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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 20 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 167814
OS Grid Reference: SE9651652361
OS Grid Coordinates: 496516, 452361
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9583, -0.5305
BAINTON MAIN STREET
SE 95 SE (east side)
12/3 Church of St Andrew
Church. South-west corner of chancel c1280, with probably late C12 origins
otherwise c1330-40 for rector William de Brocklesby, with later additions,
including vestry and south porch of c1843 by Henry Wheatley, and
restorations including that of 1866 by Fowler of Louth. Newbald oolitic
limestone and magnesian limestone with grey slate roof. 3-stage west tower,
4-bay aisled nave with south porch and north vestry and 3-bay chancel.
Tower: chamfered plinth; angle buttress with offsets to full height to
western corners. Stair turret to south-west corner. To west a 4-light,
pointed window with reticulated tracery to head under hoodmould with face
stops in double-chamfered surround. To north side a boiler house of no
special interest. First-stage band. To west side a slit window. Second-
stage band. 2-light bell openings with pointed heads and reticulated
tracery with hoodmoulds with face stops to each side. Corbel table.
Battlements pierced with crosses. Nave and chancel have chamfered plinth,
offset buttresses with gargoyles above to each bay and 3-light pointed
windows with reticulated tracery to heads under hoodmoulds with face stops
and within double-chamfered surrounds throughout. Nave: south side.
Diagonal buttresses with offsets to either corner. South porch to second
bay has double-chamfered, pointed opening. Within, a pointed plank door
within double-chamfered surround with hollow-moulded capitals. Stepped
eaves. Low parapet with chamfered copings and remains of pinnacles. North
side. Diagonal buttresses with offsets to corners. Vestry to second bay
has double-chamfered opening to north side under hoodmould,peaking to
pinnacle with finials, and with face stops; plank door. 3-ogeed-light
straight-headed window to west side. Chancel, south side. To first bay a
priest's entrance, a pointed plank door in double-chamfered surround, the
inner order of which has capitals. Impost band. Hoodmould. Above this
entrance is a moulded trefoil-headed niche and to left a 2-light pointed
window under hoodmould with Geometrical tracery to head. East end has
3-light pointed window with reticulated-type tracery to head. Cross at
apex. Interior. Double-chamfered, pointed tower arch, the outer arch is
roll-moulded, descending as shafts. Nave has 4-bay double-chamfered,
pointed arcades on octagonal piers with moulded capitals and bases. To
south aisle a trefoiled piscina and ornate-ogeed niche with carved and
crocketed canopy over the effigy of Sir Edmund de Mauley d1314. North aisle
has mid C14 niche for statue of Blessed Virgin Mary and wall monument to
Elizabeth Grimson d1771. Norman tub font with lozenge decoration. To north
chancel arch pier an ogeed piscina. 4-centred, double-chamfered chancel
arch on octagonal responds with moulded capitals and bases. Chancel has
c1280 trefoil piscina and heavily restored 3-bay sedilia. To north wall a
corbel with statue of St Anthony. Wall monument to Robert Faucon d1661.
East window c1844 by Wailes. Petch M R, A Guide to St Andrew's Church and
Parish of Bainton, 1985. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding,
1979, pp 165-6.
Listing NGR: SE9651252362
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