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Church of All Saints, Burstwick

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166647

OS Grid Reference: TA2276928032
OS Grid Coordinates: 522769, 428032
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7342, -0.1403

Location: Church Lane, Burstwick, East Riding of Yorkshire HU12 9HP

Locality: Burstwick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU12 9HP

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Listing Text

TA 22 NW
(west end)

4/2 Church of All Saints
- I
Parish church. C13 nave, early C14 south chapel, mid C15 tower
incorporating mid C13 west window, C15 chancel, north aisle and north
chapel. Restorations to chancel of 1830; restorations of 1853 included
rebuilding south porch; restorations completed 1893 included reflooring,
reseating, reroofing. Split cobbles to tower with ashlar facing to west
side of first stage; cobbles to nave and south transept, ashlar to north
aisle and chancel. Red brick to porch. Limestone ashlar dressings
throughout. Slate roofs to nave, chancel and north aisle, lead roofs to
south and north chapels, pantile roof to porch. West tower, 4-bay nave with
south porch, transeptal south chapel and north aisle, 2-bay chancel with
north chapel. 3-stage tower: moulded plinth, diagonal buttresses with
offsets, weathered string courses between stages, stair lighting slits to
south-west angle. First stage: pointed transomed 3-light west window with
curvilinear tracery in hollow-chamfered reveal with hoodmould; trefoiled
ogee-headed niche above with crocketed hood, carved corbel of angel holding
shield, and flanking pinnacled buttress shafts. Second stage has slit-
lights to north and south, and outline of earlier nave gable to east. Third
stage: pointed 2-light traceried belfry openings with hollow-chamfered
reveals; moulded string course, coped embattled parapet with bases of former
angle pinnacles, and carved head corbels to each side supporting shafts for
former central pinnacles. Nave: south side has triangular-headed 3-light
window with Perpendicular tracery, lancet to left of porch inserted in 1853.
South chapel: chamfered plinth, angle buttresses with offsets and crocketed
gablets with finials: pointed 3-light south window (perhaps C13 reset) with
partly-restored geometric tracery, double-chamfered reveal, moulded mullions
and hoodmould with head stops; moulded string course, coped parapet with
cross finial and plain pinnacles to gable. South porch: plinth capped with
3-course ovolo-moulded brick band, basket-arched outer doorway, tumbled-in
brick to raised gable. Pointed chamfered inner door with hoodmould. North
aisle and north chapel: moulded plinth, angle buttresses and buttresses
between bays with offsets. Pointed door to nave of 2 hollow-chamfered
orders with ornate hoodmould; single square-headed 2-light window, 5 square-
headed 3-light windows with Perpendicular tracery (some partly restored).
Similar 2-light west window and 3-light east window. Moulded string course,
ridge-coped parapet. Chancel: moulded plinth, angle and mid-buttresses
similar to north aisle and north chapel; pointed moulded south door,
segmental-headed 3-light traceried windows (one with restored tracery);
large segmental-headed 5-light east window with similar, partly-restored,
tracery; moulded string course, ridge-coped parapet, rebuilt gable.
Interior. 4-bay north arcade of flattened pointed double-chamfered arches
on tall octagonal piers with plain moulded capitals and bases. Pointed
double-chamfered tower arch on chamfered responds with plain moulded
capitals and bases. Pointed double-chamfered arch to south chapel with
hoodmould and carved animal head stops, filleted shafted responds with plain
moulded capitals and bases; hoodmould and head stops to inner face. Chapel
has single sedilia with moulded ogee arch and a richly-crocketed hoodmould
with finial and head stops; adjoining rounded cinquefoiled piscina with
moulded reveal, restored bowl and blind quatrefoils in spandrels; double-
chamfered reveal, moulded mullions, hoodmould and head stops to window.
Pointed triple-chamfered chancel arch with continuous chamfers, single head
stop on south side of east face; square-headed squint on south side of arch.
Pointed double-chamfered arch between north aisle and north chapel (now
organ-chamber/vestry). Chancel has wide segmental-pointed double-chamfered
arch to chapel on octagonal responds with plain moulded capitals and bases;
pointed wave-moulded north door; chamfered segmental-arched sedilia, pointed
chamfered piscina and small square-headed aumbry to south. C19 roofs
throughout, that to chancel with wall shafts carried on ornate carved stone
corbels. Black marble floorslab in north chapel to Sir Mathew Appleyard
(d1669) and his wife Frances (d1683) with marginal inscription and central
roundel with arms and full achievement in relief. Floorslab alongside to
Stephen Hatfield, Lord of Holderness, and his wife Elizabeth, with arms and
indents for brasses. Marble and ashlar wall tablets in chancel: to Leonard
and Ann Metcalf of 1749, with arms in cartouche; to Mathew Witham of 1790 on
obelisk base; to Rev Henry Earl of 1870, with draped urn, by W D Keyworth of
Hull. C12 cylindrical tub font with plain moulding to underside,
cylindrical shaft, plain moulded base and circular stepped pedestal. C19
benches, pulpit. Unusual C17 Royal Arms hanging in north aisle with
painting on reverse of beheading of Charles I and Latin verses condemming
the wickedness of rebellion and regicide, made by vicar John Catlyn in 1676.
Fragments of C15 glass from north aisle windows incorporated in chancel
window surrounds. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, East
Riding, 1978, pp 205-6; Victoria County History: York, East Riding, vol 5,
1984, p 19. H K Morris, The Church of All Saints, Burstwick, 1228-1978,
1978, 20pp.

Listing NGR: TA2277128032

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