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Church of All Saints, Skipsea

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 167802

OS Grid Reference: TA1656054977
OS Grid Coordinates: 516560, 454977
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9777, -0.2242

Location: Beeford Road, Skipsea, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 8TG

Locality: Skipsea
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 8TG

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Listing Text

TA 15 SE
(west side)
10/47 Church of All Saints

Church. Cll nave and chancel with later additions and alterations including
C15 tower, aisles and clerestory, and additions and restorations of c1856-60
by Fowler of Louth including south porch, north vestry and arcades; C20
boiler house of no special interest. Coursed and galleted pebbles with
brick and ashlar dressings; magnesian limestone south aisle, slate roof. 3-
stage west tower, 4-bay aisled nave with clerestory, south porch, 2-bay
chancel. Tower: chamfered plinth. Diagonal buttresses with offsets. To
west end a 3-light pointed window with Perpendicular tracery to head, with
re-cut hollow-chamfered mullions and within chamfered surround. Slit
window. Boiler house to north. Second stage has slit window to south.
Band. Twin-light bell opening with Perpendicular tracery to heads within
pointed double-chamfered surrounds. Low parapet. Nave: south aisle has
chamfered plinth and diagonal buttress with offsets to eastern end.
Entrance to south porch in second bay, a round-arched opening below shaped
gable; within a plank door in moulded surround. 3-light pointed windows
with Perpendicular tracery to heads throughout, some re-cut, with continuous
sill band. Hollow-chamfered eaves string course. Battlements. North
aisle: diagonal buttresses with offsets. Off-centre entrance, now blocked,
within double-ovolo-moulded surround under hoodmould, 3-light window with
Perpendicular tracery under hoodmould. Battlements. To west return a
similar 2-light window. Clerestory: 2-trefoiled-light, straight-headed
windows. Battlements with crocketed corner pinnacles. Chancel: to south
side a blocked priest's door within pointed chamfered surround under
hoodmould, 3-light pointed Perpendicular window under hoodmould with face
stops. To north side a single-bay vestry with chamfered plinth, angle
buttresses with offsets, 2-light Perpendicular-type windows and entrance to
east return, a plank door within chamfered surround under hoodmould with
face stops, battlements. East end: 4-light pointed window with reticulated
tracery to head within double-chamfered surround. Stone coping with ridge
cross. Interior. Pointed double-chamfered tower arch on octagonal responds
with moulded capitals and chamfered bases. 4-bay double-chamfered arcade on
octagonal piers with moulded bases and capitals. Double-chamfered chancel
arch on moulded corbels and under hoodmould. Chancel has plank door to
vestry in pointed, chamfered surround under hoodmould. Neo-classical
monument to George Green d 1831 by Thomas Earle of Hull. Pevsner N,
Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1978, p340.

Listing NGR: TA1655854978

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Source: English Heritage

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