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Church of St Andrew, Foston

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166895

OS Grid Reference: TA1006455819
OS Grid Coordinates: 510064, 455819
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9867, -0.3229

Location: Foston, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 8FJ

Locality: Foston
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 8FJ

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Listing Text


8/36 Church of St Andrew

- II*

Church. C12 nave, early C13 chancel, late C14 west tower. Ashlar,
roughcast to nave and chancel, graduated slate roof. West tower, 4-bay nave
with north aisle and south porch, 4-bay chancel. West tower of
3 stages with moulded plinth and string courses, and diagonal buttresses.
2-light belfry openings with cusped tracery under pointed heads with hood-
moulds. Battlemented parapet. Boarded west door in pointed opening with
continuous hollow mouldings. 3-light west window with C20 replacement
mullions, cusped tracery and pointed head under hood-mould. Nave: one
3-light square-headed window with Perpendicular tracery to west, otherwise,
round-headed windows to centre and east. 2-light windows with Perpendicular
tracery under elliptical heads to clerestory. South door with continuous
chamfer and pointed head; battlemented parapet. Chancel: 2-light pointed
window to west with Geometrical tracery, otherwise 2-light square-headed
windows with Perpendicular tracery. Pointed priest's door with continuous
chamfer. East window of 4 lights with Perpendicular tracery under pointed
head with hood-mould. Plain close verges. Interior: late C14 tower arch of
3 hollow-chamfered orders with scalloped capitals cut back to east. Early
C13 north nave arcade with circular piers and abaci supporting double-
chamfered pointed arches. Chancel: 3 C13 sedilia (easternmost cut away by
C15 window) with pointed chamfered heads and filleted hood-mould. C12 tub
font and defaced effigy of knight with crossed legs in nave west end.

Listing NGR: TA1006455819

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Source: English Heritage

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