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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1257401



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


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463938

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SE6052NW LOWTHER STREET 1112-1/8/612 (North side) Church of St Thomas


Parish church. 1853-54. By George Fowler Jones. MATERIALS: squared limestone with tooled stone dressings and moulded plinth string; slate roofs with stone copings, crocket finials, vestry stack and lead cresting. STYLE: Gothic Revival. PLAN: 2-bay chancel with north vestry; 2-bay north and south transepts; 3-bay nave and west bellcote. EXTERIOR: gabled east end has 3-light window with attenuated quatrefoils in the 2-centred head. Transepts have 2-light windows separated by central buttress, with multi-foiled circular light in gable apex: returns have single windows. Nave is buttressed with single light to each bay. Central bay of gabled west end projects slightly and supports gabled bellcote with crocketed gable cross. West doorway, flanked by 1-light windows, is 2-centred filleted moulded arch with attached jamb shafts and board double doors on elaborate scrolled hinges. Above, west window of 2 trefoiled lights with attenuated quatrefoil in 2-centred head is set back over weathered tabling. West door and window have hoodmoulds with foliate stops. In gable apex is sunk quatrefoil set in chamfered circular surround. Gabled bellcote is of paired trefoil headed lights. Building is buttressed diagonally by 3-stage squat buttresses. Windows are trefoil headed diamond latticed lancets in quoined and chamfered surrounds with sloped sills. Moulded sillstring, stopped with foliate boss on each side of west door, encircles building. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE6048552804

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National Grid Reference: SE 60485 52804


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