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Description: Chapel of St Mary
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 326358
OS Grid Reference: SE4642836896
OS Grid Coordinates: 446428, 436896
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8263, -1.2961
There is also a scheduled monument, Medieval Manorial Complex, Garden and Water Management Features, St Mary's Chapel, and a Linear Earthwork Forming Part of the Aberford Dyke System, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
LEAD CHANTRY LANE (bridle
SE 43 NE path)
3/20 Chapel of Saint Mary
Chapel. C12 with C13 angle buttresses and C14 windows, with later repairs.
Magnesian limestone coursed rubble with stone slate roof. 2 bays. Diagonal
buttresses to west end and angle buttresses to east, all with off-sets.
South entrance a round-arched plank door with continuously moulded surround
under hood-mould. South and north sides have 2-light, straight-headed
windows with pointed, trefoiled lights. Bell turret to west gable. East
end has 2-light pointed window with reticulated tracery under hood-mould.
Interior: stone altar table incorporates a medieval tomb slab bearing a
foliated calvary cross. Set in the floor are 5 medieval inscribed slabs to
the Tyas family. Medieval font with square base widening to circular rim.
Late medieval benches. Triple-decker C18 pulpit. Inscription to rear of
door: 'RE-DEDICATED BY THE BISHOP OF WHITBY NOV. 6TH. 1932: / BUILT ABOUT
1150 A.D. / This Chappell Repaired in 1784 / RESTORED BY VOLUNTARY LABOUR IN
CHARGE OF / JACK WINTERBURN, 1932 A.D. / REV. T. BOTTOMLEY / VICAR OF
SAXTON'. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, p 301.
Listing NGR: SE4642836896
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Source: English Heritage
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