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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 16 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 165245
OS Grid Reference: SE7116736178
OS Grid Coordinates: 471167, 436178
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8170, -0.9205
BUBWITH CHURCH STREET
SE 73 NW
3/20 Church of All Saints
Church. Late C12 in origin with chancel of c1300, C13 arcade, mid C14 north
aisle, C15 south aisle, tower and clerestory built with funds from will of
Nicholas de Bubwith, Bishop of Bath and Wells (1408-1424), possibly designed
by Robert Cooper (fl 1442-59); east window of c1485. Limestone ashlar,
Westmorland slate. roof. West tower, 4-bay aisled nave with clerestory, 3-
bay chancel. 2-stage tower with diagonal buttresses. Tall 3-light west
window. Traceried 2-light pointed belfry opening with hoodmould resting on
string course to each face. Embattled parapet with 8 crocketed pinnacles.
Nave south side: pointed doorway in second bay, and 3-light square-headed
Perpendicular windows. Diagonal buttresses to either end and stepped
buttress between bays 3 and 4. 3-light pointed Perpendicular window to east
end. Plain parapet with moulded coping. Clerestory: 3-light cinque-cusped
square-headed windows and embattled parapet with crocketed pinnacles. Nave
north side: pointed doorway, opposing that to south. Square-headed 3-light
windows flanked by stepped buttresses, those to outer bays with
Perpendicular tracery, those to inner bays with Decorated tracery. Square-
headed 3-light reticulated window to east end. Clerestory as south side.
Chancel south side: pointed priest's door with tall lancet to left and two
2-light pointed windows with quatrefoil tracery separated by stepped
buttress to right. Chancel north side: 2-light pointed window with
quatrefoil tracery, with stepped buttress to left. East end: 5-light
Perpendicular window flanked by stepped buttresses. Interior: round-headed
Norman chancel arch of 3 moulded orders, with scalloped moulding to outer
order, set on responds with scalloped capitals. East wall of nave set back
over arch with line of Norman gable end with 2 blocked rectangular windows
to left and right clearly visible. Above chancel arch on east side is a
small winged figure in relief in an elongated quatrefoil, probably c1200.
North aisle contains Norman flat buttress and section of corbel table to
east end. Arcade: 3 eastern bays of c1300 with round piers and filleted
responds carrying double chamfered arches. Western bay carried on
Perpendicular octagonal piers. Tall Perpendicular tower arch. C15
octagonal font inscribed "Fons de Bubvid". Bubwith Village Trust, Bubwith:
an East Yorkshire Parish, 1979. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the East
Listing NGR: SE7116436179
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