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Church of Saint Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westow, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0848 / 54°5'5"N

Longitude: -0.8408 / 0°50'26"W

OS Eastings: 475931

OS Northings: 466053

OS Grid: SE759660

Mapcode National: GBR QPK6.SG

Mapcode Global: WHFBN.1LXC

Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 10 October 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328814

Location: Westow, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Parish: Westow

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: West Buckrose

Church of England Diocese: York

Listing Text

WESTOW CHURCH LANE
SE 76 NE (north end)

2/110 Church of Saint Mary
10.10.66
- II*

Church. C15 tower with nave and chancel of 1864 by Mallinson and Healey.
Limestone rubble and ashlar. Westmorland slate. Victorian section in
Geometric style. West tower, 4-bay nave, 2 bay chancel with vestry to
north. Tower: diagonal buttresses flank blocked west door with crude hood-
mould. 3 C19 stepped cinquefoil-headed lights in original C15 frame, with
small square-headed chamfered window above. String course. 2-light belfry
windows to each face. Embattled parapet. South porch: double door beneath
massive concrete lintel with triangular overlight. Nave: 2-light pointed
windows. Chancel: to south a priests' door with lancet to left and 2-light
pointed window to right; to north, vestry with 2-light square-headed window.
East end: 3-light pointed window. Interior: small C12 panel showing
Crucifixion incorporated into memorial to former incumbent in west wall of
nave. Saxon cross head in north-west corner of nave. Norman tub font with
cable moulding. Chancel contains black marble memorial to George Montaigne,
died 1669. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1972.


Listing NGR: SE7593166053

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