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Church of All Saints, Driffield

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 27 November 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 166874

OS Grid Reference: TA0220657976
OS Grid Coordinates: 502206, 457976
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0077, -0.4420

Location: Middle St N, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 6SU

Locality: Driffield
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 6SU

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
1/1 (West side)

Church of All Saints

The previous listing date shall be added to read:-


(west side)

14/15 (1/1) Church of All Saints

- I

Church. Pre-conquest origins, C12 nave and clerestory, early C13 aisles and
chancel. C15 west tower, north aisle rebuilt and north chancel chapel added
1880 by G G Scott. West tower, 4-bay aisled nave with south porch, 3-bay
chancel with north chapel. Ashlar, lead and slate roofs. West tower of
3 stages, approximately 34 metres high. Moulded plinth, string-courses to
first and belfry stages. Angle-buttresses with ogee-headed canopied niches,
panels with blank cusped tracery, and crocketed gablets at upper levels.
First floor, south elevation: pointed window with Y-tracery, under hood-
mould with carved stops. Belfry openings of 3 transomed lights with
Perpendicular tracery under hood-moulds with stops and crocketed ogee
gablets. Battlemented parapet with traceried panels and 8 crocketed
pinnacles. West elevation: west door with continuous shallow roll moulding
under crocketed ogee label with foliated finial flanked by heraldic shields.
Pointed 4-light west window under crocketed ogee hood-mould with foliated
finial flanked by small heraldic shields. Niche with moulded base and
crocketed canopy to first floor, under carved panel with angels carrying
heraldic shield. Nave: chamfered plinth, butresses with 2 offsets and
grotesques, two 4-light square-headed windows with Curvilinear tracery in
double-chamfered surrounds. South aisle west window 4-light with
Curvilinear tracery under hood-mould with stops of monarchs heads, under
raised coped gable. Early C13 south door of 3 orders, with colonnettes and
keel mouldings, under hood-mould with dog-tooth and stops: to right, a
Paschal lamb, to left, a beast head. Nave clerestory has C12 round-headed
windows throughout. Plain corbel table. Pointed 2-light window with
Perpendicular tracery under hood-mould to raised coped gable with cross
finial. Chancel: low chamfered plinth, shallow buttresses, with crocketed
pinnacles, sill band. Round-headed priest's door of 2 orders with C19
attached shafts with stiff-leaf capitals and keel-mouldings, and outer
order of palmette ornament. 2 square-headed 2-light windows with
Perpendicular tracery under labels with stops of human and beast heads.
Parapet with moulded coping. 5-light east window with Perpendicular tracery
under segmental arch and label with beast-stops. Raised gable with moulded
coping and cross finial. Interior: north and south arcades of c1200 with
water-holding bases, round piers and abaci, and round-headed double-
chamfered arches. Roll-moulded string to north and south walls beneath
clerestory sills. Font of c1180: goblet-shaped with 4 colonnettes with
waterleaf capitals. C14 chancel arch with pointed double-chamfered head
dying into responds; C14 piscina with cusped ogee head to chancel south
wall. Interesting collection of C12 architectural fragments in chancel
north chapel.

Listing NGR: TA0220757977

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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