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Ruined Church of St Andrew, Bishopthorpe

Description: Ruined Church of St Andrew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 325951

OS Grid Reference: SE5978847732
OS Grid Coordinates: 459788, 447732
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9223, -1.0911

Location: 5 Ferry Lane, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2QF

Locality: Bishopthorpe
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO23 2QF

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Listing Text

(north end)

3/36 Ruined Church of
St Andrew

- II

Ruined church. 1768. Attributed to Atkinson for Archbishop Drummond.
Pinkish-orange brick with magnesian limestone ashlar facade. Gothick style.
West wall, foundations of nave, trandsepts and chancel walls and traceried
head of one window now remain. West end: full-height angle buttresses with
off-sets surmounted by crocketed pinnacles. Badly wesathered, Tudor-arched
central doorway under hood-mould, quatrefoils in the spandrels. To either
side, an ogee-headed niche with head stops ornamented it crockets and
finial, that to left containing fluted columnar pedestal with capital and
traces of Gothick decoration in flutes. To first floor: 3-light, pointed
window under hood-mould with head stops and little remaining tracery.
Above: bell turret crocketed to left and with cross at apex.

Listing NGR: SE5978847732

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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