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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
North Cave
National Grid Reference:
SE 89683 32728



17/68 Church of All Saints 16.12.66 GV I Church. Late C12 lower part of tower, late C13 nave and chancel, C15 clerestory and upper part of tower, porch of 1753. Limestone rubble with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. West tower, aisled 4-bay nave, north and south transept chapels, 3-bay chancel. Two stage tower: 2-light Y- traceried west window with lancet above and diagonal buttress to left,and additional lean-to boiler house to extreme left. Clock face to north, west and south faces of tower with coved band above. 3-light Perpendicular belfry openings to each face. Coved band with gargoyles, embattled parapet with 8 crocketed pinnacles. 2 and 3-light Y-traceried windows to north and south aisles and 3-light Perpendicular windows to clerestory. Clerestory and aisle embattled and with gargoyles to south. Porch: round-arched doorway with keystone inscribed "Anno Domini 1753". C12 capital set into masonry above. South transept: 3-light Y-traceried windows to south and east, and angle buttress to south. Chancel: 2-light Y-traceried windows with pointed door in third bay. Replacement 3-light Y-traceried window to east end. Interior: tower arch with Norman nook-shafts with fluted capitals in very low relief. C13 arcades with wide bays. Monuments: 2 Derbyshire alabaster recumbent figures of knight and lady in recesses to either side of chancel, inscription lost but generally associated with the Metham family of the Manor House, formerly immediately to east of church. Plaque on chancel floor to George Metham and Catherine his wife, daughter of Lord Fairfax, both died 1672; George their son, died 1716, and Margaret Hartcourt his wife, died 1697; and Philip Metham their son 1732. To left of altar: Mary Christie Burton, died 1801. oval plaque with foliage swag on plain background supporting draped urn. To right of altar: Richard Burton, died 1784. Plain tablet on grey background with paterae supporting pinnacle. To south wall of chancel: painted rubrick for confession and absolution of sins. Carver P W J, All Saints Church, North Cave, 1981. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE8968432729


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Books and journals
Carver, P W J , All Saints Church North Cave, (1981)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 01 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00980/28
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