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Description: Church of St Botolph
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 197015
OS Grid Reference: SK8951476151
OS Grid Coordinates: 489514, 376151
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2748, -0.6591
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SK 87 NE SAXILBY-WITH-INGLEBY CHURCH LANE
3/52 Church of
Parish church of St.Botolph. C12, C13, C15, 1819, 1908. Coursed
limestone rubble and ashlar, lead roofs. Western tower,
clerestoried nave, chancel, north aisle and chapel. 3 stage
tower rebuilt in 1908 with single lancets to each storey, paired
lancets to belfry stage and battlemented parapet. West door also
in a C13 style. West wall of north aisle has C15 4 centred 2
light window. North wall contains a C12 chamfered doorway with
chamfered imposts. Further east is a second 2 light C15 window.
The C15 nave clerestory is of 4 large 3 light windows under 4
centred arches with cusping to the window heads under continuous
hood moulds. Above is a castellated parapet with gargoyles. C15
north chapel of ashlar with plinth, narrow buttresses and
battlemented parapet to separate pitched roof. North wall has
small narrow C15 doorway in plain surround and three 3 light
windows with 4 centred arches. The east wall of the chapel has a
large C15 5 light window with rectilinear panelled tracery in the
upper part. Chancel also of ashlar, the east window of which is
C15 of 5 lights with arched panelled tracery above. Chancel
south wall matches the north chapel elevation, but hero the
doorway also has decorated spandrels. Coursed limestone rubble
south wall of nave has two 3 light C15 windows with cusped lights
and 4 centred arches. 4 large clerestory lights match those to
the north. Interior. C13 north arcade of 3 bays with quatrefoil
piers and half round respond, all filleted. Piers have annular
capitals and responds, double chamfered arches. The C13 tower
arch is triple chamfered with square moulded imposts and triple
responds. At the east end of the north aisle a moulded C15 4
centred arch leads into the former north cahapel, now vestry, and
to the south of it a doorway loads to a rood staircase. The C13
single chamfered arch has keeled responds and annular capitals.
In the north wall of the chancel are 2 wide C15 chamfered arches
with an octagonal capital to the dividing pier. In the south
side of the chancel is a triple arched sedilia with pendent
lozenges between the arches and a C13 lobed piscina with hobnail
decoration beneath a later ogee arch. The nave has a C15 tie
I.)cam roof with moulded principals and carved bosses. The north
aisle has a similar pent'roof but with Cl.8 reeded plaster
decoration to the margins. The early C15 chancel and north
chapel roofs match the rest. In the north aisle is a plain
piscina. Stiles and upper tracery of the fine C15 chancel screen
survive with crocketed ogees and panel tracery, the lower parts
are restored In the chancel is a C17 chair, all. other fittings
are C20 except 'for the font which is a C15 octagonal bowl and
stem with cusped shields to the sides of the bowl. Monuments.
In the north chapel is the Daubeny tomb of 1370: alabaster
effigy of knight and lady on an elaborately panelled tomb chest,
the knight in plate armour with feet on a lion and she in a long
dress, cloak and head dress with her feet on a dog.
Listing NGR: SK8951776151
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