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Church of Saint Paul, Kexby

Description: Church of Saint Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326193

OS Grid Reference: SE7006051034
OS Grid Coordinates: 470060, 451034
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9507, -0.9339

Location: A1079, Kexby, York YO41 5LA

Locality: Kexby
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO41 5LA

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Listing Text

SE 75 SW
(north side)
3/80 Church of Saint Paul
- II
Church. 1852. By F.C. Penrose for Lord Wenlock. Sandstone ashlar with red
plain tile roof. Gothic Revival, late C13 - early C14 style. 3-bay nave
with octagonal north-west tower and west porch, north vestry, single-bay
chancel. 3-stage tower: plinth. Square on plan tapering to octagonal shaft
and spire. Lancet and slit windows. 1st and 2nd stage string courses. 3rd
stage has a cusped bell opening to each side. Gargoyles. Quatrefoil band.
Spire surmounted by lead weathervane. West entrance a pointed plank doorway
in chamfered surround under gabled porch with naturalistically-carved
brackets. Above a 2-light window with reticulated-style tracery to head
under hoodmould. Nave: chamfered plinth. South side has 3 2-light windows
with trefoil heads under hoodmoulds. North side: plinth. Vestry to 1st bay
has 2 trefoiled lancets. Nave has two trefoiled lancets. Chancel. Plinth.
Trefoiled lancet to South facade. East window has 3 lights and reticulated
tracery to head under hoodmould. Interior: hammer-beam roof to nave,
panelled ceiling to chancel. Double-chamfered chancel arch with keeled
responds. Double-chamfered 2-bay arcade between nave and vestry with
cylindrical pier. Octagonal font. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire: York and The
East Riding, 1978, p.291.

Listing NGR: SE7006051034

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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