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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166699
OS Grid Reference: TA1497041942
OS Grid Coordinates: 514970, 441942
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8610, -0.2533
RISE RISE ROAD
TA 14 SW
2/23 Church of All Saints
Church. 1844-5, reusing some medieval fragments. Reputedly by Chantrell.
Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. 3-stage west tower with 4-bay nave
with south porch and 2-bay lower, narrower chancel with north vestry.
Gothic Revival style. Continuous double-chamfered plinth. Tower: angle
buttresses with offsets up to second stage. First stage has lancet windows
to north, south and west sides, that to west is taller; all in double-
chamfered surrounds under hoodmoulds with reused medieval head and foliage
stops. Second stage has similar lancet windows to north and south sides.
Chamfered band. Third stage is recessed and has twin lancet belfry openings
to each side in double-chamfered surrounds under hoodmoulds with foliage
stops. Corbel table. Splay footed spire with lucarnes to each side. Nave,
south side: buttresses between bays and to west angle with offsets. South
porch to second bay has pointed-arched opening with roll-moulding to soffit
on nook-shafts, under hoodmould with foliate stops. Within a further
similar opening with board door. Nave has pairs of lancets with shafts
between, under hoodmoulds with reused head and foliage stops throughout and
continuous sill band. Moulded eaves cornice. Shaped kneelers and ashlar
copings. Bell turret to east apex. Chancel, south side has buttresses with
offsets between bays. Pointed plank priest's door to first bay in chamfered
surround under hoodmould with foliate stops. Plinth taken around door as
architrave. Otherwise single lancets under hoodmoulds with reused head
stops. Moulded sill band. North side: angle buttresses with offsets to
east. Vestry to first bay has angle buttresses with offsets, lancet window
to east side, shaped kneelers. Otherwise chancel has similar single lancet
to south side. East end has 3 stepped lancets in double-chamfered surround
under hoodmould with reused head stops. Moulded eaves, shaped kneelers and
ashlar copings. Cross at apex. Interior. Quadruple-chamfered pointed
tower arch, the inner 2 arches with moulded capitals. 4-centred, double-
chamfered chancel arch on cylindrical shafts with hollow-moulded capitals
and with roll-moulded hood. C19 arcaded cylindrical font on columnar
plinth. Monuments: to chancel are 2 Baroque cartouches and a Neoclassical
wall monument to William Bethell, d 1799, by Edmund Foster of Hull.
Inscription tablet inside porch reads, 'The / FIRST STONE / of this / Church
/ WAS LAID JULY 1ST 1844 / Consecrated / November / 1845'. Pevsner N,
Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 330.
Listing NGR: TA1497041942
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