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Church of St Mary, Rimswell

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166613

OS Grid Reference: TA3115428758
OS Grid Coordinates: 531154, 428758
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7387, -0.0130

Location: Church Road, Rimswell, East Riding of Yorkshire HU19 2DB

Locality: Rimswell
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU19 2DB

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Listing Text

TA 32 NW
(west side)
4/71 Church of St Mary

Parish church. 1801 by Charles Mountain of Kingston upon Hull; alterations
of 1885 included removal of west gallery, reseating, refenestration;
reroofed c1980. Coursed reused rubble and ashlar, faced in yellow brick in
Flemish bond, partly stuccoed to east end of nave and partly concrete
rendered to tower; limestone ashlar and red brick dressings. Concrete tile
roof. West tower with west door, 3-bay nave, single-bay chancel. Ashlar
plinth. 3-stage tower: first stage has round-arched entrance with board
door and fanlight in round-arched recessed red brick panel, 4-course red
brick flush band with raised ashlar band above; second stage, rendered to
north and south sides, has raised ashlar panels, stuccoed 2-course brick
band; stepped-in third stage has recessed round-arched belfry openings with
wooden louvres, raised dentilled brick cornice; rendered stone-coped
parapet, plain sandstone angle pinnacles. Nave: pilasters flanking full-
height round-arched panels with ashlar impost band and original round-arched
window openings, blocked to base and containing inserted recessed twin
round-headed windows; raised dentilled red brick cornice, narrow ashlar
string course, red brick frieze with recessed rectangular panels above
windows; stone-coped gable. West end has single round-arched openings
flanking tower, with inserted recessed round-arched windows and single
recessed rectangular panels above. Chancel: similar recessed round-arched
panel with inserted window in original opening, plain 3-course red brick
band, frieze with recessed panel above; to south side full-height round arched panel to
east side with inserted stepped triple round-headed window in shortened
original round-arched opening; hipped roof. Windows have ashlar sills, all
openings have rubbed-brick arches. Remnants of stucco to east end of nave
and north side of chancel, covering wall, cornice and frieze. Interior.
Chamfered round arches to nave and chancel. Boarded coved ceiling. Gothick
panelled pulpit with traceried balustrade to staircase. Late C19 wall
tablets to chancel. Royal Arms of 1802 at east end of nave. The rubble
walls incorporate reused masonry, probably material salvaged from the
medieval church at nearby Owthorne, endangered by the sea and demolished in
the late C18. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, East Riding,
1972, p 329;'Victoria County History: York, East Riding, vol 5, 1984,
pp 95-6.

Listing NGR: TA3115428758

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Source: English Heritage

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