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Description: Church of St. Helen
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 166989
OS Grid Reference: SE8269149814
OS Grid Coordinates: 482691, 449814
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9378, -0.7419
SE 84 NW NUNBURNHOLME KILNWICK PERCY
10/21 Church of St. Helen
Church. C12 origins, rebuilt by J.B. and W. Atkinson in 1865. Ornate
Norman Style. Sandstone ashlar with limestone dressings. 5-bay nave with
north porch and west bellcote, 2-bay chancel. Nave: chamfered plinth,
round-headed windows with nook-shafts, scallop capitals, and chevron
ornament. Rebuilt C12 north door of 3 orders with nook shafts, deep
roll-moulding to centre order, and chevron ornament to outer order. Corbel
table incorporating original corbels carved into beast and human heads.
North porch: doorway with nook shafts and capitals with volutes (2 original)
supporting round arch of 3 orders decorated with arcading, beak head, and
chevron ornament. Chancel: round-headed window with nook-shafts and
roll-moulding to head. Similar round-headed priests' door in projecting
porch with corbelled-in roof. Interior contains wall-monument with black-letter inscription to Thomas Wood, died 1583
Listing NGR: SE8269149814
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Source: English Heritage
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