CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1167634
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1954
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Craven (District Authority)
Parish:
Thornton in Craven
National Grid Reference:
SD 90161 48345

Details

SD 9748 THORNTON-IN-CRAVEN CHURCH ROAD

9/141 Church of St Mary

10.9.54

GV I

Church, probably early C16 (Whitaker records an inscription, of 1510 on tower). West tower, and nave, chancel and aisles under one roof. Rubble to nave, large dressed stones to tower, stone slate roof. The aisle walls are of four bays but not all windowed: short offset buttresses. Windows are straight-headed with round arched lights, 2 or 3 lights each. The east aisle windows (of 3 lights) have hoodmoulds with crude faces carved on the stops. The east chancel window has five cusped lights The tower has a 3-light window at ground level and 3-light louvred belfry windows. Diagonal buttresses. On the nave side a steep roof coping is visible to a previous nave roof. Interior has continuous double chamfered arcades on octagonal piers. Late C19 or early C20 woodwork, and crucifixion east window of 1898 by Kempe. Heavy balustered communion rail is late C17 or early C18. T D Whitaker, History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, 1812

Listing NGR: SD9016348345

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
324519
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, (1812)

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 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/11193/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Wood. Source Historic England Archive
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