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Church of Saint Mary, Thixendale

Description: Church of Saint Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 328808

OS Grid Reference: SE8422161070
OS Grid Coordinates: 484221, 461070
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0387, -0.7154

Location: Thixendale, North Yorkshire YO17 9TG

Locality: Thixendale
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 9TG

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Listing Text

SE 86 SW (south side)

7/104 Church of Saint Mary

Church. 1868-1870 with vestry added 1875. By G E Street for Sir Tatton
Sykes. Ashlar, plain tile roof. High Victorian Gothic. 3-bay nave with
south aisle and north porch, 2-bay chancel with vestry to south. Plinth and
string course throughout. West end: low apsidal baptistry with trefoil-
headed window, flanked by stepped buttresses, with rose window above. To
right: 2-light pointed window with cinquefoil tracery to aisle. Porch:
moulded doorway with hood-mould with foliate stops. Trefoil-headed north
door beneath moulded pointed arch. Hood-mould with foliate stops, carried
on banded responds. Nave: 3-light pointed windows to north, single-light
trefoil-headed windows to south. Bell-cote to east end of nave. Chancel:
2-light pointed windows beneath hood-moulds with foliate stops to north. To
south: vestry with trefoil-headed door beneath hood-mould and small square-
headed window to left. East end: 3-light window with trefoil tracery
beneath hood-mould with foliate stops to chancel. Vestry: 3-light window
with trefoil and cinquefoil tracery beneath hood-mould with foliate stops to
left. 3 stepped trefoil-headed windows to right. Interior: 4-bay arcade on
piers of quatrefoil section. Fine carved wooden screen of 1873. Font and
pulpit with blind panelling. Stone reredos inlaid with green marble. Some
fine stained glass, that to east window by Burliston and Grylls, most of the
rest by Clayton and Bell. Hutchinson J and Joyce P, G E Street in East
Yorkshire, 1981. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE8422161070

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Source: English Heritage

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