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Church of St Andrew, Bugthorpe

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 167709

OS Grid Reference: SE7724857878
OS Grid Coordinates: 477248, 457878
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0112, -0.8227

Location: Main Street, Bugthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire YO41 1QG

Locality: Bugthorpe
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO41 1QG

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Listing Text

SE 75 NE
(north side)
2/20 Church of Saint Andrew
- I

Church. C12 chancel arch, chancel c1300, C15 west tower, C19 nave. Ashlar,
lead roofs. 2-stage west tower, 3-bay nave, 4-bay chancel with north chapel
and north-east turret. West tower: moulded plinth, moulded string to belfry
stage; pointed 2-light belfry openings under four-centred arch with
continuous hollow chamfer. Gargoyles beneath crenellated parapet with
crocketed corner pinnacles. Pointed west window of 2 lights with
Perpendicular tracery under a hoodmould. In angle between north wall of
tower and west wall of nave is a square stair turret with slit windows,
beneath a corbelled roof. Nave: chamfered plinth. Two 2-light pointed
windows with C19 tracery in Decorated style. Pointed south door with
continuous double chamfer under hoodmould with monarch stops. Similar
fenestration to north wall. Low moulded parapet. Chancel: moulded plinth,
buttresses with offsets. 4 pointed windows each with 2 trefoil-headed
lancets beneath a quatrefoil. Pointed priests' door with double chamfer.
Grotesque gargoyles, low moulded parapet. East window of 3 stepped trefoil-
headed lancets under a single pointed and chamfered arch. Projecting north-
east octagonal turret with slit windows, pilaster buttresses with gablet
topped by fleur-de-lys finial, and pyramidal roof with ball finial. North
chancel chapel: trefoil-headed lancet to east wall, 2 similar lancets to
north wall. Fragment of a flory cross grave slab incorporated into the
plinth of this chapel. Interior: pointed double-chamfered tower arch on
chamfered imposts and square responds. This church has 2 chancel arches
separated by the west bay of the chancel. The westernmost is C12 with
rebuilt pointed double-chamfered arch on imposts with trails and capitals
with more trails and carved figures: including a Christ in Majesty, St Peter
with keys, a mermaid, and the judgement of Solomon. Nook shafts with
heavily stylised beakhead. The eastern arch is of c1300: pointed double-
chamfered arch on moulded capitals and demi-octagonal responds on chamfered
bases. There is a very similar arch to the north chapel. Three trefoil-
headed sedilia and similar piscina to south wall. Door with shouldered
lintel to north-east turret. Monuments: 1) William Watkinson died 1614.
Brass plaque depicting the deceased with his 2 wives and daughter above a
lengthy inscription, all in a heavily restored pedimented surround.
2) North wall: Sir Edward Payler of Thoralby Hall, died 1647. Inscribed
tablet flanked by paired black columns with white Corinthian capitals
supporting an intricately detailed broken pediment beneath an achievement of
arms. 3) North chapel: Mary Payler, died 1786. Inscribed tablet on an
elaborate plinth beneath a portrait medallion and urn against a large
obelisk. Above, a mourning cherub bearing a shield. 4) On the floor,
beneath, a ridged grave-cover with a wheel-headed cross to each side.

Listing NGR: SE7724757879

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Source: English Heritage

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