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Church of All Saints, North Cave

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 165031

OS Grid Reference: SE8968332728
OS Grid Coordinates: 489683, 432728
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7832, -0.6404

Location: B1230, North Cave, East Riding of Yorkshire HU15 2LW

Locality: North Cave
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU15 2LW

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Listing Text

(north side)

17/68 Church of All Saints


Church. Late C12 lower part of tower, late C13 nave and chancel, C15
clerestory and upper part of tower, porch of 1753. Limestone rubble with
ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. West tower, aisled 4-bay nave, north
and south transept chapels, 3-bay chancel. Two stage tower: 2-light Y-
traceried west window with lancet above and diagonal buttress to left,and
additional lean-to boiler house to extreme left. Clock face to north, west
and south faces of tower with coved band above. 3-light Perpendicular
belfry openings to each face. Coved band with gargoyles, embattled parapet
with 8 crocketed pinnacles. 2 and 3-light Y-traceried windows to north and
south aisles and 3-light Perpendicular windows to clerestory. Clerestory
and aisle embattled and with gargoyles to south. Porch: round-arched
doorway with keystone inscribed "Anno Domini 1753". C12 capital set into
masonry above. South transept: 3-light Y-traceried windows to south and
east, and angle buttress to south. Chancel: 2-light Y-traceried windows
with pointed door in third bay. Replacement 3-light Y-traceried window to
east end. Interior: tower arch with Norman nook-shafts with fluted capitals
in very low relief. C13 arcades with wide bays. Monuments: 2 Derbyshire
alabaster recumbent figures of knight and lady in recesses to either side of
chancel, inscription lost but generally associated with the Metham family of
the Manor House, formerly immediately to east of church. Plaque on chancel
floor to George Metham and Catherine his wife, daughter of Lord Fairfax,
both died 1672; George their son, died 1716, and Margaret Hartcourt his
wife, died 1697; and Philip Metham their son 1732. To left of altar: Mary
Christie Burton, died 1801. oval plaque with foliage swag on plain
background supporting draped urn. To right of altar: Richard Burton, died
1784. Plain tablet on grey background with paterae supporting pinnacle. To
south wall of chancel: painted rubrick for confession and absolution of
sins. Carver P W J, All Saints Church, North Cave, 1981. Pevsner N,
Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE8968432729

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Source: English Heritage

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