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Church of Saint Mary, Westow

Description: Church of Saint Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 328814

OS Grid Reference: SE7593166053
OS Grid Coordinates: 475931, 466053
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0848, -0.8408

Location: Church Lane, Westow, North Yorkshire YO60 7NJ

Locality: Westow
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7NJ

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Listing Text

WESTOW CHURCH LANE
SE 76 NE (north end)

2/110 Church of Saint Mary
10.10.66
- II*

Church. C15 tower with nave and chancel of 1864 by Mallinson and Healey.
Limestone rubble and ashlar. Westmorland slate. Victorian section in
Geometric style. West tower, 4-bay nave, 2 bay chancel with vestry to
north. Tower: diagonal buttresses flank blocked west door with crude hood-
mould. 3 C19 stepped cinquefoil-headed lights in original C15 frame, with
small square-headed chamfered window above. String course. 2-light belfry
windows to each face. Embattled parapet. South porch: double door beneath
massive concrete lintel with triangular overlight. Nave: 2-light pointed
windows. Chancel: to south a priests' door with lancet to left and 2-light
pointed window to right; to north, vestry with 2-light square-headed window.
East end: 3-light pointed window. Interior: small C12 panel showing
Crucifixion incorporated into memorial to former incumbent in west wall of
nave. Saxon cross head in north-west corner of nave. Norman tub font with
cable moulding. Chancel contains black marble memorial to George Montaigne,
died 1669. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1972.


Listing NGR: SE7593166053

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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