CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1174478
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, MAIN STREET

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Harrogate (District Authority)
Parish:
Fewston
National Grid Reference:
SE 19482 54102

Details

FEWSTON MAIN STREET SE 15 SE (south side) 6/46 Church of St Lawrence GV II *

Church. Tower medieval with restoration c1800, remainder dated 1697 with C19 alterations. Coursed squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. 3-stage tower, 5-bay nave with north aisle and gabled open south porch, bay 2; 3-bay chancel. Rusticated quoins. The tower has c1800 round-arched belfry windows with impost band, coved cornice, battlemented parapet with corner pinnacles, offset diagonal buttresses and the roofline of an earlier steeply-pitched roof on the east face. South porch: 5 steps up to outer entrance - shallow segmental arch flanked by pilasters and projecting band over the arch with keystone dated 1697, pulvinated frieze and cornice; shaped kneelers, gable coping, cross at apex. Massive inner door of 3 panels, probably original. Nave: 4 cross windows in eared architraves with projecting sills supported on consoles and pulvinated friezes above. Continuous dripmould stepped out over windows, cavetto-moulded cornice above, stone gutter brackets to higher eaves line, shaped kneelers, gable coping. Chancel: south face - central 4-panel door in eared architrave with projecting keystone supporting sill of 2-light recessed chamfered window with flat-faced mullion; similar 2-light window to right and single light to left; window surrounds, dripmould, eaves cornice, gutter brackets as nave. Shaped kneeler and gable coping to right. East window: 3-light Perpendicular reusing medieval tracery; hoodmould. North side: 5 aisle windows to nave, 2-light with plain raised surrounds. Interior: Tuscan arcade of 4 round arches with cushion capitals to columns; similar chancel arch. Trefoil arch to piscina in chancel north wall. c1697 octagonal stone font with oak cover carved with scrolls and foliage; suspended from cast- iron brackets. The church is also referred to as dedicated to St Michael and St Lawrence.

Listing NGR: SE1948254102

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
331438
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: 29 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/06598/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Tony Dallimore. Source Historic England Archive
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