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Church of St Mary, West Butterwick

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165220

OS Grid Reference: SE8348705845
OS Grid Coordinates: 483487, 405845
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5426, -0.7416

Location: West Street, West Butterwick, North Lincolnshire DN17 3LN

Locality: West Butterwick
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN17 3LN

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Listing Text

(north side, off)

8/155 Church of St Mary


Parish church. 1841 by Briggs; later C19 vestry in matching style and
materials. West gallery removed and interior fittings renewed in 1879.
White brick in English bond with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof.
Gothic Revival style. West tower with south door, 3-bay nave, single-bay
chancel/sacristy with later vestry adjoining north side. Plinth. 2-stage
tower: tall first stage has diagonal buttresses with offsets rising to short
stone-coped piers, Tudor-arched hollow-chamfered south door in square-headed
chamfered reveal with foliate carvings to spandrels, hoodmould and head
stops; west lancet with hoodmould, single narrow lancets above to north and
south. Splay-footed octagonal belfry with alternate blind lancets and
lancet openings with hoodmoulds and wooden louvres, clockface to west.
String course, coped embattled parapet. Octagonal spire with ashlar finial
and wrought-iron weather-vane. Nave: thin diagonal buttresses and
buttresses between bays, rising to coped piers above parapet; pointed 2-
light Y-traceried windows with hoodmoulds, string course, coped parapet.
Chancel/sacristy: angle buttresses, pointed traceried north and south
lancets with hoodmoulds and shield stops, east side has buttress between
chancel to left with triple traceried lancets with hoodmoulds and shield
stops, and sacristy to right with similar twin lancets; moulded string
course, coped embattled parapet. Vestry has 4-centred arch door and lancet
to east, coped embattled parapet. Hipped roof. Interior. Pointed
chamfered door to nave, pointed chamfered chancel arch with hoodmould,
vaulted roof to sanctuary, pointed chamfered door to sacristy. 6-bay ceiled
nave roof with plain corbelled tie beams. Marble wall tablet to Michael
Goodsir of 1839. C19 octagonal font. Reset fragments of early (perhaps
medieval) stained glass to north, C19 stained glass to south and east, the
latter by Thomas Ward of London. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of
England: Lincolnshire, 1978, p 419. D L Roberts, "Lincolnshire and
Humberside", in J Hadfield (ed), The Shell Book of English Villages, 1980,
p 379; photographs in NMR.

Listing NGR: SE8348705845

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Source: English Heritage

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