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Church of St Margaret, Riston

Description: Church of St Margaret

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166705

OS Grid Reference: TA1233042725
OS Grid Coordinates: 512330, 442725
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8686, -0.2932

Location: Dancing Lane, Riston, East Riding of Yorkshire HU11 5JT

Locality: Riston
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU11 5JT

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Listing Text

TA 14 SW
(west side, off)
Long Riston
2/29 Church of St Margaret
Church. C13 origins with C14 tower, C17 buttresses to south side, nave and
chancel heavily restored in 1855, tower repaired in 1881. Coursed pebbles
with pinkish-red brick infill, ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof.
2-stage west tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, lower and narrower single-
bay chancel with north vestry. Tower: diagonal buttresses with offsets.
West side has 2-light pointed window with reticulated tracery to head.
Second stage has 2-light pointed reticulated traceried belfry openings to
each side. Eaves string course with gargoyles. Low parapet with pinnacles.
Nave: buttesses with offsets between bays. South porch to first bay has
angle buttresses with offsets. Moulded, pointed-arched door. Stone coped
gable with ridge cross. Within a pointed plank studded door in chamfered
surround. Otherwise nave has 2-light, straight-headed windows with
Perpendicular-type tracery in double-chamfered surrounds throughout. Ashlar
copings to gables. Chancel: angle buttresses with offsets. South side has
central priest's entrance, a pointed plank studded door in moulded surround.
To left a 2-light, straight-headed window with Perpendicular-type tracery in
double-chamfered surround. North side: vestry has Caernarvon-arched
entrance with studded plank door. East side of vestry has 2-trefoiled-light
window. Chancel east end has 3-light pointed window with Perpendicular-type
tracery in double-chamfered surround. Ashlar gable copings. Interior: 4-
centred tower arch with double-chamfered head. Pointed, double-chamfered
chancel arch on moulded responds. C19 octagonal font with traceried
decoration on octagonal shaft. Kelly's Directory of the North East Riding
of Yorkshire, 1929, p 613. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding,
1978, p 307.

Listing NGR: TA1233042725

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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