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Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327619
OS Grid Reference: NZ9222508374
OS Grid Coordinates: 492225, 508374
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4624, -0.5787
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HAWSKER-CUM-STAINSACRE HAWSKER LANE
NZ 90 NW
5/143 Church of All
Church. 1876-77. By E.H.Smales. Rockfaced sandstone on chamfered plinth;
ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with red ridge tiles, originally pierced.
Timber framed porch. 3-bay nave and south porch; central tower; chancel,
and north organ chamber and vestry. Pointed 2-light west window with
quatrefoil tracery, rolled sill moulding with foliate stops, and flat
impost band. Glazed slit window in gable end. Stack pierces roof pitch to
left of gable apex. Gabled porch, partly glazed, partly boarded in,
contains flat ogee-arched doorway beneath tympanum with date carved in
relief. Two windows to east of porch are of single and triple cusped
lancets. Nave north side windows are of similar lancets, two paired and
one single. Buttressed tower has lancet bellopenings with scallop-edged
louvres. Gabled staircase turret projects on north side behind pent
vestry. Steeply hipped tower roof, with finials and cross. South side of
chancel has one trefoil and one quatrefoil light, and on north side a
cinquefoil. Three rectangular windows in north wall of vestry and organ
chamber, and flat ogee-arched doorway in east return. East window is
pointed, of three cusped lights beneath quatrefoil tracery. East gable
cross. All gables coped.
Interior. Two massive cusped arches beneath tower, the west one with
rolled hoodmould on floral stops. Cusped and gabled timber chancel screen.
Several pretty tiled wall panels and monuments, notably that to Martha
McCausland (d.1893) at west end of nave. Two original brass candelabra in
nave. Several windows are worthy of note: three in nave north wall, one in
south, and one in tower south wall, possibly mid C19, after Alfred Rethel.
East and west windows probably by Powell's. The remainder are leaded with
delicately tinted glass. Arch-braced king post roof with embattled ties,
and quatrefoiled spandrels. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire,
the North Riding, p.185.
Listing NGR: NZ9222508374
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Source: English Heritage
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