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Church of St Andrew, Finghall

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 322414

OS Grid Reference: SE1906390166
OS Grid Coordinates: 419063, 490166
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3067, -1.7085

Location: Finghall, North Yorkshire DL8 5LY

Locality: Finghall
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 5LY

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Listing Text


(east side, off)

3/21 Church of St Andrew


Church. Mid C12, c1200, mid and late C14. Sandstone rubble, stone slate
roof. 3-bay nave with north aisle and west porch, 3-bay chancel with north
vestry and heating chamber. Plinth. Quoins. Porch: coursed stone square
doorway with timber lintel; ashlar coping at left end. In west wall,
chamfered single-light window. Inside porch, stone bench along west wall;
on outside of west wall of church, 7 ashlar steps up to board door to former
gallery, and plank door in ashlar surround with straight tooling; chamfered
single-light west window flanked by C20 triangular buttresses. Nave, south
side: C19 window of 2 trefoiled lights; blocked doorway of c1140; 2 windows
of 2 trefoiled lights; ashlar coping, double bellcote on east gable.
North aisle, from east: C19 window of 2 cinquefoiled lights; chamfered
single-light window; blocked quoined segmental-arched doorway; stepped
buttress. Double-chamfered single-light west window. Chancel: C14. South
side, from west: late C14 window of 2 trefoiled lights with hoodmould with
head stops; blocked single-light window; C19 priest's doorway; late C14
window of 2 trefoiled lights with hoodmould with large head stops; ashlar
coping and gable cross to east. East end has end buttresses and mid C14
three-light window with reticulated tracery, and hoodmould with head stops.
Vestry and heating chamber: single-light east vestry window with voussoired
segmental arch; C19 window with segmental-arched head and board door in
quoined surround to heating chamber; C19 chimney rising up to north of
chancel wall. Interior: 3-bay north arcade possibly of c1200, with round
pillars on bases, octagonal abaci and triple-chamfered round arches. Mid
C14 chancel arch of 1 order, slightly chamfered with double-curved moulding
on north respond capital. C13 octagonal font, tapering as an inverted
pyramid, onto a circular base with roll moulding; C17 wooden pyramidal cover
with finial. C17 pulpit. Dado panelling of C18 and C19 dates. Communion
boards on east wall of north aisle. At north end of altar rail, up against
wall, C14 grave cover with foliate cross with branches on stem, also a pair
of sheep shears and a book. In west wall, stone with circular panel
containing a floriate cross-head. In and near chancel south wall, fragments
of C9 sculpture, including part of cross-head and part of crucifixion with
expanded arms and knot-work. In south-east chancel window, fragments of
medieval stained glass. C17 altar table near priest's door. VCH i, pp 235-

Listing NGR: SE1906390166

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Source: English Heritage

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