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Description: Church of St Cecilia
Date Listed: 16 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 242602
OS Grid Reference: SK8253666205
OS Grid Coordinates: 482536, 366205
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1865, -0.7663
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SK 86 NW GIRTON HIGH STREET (east side)
3/77 Church of St. Cecilia
Parish Church: C13, C14, C15, rebuilt 1879 by Ewan Christian; coursed blue
lias rubble with ashlar dressings, Westmorland and Welsh slate roofs, coped
gables, 2 gable crosses, sanctus bellcote. Nave, chancel, south porch.
Off centre C19 gabled timber porch, C14 chamfered doorway, flanked by 2 single
lancets, central buttress with 2 setoffs; beyond, single C15 cusped lancet
with trefoils in spandrels; single lancet to east. West end has 2 C14
lancets in splayed reveals; above, C19 circular window with geometrical tracery;
single gable stack. Nave north side has single chamfered lancet, Tudor arched
blocked opening; to east, one double and one triple lancet in square headed
chamfered reveals. Chancel north side has C19 priest's door and single
lancet; south side has C19 priest's door and C15 double lancet with plain
hood mould. East window C19 triple lancet with curvilinear tracery. Interior
has plain C19 fittings, octagonal font on broached octagonal stem, timber
pulpit on stone base, memorial tablets 1851 and 1864, C19 arch-braced kingpost
roof. Chancel arch C13 with half-pier responds with moulded capitals and
water-holding bases. Common rafter roof with struts to collar beam.
Listing NGR: SK8253666205
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Source: English Heritage
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