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Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS
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East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
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TA 20098 47639


TA 24 NW HORNSEA NEWBEGIN (north side)

11/30 Church of Saint Nicholas

22.4.65 GV I

Church. C13 nave and aisles, late C13 tower, altered and enlarged late C14 and C15, restored by Scott 1865-7. Cobbles with freestone dressings. West tower, 4-bay aisled nave with south porch (formerly with south chapel), 4- bay chancel with north and south aisled chapels and eastern crypt. West tower: 3 stages, embraced by westward extension of nave aisles. Chamfered plinth, angle buttresses with offsets, chamfered strings. Pointed openings with Y-tracery under hoodmoulds to 2nd and 3rd stages. Crenellated parapet with eight crocketed pinnacles. Pointed double-chamfered west door under stopped hoodmould. Four-light west window with Perpendicular tracery under 4-centred arch. Nave: 3 buttresses with offsets to westward extension of aisles. 2 grouped lancets to west; similar window to east in blocked pointed chamfered opening to former south chapel. Clerestory: 3-light pointed windows with Perpendicular tracery. Low parapet with moulded coping. Pointed south door under oblong hoodmould with blank trefoils and mouchettes to spandrels. Chancel: moulded plinth, corner buttresses, 3 grouped lancets to south aisle. East bay (added 1430) has five-light pointed windows with Perpendicular tracery to north and south walls. Clerestory: three 3-light pointed window with Perpendicular tracery. Seven- light pointed east window with Perpendicular tracery. Low parapet with crocketed pinnacles and cross finial to coped gable. Interior: triple- chamfered tower arches to north and south. North and south nave arcades of pointed arches with continuous double chamfers: the north on high bases, the south on similar, lower, bases. Pointed chancel arch with continuous fluted mouldings dying into plain bases. Chancel: pointed arches to north and south arcades with continuous chamfer and scrolled hoodmould on high moulded base. Giant blank pointed arches with continuous chamfer enclosing clerestory windows. Crypt, of unknown date, below east bay reached by spiral stair from north choir aisle and small door with shouldered arch (perhaps a former window) beneath east window of chancel. Fireplace with rebated opening under segmental arch to north wall; inserted early C19 double brick vault. Early C13 octagonal font, each face with blank paired lancets in low relief, to nave west end. Memorials: north nave aisle, east end: C13 recumbent effigy in secular clothing. From the church of Saint Giles, Goxhill. Recumbent effigies of a knight and lady from the church of Saint Helena and Saint Mary Magdalene, Nunkeeling; late C13. Chancel south aisle, east end: alabaster tomb chest to Revd. Anthony St. Quintin, died 1430. Sides with blank shields in quatrefoils, remains of inscription to edge of covering slab. This is covered in early graffiti, including large numbers of 'footprints'.

Listing NGR: TA2010247642


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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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