower. 3-bay transepts with SE aisle and NE chapel. 5-bay aisled chancel with square east end and N chapel. West front: polygonal angle buttresses with pierced upper stages flank heavily shafted and moulded west door. West wall panelled above 7-light sub-arcuated Perpendicular window. Openwork parapet. Large south porch with 2-light Y-tracery windows and crocketed ogee gable to entrance. Offset buttresses and embattled parapets throughout. Crocketed pinnacles except to chancel. Intersecting tracery to aisle windows of chancel, S transept and 3 west bays of nave. Perpendicular tracery to clerestory windows and east bays of nave aisle. 5-light sub-arcuated Perpendicular east window. Central tower has oculus to lower stage and 4-light Perpendicular belfry openings. Interior: 2-storey elevation to nave and chancel. Original ceilings, that to chancel dated 1445 with panels depicting 40 English Kings. Early C15 choir stalls with 23 carved misericords. Octagonal marble font of 1530. Several good C18-C19 monuments. Good C19 stained glass including east window by Clayton & Bell and west window made by Hardman to design of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. Principal C19 restorations of 1840s-50s by Augustus Welby Northmore and Edward Welby Pugin and of 1864-7 by Sir Gilbert Scott. For fuller description see: Bilson, J, St Mary's Church, Beverley. Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, 25 (1920) 357-436. Pevsner, N. Yorkshire, East Riding 179-183. RCHM Beverley 1982 p.46-7. National Monument Photographs.



Listing NGR: TA0314639800

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 167346

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 179-183
'Yorkshire Archaeological Journal' in Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, , Vol. 25, (1920), 357-436
Miller, K, Robinson, J, English, B, Hall, I, 'Supplementary Series 4' in Beverley An Archaeological and Architectural Study, (1982), 46-7

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