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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326461
OS Grid Reference: SE6472224049
OS Grid Coordinates: 464722, 424049
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7089, -1.0209
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SE 62 SW CARLTON HIGH STREET
9/11 Church of St Mary
Church. 1861-6. AD 1862 on tower buttress. By J B Atkinson. Sandstone
with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. 2-stage south-west tower with
spire, 6-bay nave with south porch and north vestry, 3-bay chancel. Gothic
Revival with Geometrical tracery throughout. Tower has offset angle
buttresses, stair turret with plank door in shouldered surround and 3-light
window to south side under hoodmould and with nook-shafts. Second stage has
twin-light bell openings. Octagonal splay-footed spire. Entrance to south
porch a plank door within trefoiled surround with foliate decoration on
spandrels. 2 orders of nook-shafts support roll moulding under hoodmould.
Nave and vestry have offset buttresses. Pointed north door under hoodmould.
2- and 3-light pointed windows throughout under hoodmoulds. Chancel has
diagonal buttresses. Pointed priests' door to south side. Single-light
windows under hoodmoulds and with continuous sill band. 4-light window to
east end under hoodmould, quatrefoil to gable. Interior. Nave has hammer
beam roof on corbel shafts with foliate capitals. Pointed chancel arch with
traceried screen. Trefoiled piscina. Wall monuments to Miles Thomas
Stapleton, 8th Baron Beaumont, d1854, by P Macdowell RA, Baroque wall
monument to Nicholas and Mary Stapleton, erected 1738. N Pevsner,
Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, p 157.
Listing NGR: SE6472224049
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Source: English Heritage
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