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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 4 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164390
OS Grid Reference: TA2131900704
OS Grid Coordinates: 521319, 400704
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4891, -0.1729
TA 30 NW HATCLIFFE MAIN STREET
Church of Saint Mary
Parish church. C12 nave with C13 blocked north arcade, C13 tower with C14-
C15 parapet. Restorations of 1861-2 by Rogers and Marsden of Louth
including re-flooring, re-seating, blocking west tower entrance and opening
south door, rebuilding chancel and adding new vestry/organ chamber. Square
ironstone with limestone and ironstone ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof.
West tower with rectangular projecting stair turret to south-east, 2-bay
nave with south door and blocked 3-bay north arcade, 2-bay chancel with
vestry adjoining north side. Tower: moulded plinth, diagonal buttresses
with set-offs; partly restored 3-light cinquefoiled west window. Belfry has
pointed 2-light Y-traceried openings to south and east, and single blocked
lancets to north and west. Moulded string-course, coped embattled parapet.
Stair turret has small slit window and single trefoiled light. Nave: round-
headed chamfered door with plain-moulded imposts and hoodmould; C14 square-
headed 2-light trefoiled south window with restored mullion and hoodmould.
North side has late C13 pointed 2-light traceried window with hoodmould and
headstops flanked by single blocked pointed arcade arches, that to right
containing a blocked pointed door with plain imposts and a blocked lancet
above, that to left containing a late C13 - early C14 pointed 3-light window
with intersecting tracery, hoodmould and weathered headstops. Chancel:
buttresses to east and between bays, single and twin C19 lancets and pointed
3-light east window with geometrical tracery. Interior: tower open to nave,
with tall pointed double-chamfered arch, the inner order dying into
chamfered jambs. Blocked north arcade has pointed double-chamfered arches
to outer bays with rounded chamfer-stops, quatrefoil piers and responds with
plain moulded capitals, round and square abaci, and moulded bases on square
plinths. Pointed double-chamfered chancel arch with chamfered jambs and
restored shafts supporting inner order. In chancel a re-set graveslab to
John Hatteclyf of 1549 and part of another to Lyon Hatteclyf of 1552.
Vestry contains damaged floorslab to William Hatteclyf of 1551 with
inscribed border and figures of knight and lady over inscribed panel; much
worn graveslab with lettered border and inscribed cross. Font with C12
circular bowl on restored cylindrical shaft with cable moulding and
octagonal base. Shallow former font bowl in chancel with floral boss in
centre. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire,
1978, p 269.
Listing NGR: TA2131600706
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