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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST.LEONARD

List entry Number: 1103451

Location

CHURCH OF ST.LEONARD

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

County District District Type Parish
East Riding of YorkshireUnitary AuthorityLeconfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-Feb-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164488

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History

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Details

LECONFIELD SCORBOROUGH TA 04 NW 3/16 Church of St Leonard 5/37 7.2.68 - I

Church. 1857-9 by J L Pearson for Lord Hotham. Gritstone ashlar, clay tile roof. Geometrical style. 2-stage west tower with broach spire, 4-bay aisled nave and chancel in one, south porch, north vestry. West tower: moulded plinth, pilaster buttresses. Ground floor has band with blank quatrefoils beneath cornice decorated with stiff leaf. Clock carved from stone in shallow relief. West window of 2 lights with nook-shafts beneath sexfoil all under hoodmould with foliage stops. Small lancet to first floor under gablet with poppy-head finial. Belfry openings of 2 lights with elaborate shafting and mid-wall shafts under gablets with pierced sexfoil sound-hole. Hexagonal buttresses under pyramidal caps to broaches of spire all with a variety of blank arcading and blank trefoil-headed openings to the sides. Cross finial to spire. Nave and chancel: moulded plinth, buttresses with offsets: chancel buttresses have blank geometric arcading under trefoils. Paired lancets to each bay with quatrefoils to spandrels; impost band of sunk blank quatrefoils. Decorated eaves cornice with stiff leaf. Coped gables with gablets to kneelers and cross finial. South porch: moulded plinth, buttresses with offsets. Pointed arch of 2 orders on nook- shafts with capitals with deeply-carved foliage under blank quatrefoil. Coped gable, cross finial. South door: pointed arch of 2 orders with carved foliage under blank quatrefoil. Coped gable, cross finial. South door: pointed arch of 2 orders with carved foliage between, under hoodmould with foliage stops, on marble nook-shafts. Double-leaf boarded door. Interior: the interior is characterised by the elaborate use of marble shafting to all windows as nook-shafts and mid-wall shafts to rear-arches. Pointed tower arch under hoodmould on deeply carved foliate capitals to detached marble shafts with rings. Moulded bases. Division between nave and chancel marked by paired marble shafts with rings supporting capitals to double curved principal rafters. Clustered shafts with rings to lancets of east window beneath double-traceried sexfoil window. Principal rafter roof with double side purlins and wind braces - heavily cusped and pierced to bottom tier. North-east corner of chancel: grave slab to Henry de Middleton, priest, early C16. Slightly sunk panel with figure in low relief bearing chalice under round cusped arch. Frieze of quatrefoils bearing Christian symbols and flowers behind main altar.

Listing NGR: TA0157145329

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National Grid Reference: TA 01571 45329

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