CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1302046
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Richmondshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Muker
National Park:
YORKSHIRE DALES
National Grid Reference:
SD 91055 97880

Details

SD 99 NW MUKER MUKER

14/147 Church of Saint Mary 7.12.66 GV II *

Church. 1580, C18, restored 1891. Rubble, stone slate roof. West tower, nave and chancel under 1 roof, south porch. Tower: possibly 1580. 3 stages. Quoins. On ground floor, a vent with vertical iron bar. 2-light chamfered-mullion belfry openings. Bench-mark on west face. Lead rainwater head cast with "R METCALFE, I CALVERT, C-WARDENS 1793". Porch: dated 1849 on kneeler. Coursed stone. Sundial. Inner doorway: 4-centred arch, chamfered, with inscription "LW 1719 IP". Nave and chancel: substantially of 1580. 3 and 2 bays. 2-light chamfered-mullion window to south-west. Other windows C19, of 2 trefoil-headed lights with hoodmoulds. East window: 3 trefoil-headed lights under hoodmould. North side has C18 lead rainwater head. Interior: beaded wall plate and roof timbers substantially of 1580, but raised from steeper thatched pitch in 1761. Font: C19, round basin on cylindrical shaft and base. On south wall of sanctuary, a small stone inscribed "SG 1769". Against north wall of sanctuary, vertical slab commemorating Mr James of the parish of Redrith, Cornwall, d.1746. South wall of chancel, memorial to Alexander Calvert of Richmond, land agent and commissioner under Inclosure Acts, d.1834. North wall of nave, memorial to Edmund Alderson Knowles of Low Row d.1835 by G Green, Newcastle, and board painted with rules for use of Parish Hearse, 1836. A rare example of a new church in 1580. E Cooper, Muker: The Story of a Yorkshire Parish (1948).

Listing NGR: SD9105597880

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
322232
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cooper, E , Muker The Story of a Yorkshire Parish, (1948)

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: 01 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10710/34
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