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Church of All Saints, Beswick

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164480

OS Grid Reference: SE9970749517
OS Grid Coordinates: 499707, 449517
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9322, -0.4828

Location: Church Lane, Beswick, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 9JW

Locality: Beswick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 9JW

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Listing Text

SE 94 NE
2/8 Church of All Saints
7.2.68 II *

Church. C12 or earlier nave, early C13 north aisle, C13 chancel, C15 west
tower, (rebuilt above ground level in C17); the whole church largely rebuilt
c1871. Ashlar built slate roofs. 2-stage west tower, 4-bay nave
(originally 5 bays) with north aisle and north porch, 2-bay chancel. West
tower: chamfered plinth. Protruding stair turret under pentice roof to
north-east corner. Round-headed belfry openings, with louvres. Band
beneath crenellated parapet. Nave: chamfered plinth and buttresses with
offsets. Paired lancets with attached central shaft. C12 north door of 2
orders on nook-shafts with scalloped capitals: inner order of beakhead,
outer order of stylised beakhead with a single beast head at crown of arch.
Chancel: chamfered plinth, paired lancet with central attached shaft to
east, pointed priests' door to west. Large, blocked, pointed opening to
extreme west. 3-light pointed east window with C19 tracery under hoodmould
with foliated stops. Coped gable. Interior: north arcade of 4 pointed
double-chamfered arches (and the remains of a fifth dying into the west wall
of the nave) on cylindical piers with octagonal abaci. The second pier from
the west has a capital bearing stylised leaf ornament. Chancel: 2 memorial
tablets on the north wall to family of Grimston, of Grimston Garth in
Holderness. The first Memorial tablet is by Fisher of York to John Grimston
(died 1780) and to Jane his wife (died 1758). Tablet with paterae beneath
an enriched cornice and a sarcophagus decorated with rams' heads. The
second by Cheere to Thomas Grimston died 1752: eared and shouldered tablet
under a round pediment flanked by putti under a coat of arms. Mid C17
pulpit with decorated panels under a cornice enriched with projecting
diamonds. Small organ of 1836 in a Gothick case. Early C13 font with cable
ornament to shallow bowl.

Listing NGR: SE9970749517

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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