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Church of St Mary, Etton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164575

OS Grid Reference: SE9814043579
OS Grid Coordinates: 498140, 443579
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8791, -0.5086

Location: Chantry Lane, Etton, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 7PQ

Locality: Etton
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU17 7PQ

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Listing Text

SE 94 SE
(north side)
4/40 Church of St Mary
Church. C12 west tower, (later raised), c1300 south aisle, remainder
rebuilt in Romanesque style 1844-6. Ashlar, slate roofs. 2 stage west
tower, 3-bay nave with south aisle and south porch, 2-bay chancel with north
vestry, south chapel, and shallow porch to priests' door. West tower:clasping
pilaster buttresses. Single round-headed slit window to lower stage; 2
round-headed belfry openings beneath corbel table. Corbelled out parapet
above. Round-headed west door of 3 orders on nook-shafts with scallop
capitals. Inner order: medallions with floral ornament; central order:
beakhead; outer order: stylized beakhead. All under a filleted hoodmould
with mask stops in a slight projection under a corbelled-out roof. Nave:
chamfered plinth, pilaster buttresses. Single round-headed window to west,
2 paired round-headed lights with mid-wall shaft to east, each under a
single round-headed chamfered arch. Heavily restored C12 south door to west
orders on nook-shafts with scalloped capitals. Beakhead to inner order,
chevrons to outer order, all under a filleted hoodmould. Similar
fenestration to nave north wall. Chancel: round-headed window with cusped
Y-tracery to east; round-headed priests' door, in projection, with nook-
shafts and chevron ornament beneath a filleted hoodmould. Pointed east
window of 4 lights with tracery in Perpendicular style underhoodmould with
facestops. Interior: C12 round-headed tower arch of 4 orders on nook-shafts
with scalloped capitals and moulded imposts. Inner order: double roll to
soffit and mulberry motif; second order: chevrons; third order: abstract
beakhead with medallions, faces, and a rabbit; outer order: chevrons. The
west side of the tower arch has a single, square order. Over the arch is a
royal coat of arms. South aisle of c1300: shallow bases to quatrefoil
filleted piers, with quatrefoil abaci carrying pointed arches of 2 filleted
orders. Hoodmould with carved faces to the south side. In the chancel is a
fragment of a reclining effigy of Leonora Langdale which has 2 small
heraldic shields. Double wall tablet to Mary Delgarno died 1693, Lucy
Bachelor 1694, and Elizabeth Delgarno died 1724: all contained in a
pilastered surround with a coat of arms beneath a broken pediment. Beneath
is a plain wall tablet to Arthur Delgarno
Nave north wall: a blank quatrefoil with a central, heraldic shield.
Inserted into the west wall of the south aisle are 3 figure sculptures of
c1190, brought from the ruined church of Saint Peter, Holme-on-the-Wolds:
one of Christ with a resurrection banner confronting a demon, the second of
Saint Paul with a sword, the third of Saint Peter with a key.

Listing NGR: SE9814043579

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Source: English Heritage

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