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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164781
OS Grid Reference: SE9889825784
OS Grid Coordinates: 498898, 425784
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7191, -0.5028
NORTH FERRIBY CHURCH ROAD
SE 92 NE
6/23 Church of All Saints
Church. 1845-8. By J L Pearson. Coursed oolitic limestone rubble with
freestone dressings and graduated slate roofs. Geometrical style. 3-stage
west tower with broach spire, 4-bay aisled nave with north and south
porches, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Tower: moulded plinth and angle
buttresses up to bell stage. Lancet with geometrical tracery to ringing
chamber. String course, pointed 2-light belfry opening with geometrical
tracery under a hoodmould with face stops. Parapet with small blank
quatrefoils and grotesques to corners. Broach spire with 2-light lucarnes
filled with geometrical tracery under gablets with poppy-head finials.
Cross finial. South aisle: diagonal buttresses, 3 two-light pointed windows
with geometrical tracery under hoodmoulds with face and foliage stops.
South porch: pointed door under hoodmould with face stops. Raised coped
gable on kneelers enriched with foliage carving. Cross finial. 4 triple
lancet windows under running hoodmoulds to clerestory. Raised coped gable
with cross finial on kneelers with gablets. Chancel: gableted angle
buttresses. Central pointed priests' door of 2 moulded orders, the outer oil
nook-shafts under a running hoodmould and gablet with beast stops. To left
is a large 2-light pointed window with geometrical tracery under a hoodmould
with carved stops; to right, a similar, smaller window. Pointed 5-light
east window with geometrical tracery under a hoodmould with monarch stops.
Similar fenestration to north side of church. Interior: north and south
arcades of 4 double-chamfered arches on alternating cylindrical and
octagonal piers. Pointed double-chamfered tower arch. Pointed double-
chamfered chancel arch on responds with attached shafts. In north-east
corner of the chancel is a memorial to Luke Livingstone, died 1713, and his
wife Elizabeth: chest on moulded plinth: 2 panels (one for each inscription)
to chest. Shallow cornice. Full-sized effigies kneeling in prayer: Mrs
Livingstone looks up to the heavens while her husband looks at her. Behind,
pilasters with dosserets support a scrolled pediment containing a coat of
arms. Octagonal font with sunk quatrefoils and shields with religious
emblems and floral bosses. Cylindrical pier ringed with 8 marble
colonnettes on a cushion base.
Listing NGR: SE9889825784
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Source: English Heritage
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