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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1162211

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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

County District District Type Parish
East Riding of YorkshireUnitary AuthoritySkerne and Wansford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Sep-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 166949

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Details

TA 05 NE SKERNE WANSFORD

7/90 Church of St Mary the Virgin 20/9/66

GV II*

Church. 1868. By G E Street for Sir Tatton Sykes. Ashlar, flat clay roofing tiles. Gothic Revival style. 4½-bay nave with west bellcote and south porch, 2 bay chancel and north vestry. Nave has chamfered plinth, scroll-moulded string, buttresses to east and west. 2-light pointed windows with tracery in Decorated style to west and to centre, each with stopped hood-mould under relieving arch. 4-light square-headed window to east with cusped tracery. Pointed south door, of 2 orders, in Early English style with nook shafts, dog-tooth, and stopped hood-mould. Raised coped gables with Celtic cross finial. South porch has door with hollow-chamfered mouldings, cinquefoil head, stopped hood-mould and raised coped gable with cross finial. Bell turret has square lower stage surmounted by low octagonal broach spire. 2-light belfry openings with mid-wall shaft, with volutes to capital, under round sound-hole in gablet. 2-light trefoil- headed lucarnes to cardinal elevations of spire; cross finial. Chancel: chamfered plinth, diagonal buttresses, scroll-moulded string. 2-light pointed window with tracery in Curvilinear style and stopped hood-mould under relieving arch. Pointed 3-light east window, with intersecting tracery enclosing trefoils, under relieving arch. Interior: 2 circular piers at west end with round bases and abaci supporting pointed double- chamfered arches and stilted arch to centre: bellcote above. Principal- rafter roof to nave with arched braces, side purlins, and windbraces, painted with geometrical and stylised floral designs throughout. Elaborate chancel-screen of 5 trefoil headed arches, under crocketed gablets, supported on twisted marble columns: central cross finial. Sexfoil font, with blank tracery, in Geometrical style, on each lobe, on colonnettes with annuli, round bases, and abaci.

Listing NGR: TA0621656654

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National Grid Reference: TA 06216 56654

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