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Church of Saint Nicholas, Dunnington

Description: Church of Saint Nicholas

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 326121

OS Grid Reference: SE6681852708
OS Grid Coordinates: 466818, 452708
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9661, -0.9830

Location: 14 The Copper Beeches, Dunnington, York YO19 5PW

Locality: Dunnington
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO19 5PW

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Listing Text

SE 6652-6752
(south side)
Church of Saint Nicholas
Church. Late Cll origins, C12 nave with C19 aisles, C13 chancel with C19
aisles and north porch, C12 lower stage to tower with C15 upper stage, with
repairs and restorations of 1717, 1738-40 and rebuilding of 1839-41 and 1877
and alterations of 1930. Rebuilding of 1877 by C.H. Fowler. Limestone,
sandstone, and millstone grit with Welsh slate, red plain tile and lead
roof. West tower, 2-bay aisled nave, north porch, 3-bay aisled chancel.
Tower in 2 stages with slits to lower stage, string course and embattled
upper stage with twin bell-openings to each side. North porch has round
arch with roll-moulding. Plank door in round-arched surround. Nave has
tall round-headed windows. Clerestorey has 3-rounded-light, straight-headed
windows. Chancel: south aisle has re-used pointed priest's doorway in
double-chamfered surround. Aisles have re-used 2-light windows with
reticulated tracery to heads and with Y tracery, all recut. East window of
3 lights with reticulated tracery to the head. Interior: round tower arch
has plain responds. Slit window above. Nave has arcade with double-
chamfered round arches on circular piers. Chancel: south side has 2-bay,
double-chamfered pointed arcade on octagonal piers. North side has pointed
chamfered arch, window with Y-tracery, C13 piscina and 2 sedilia and further
slit window. C13 brackets now supporting C19 alabaster statues to each side
of east window. C19 stained glass, that to east window of 1839-41 by
W. Wailes. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire: York and The East Riding, 1978, p.219.

Listing NGR: SE6681852708

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Source: English Heritage

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