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Church of St Andrew, Boynton

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166804

OS Grid Reference: TA1366067975
OS Grid Coordinates: 513660, 467975
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0951, -0.2635

Location: Main Street, Boynton, East Riding of Yorkshire YO16 4XJ

Locality: Boynton
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO16 4XJ

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Listing Text

(east side)
10/31 Church of St Andrew
- I

Church, West tower C15, remainder 1768-70, possibly by John Carr.
Ashlar tower, otherwise brick with stone dressings, tiled roof. 3-bay
nave, 2-bay chancel, west tower. Nave has stone plinth and quoins,
pointed windows with intersecting glazing bars in stone surrounds.
Dentilled brick eaves cornice, coped gable. Lower 2-bay chancel has
pointed windows with intersecting lead glazing bars in stone surrounds.
C20 priest's door with pointed fanlight glazed with intersecting bars
all in a plain stone surround. Dentilled brick eaves cornice, hipped
roof. East window has Geometrical tracery, probably re-used. West
tower has 3 stages with moulded plinth, diagonal buttresses, and string
courses. West window of 2 lights with perpendicular tracery, altered to
accommodate double west door with Gothick panelling. South wall has
large sculpted figure of St Andrew in canopied niche. 2-light belfry
opening with Perpendicular tracery under hood-mould, battlemented
parapet with C18 pinnacles. Interior has double chancel screen of
4 tapering quatrefoil columns and responds, with Gothick capitals,
supporting entablature with triglyph frieze with linked circles to
metopes. Nave has dado with raised and fielded panels, repeated on C19
pew ends. Family pew under tower arch: dog-leg stair with cut string,
turned balusters, and ramped handrail, to balcony with turned balusters,
cornice, handrail, and door with raised and fielded panels and original
fastener. Balcony supported on 2 stone quatrefoil columns and 2 timber
quatrefoil pilasters, all with Gothick capitals. Moulded cornice and
coved ceiling to nave, moulded cornice to chancel. Moulded plaster
panels to soffit of tower arch; dado, moulded cornice, and domical vault
with Gothick ribbing to chamber behind family pew. Late C12 tub font
with intersecting round-headed arcading, reset on brick. Family
monuments in chancel: to left of east window, to William Strickland,
1663. Moulded plinth on corbels, enriched with acanthus, supporting
raised bases of Corinthian colonnettes. Broken pediment with putti and
hatchment. Plaster decoration of swags and ribands, acanthus enriched
surround to inscription tablet. To right of east window: Elizabeth
Strickland, 1674. Moulded plinth, supported by putti, carrying raised
bases of Corinthian colonnettes under broken pediment with putti and
hatchment. Plaster decoration of festoons, flags, and armour. Laurel
enriched surround to inscription panel. To north wall, monument to Sir
William Strickland, 1733. Marble. Chest with Greek key fieze and skull
motif, under fluted sarcophagus with portrait medallion. Blank
inscription panel crowned by broken pediment, with blank hatchment and
turkey, set against large obelisk. To south wall, monument to Sir
William Strickland, 1767. Hollow-chamfered base to sarcophagus with
fluted cabriole legs. Inscription on black marble obelisk with white
marble volutes. East window contains painted glass, dated 1768, by
Peckitt of York.

Listing NGR: TA1365967974

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Source: English Heritage

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