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Church of All Hallows, Goodmanham

Description: Church of All Hallows

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 167033

OS Grid Reference: SE8898843143
OS Grid Coordinates: 488988, 443143
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8769, -0.6479

Location: Wateringdyke Lane, Goodmanham, East Riding of Yorkshire YO43 3HG

Locality: Goodmanham
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO43 3HG

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Listing Text

SE 84 SE
7/15 Church of All Hallows
(Previously listed as"Church
of All Saints")
- I
Church. C7 origins. Early C12 nave, late C12 tower (later heightened) and
north aisle, C13 chancel, C14 porch. Ashlar, coursed squared rubble,
coursed rubble. Lead roofs. West tower, 3-bay nave with north aisle and
south porch, 4-bay chancel. West tower: 2 stages with chamfered string and
later buttresses with offsets. West door, now blocked, with nook shafts,
scallop capitals, quirk and chamfer imposts ornamented with saltire crosses,
and round arch with chevrons. Two-light square-headed belfry openings with
four-centred heads under hoodmould. Crenellated parapet with grotesques and
gargoyles. Nave: two square-headed 2-light windows with Decorated tracery
to east, slit window to west. Round-headed south door, originally with nook
shafts. Capitals with volutes and saltire crosses, quirk and chamfer impost
with saltire crosses to west, roll-moulded impost to east; arch with chevron
ornament. South porch with pointed arch on hollow-chamfered imposts. 2-bay
principal rafter roof with cambered tie-beams, king-posts braced to ridge-
pieces, and side purlins. Chancel: 4 lancet windows, square-headed low-side
window to west. (Similar window to north wall of chancel.) Two square-
headed priests' doors with continuous hollow chamfer, the easterly now
blocked. Three-light square headed east window with Decorated tracery.
Interior: tower chamber: small blocked door to north wall, west end, with
massive fish-scale ornamented lintel under blank tympanum. Remains of two
round-head openings to original west wall of early C12 nave. C12 ladder to
ringing chamber. Pointed tower arch of 3 chamfered arches with pyramid
stops on hollow-chamfered imposts and chamfered responds, also with pyramid
stops. Nave: north arcade of cl190. Cylindrical piers on spurred bases,
octagonal abaci with nail-head, round arches of two square orders. Squint
to chancel. Nave roof of 5 low-pitch principal rafter trusses with tie-
beams with ovolo chamfers, king-post with moulded braces to ridge-piece, and
moulded side purlins. Probably early C16, restored 1923. Fonts: 1)
Hexagonal, damaged, perhaps C12 (retrieved from farmyard c1850) 2) 1530:
octagonal basin on octagonal pillar, heavily ornamented with a lengthy
inscription recording the names of the donors. This church is almost
certainly on the site of a pagan temple ritually defiled and then burnt by
the high priest Coifi following his conversion to Christianity by Paulinus
in the year AD 627 (Venerable Bede, History of the English Church and
People, II, 13).

Listing NGR: SE8898843141

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Source: English Heritage

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