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Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart, Howden

Description: Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165366

OS Grid Reference: SE7454627956
OS Grid Coordinates: 474546, 427956
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7427, -0.8712

Location: Buttfield Road, Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 7DQ

Locality: Howden
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 7DQ

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Listing Text

SE 72 NW
(south side)

8/138 Catholic Church of the
Sacred Heart

Church. 1850-52 by J A Hansom. White brick with ashlar dressings, slate
roof. 6-bay aisled nave with western bellcote, apsidal chancel. Gabled
west front: trefoil-headed double-leaf door in pointed arch held on round
shafts with plain capitals, flanked by trefoil-cusped single-light windows
with 2 tall trefoil-cusped lancets and a trefoil above. To left: octagonal
2-stage staircase turret with narrow square-headed windows, string course
between stages, band of trefoils to top and pyramidal roof. To right:
stepped buttress with gablet. Aisle west windows: 2-light trefoil-cusped
windows with quatrefoils punched through the spandrels. Aisle bays
articulated by stepped buttresses with gablets. Paired trefoil-headed
lancets to aisles. Paired quatrefoils to clerestory except for a single one
to westernmost bay. 3-stepped trefoil-cusped lights with quatrefoils above
to east window of south aisle. East window to north aisle obscured by
presbytery. Chancel: string course and 5 trefoil-cusped windows. Interior:
arcades of pointed arches on octagonal piers. This church is aligned north-
south so the points used in the description are ecclesiastical rather than
cardinal. Neave D, Howden Explored, 1979. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and
the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE7454627956

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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