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Church of St Hybald, Scawby

Description: Church of St Hybald

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 166042

OS Grid Reference: SE9688205635
OS Grid Coordinates: 496882, 405635
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5384, -0.5396

Location: Church Street, Scawby, North Lincolnshire DN20 9AH

Locality: Scawby
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN20 9AH

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Listing Text

(north side, off)

19/81 Church of St Hybald



Parish church. C13-C15 tower; west tower entrance, nave, aisles and chancel
of 1842-43 by W A Nicholson, with alterations of 1870s by James Fowler of
Louth. 1842-43 rebuilding in C13 style. Tower of squared limestone and
rubble with galleted joints, ashlar dressings and parapet; remainder in
dressed limestone with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. West tower with west
entrance, 5-bay aisled nave with 3-bay arcades and south porch, 3-bay
chancel. 2-stage tower: quoins, moulded plinth, diagonal buttresses with
offsets. Tall first stage has inserted pointed shafted door with hood-mould
and shafted lancet above, original round-headed single-light west and south
windows with monolithic heads, moulded string course. Stepped-in second
stage: 4-centred arch 2-light cinquefoiled belfry openings with hood-moulds.
Moulded string course with pairs of gargoyles to north and south sides,
coped embattled parapet. Chamfered plinth, pilaster buttresses and corbel-
table to nave, aisles and chancel. Lancets to clerestory; shafted lancets
with hood-moulds to aisles; pointed shafted south door and shafted twin east
lancet with hood-mould to chancel. Porch: pointed chamfered outer arch with
hood-mould and headstops, pointed chamfered inner arch. Interior. Nave
arcades of pointed double-chamfered arches with hood-moulds on octagonal
piers and keeled responds with engaged shafts and moulded capitals, (bases
obscured by flooring). Tower open to nave, with panelled organ-gallery
front bearing good C19 painted cast metal coat of arms. Double-chamfered
chancel arch of filleted responds with engaged shafts. Shafted east window
with hood-mould and headstops. 3-bay single hammer-beam chancel roof; 5-bay
king-post nave roof. Monuments. In chancel, south side: wall monument to
Richard Nelthorpe and wife Ursula, of c1640, attributed to Marshall
workshop, with life-sized busts in round-arched niches above inscription and
panel with 6 miniature figures (2 damaged) of mourning children holding
skulls, flanked by scrolled brackets and columns carrying entablature and
carved archievement in ornate strapwork surround; wall tablet to John
Nelthorpe, of 1669, (transferred from Church of St James, Clerkenwell) with
scrolled bracket and festooned base, inscription flanked by Ionic columns
carrying entablature with pulvinated frieze, moulded cornice and scrolled
pediment bearing cartouche with arms; to Edward and Richard Nelthorpe, of
1788, by Fisher of York, with obelisk base and inscription in fluted
surround with festooned pedestal and draped urn. North side: tablet to Sir
Henry Nelthorpe of 1830, by George Earle Jun of Hull, with draped altar,
palm fronds, scrolled pediment and arms. Black marble floorslab to Frances
Nelthorpe of 1720. Wall tablets in north aisle: to Amaziah Empson, vicar,
of 1798, by Fisher of York, with obelisk base, foliate frieze, draped urn
and arms; to Elizabeth Moore, of 1797, with good inscription. C19 tablets
to south aisle. Four C18 and later hatchments fixed above wall monuments in
chancel. Good late C19 wrought-iron altar rails by Mark Horton of Lea.
Plain C19 octagonal font on shafted column base. Drawings by
C Nattes, 1795, Banks Collection, Lincoln City Library; N Pevsner and
J Harris, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, p351-352.

Listing NGR: SE9688205635

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Source: English Heritage

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