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Description: Church of the Most Holy Sacrement
Date Listed: 24 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166688
OS Grid Reference: TA1891638653
OS Grid Coordinates: 518916, 438653
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8305, -0.1946
BURTON CONSTABLE MARTON LANE
TA 13 NE
6/12 Church of the Most Holy
Church. 1788-89 with later additions and alterations including mid C19
extension to east and C20 porch to west. By Thomas Atkinson for William
Constable. Pinkish-brown brick in English garden wall bond with Welsh slate
roof. Single tall storey, 3 bays with single-bay extension to east and
porch to west. Entrance a double plank door to south side of porch under
round arch. Within, to west end of church a 6-fielded-panel door. West end
has 16-pane sash to right of door and to gable a 16-pane window with radial
glazing to head. South side has 3 round-arched windows, the 2 westernmost
are 16-pane windows with radial glazing to heads, to east a stained-glass
window (dated 1946); all under header arches. Brick copings to all gables.
Interior. To west end a gallery on 4 Doric columns. To north side an
arcade of blank round-arched recesses with raised imposts, similar arcade to
south contains windows. Moulded cornice. Segmental vault. Shallow chancel
bay with wall paintings. Neoclassical marble wall monument, a female figure
and urn, to Mary Chichester d 1815 by Tyley of Bristol. Remains of box pews
to west. Inscribed on brass plaque to entrance: "DEO IMMORTALI / AEDES HAS
SACRAS / EREXIT / GULIEMUS CONSTABLE / A.D. / DMDCCLXXXIX" Abutts former
prebendary to north. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978;
Listing NGR: TA1891638653
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Source: English Heritage
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