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Church of St Laurence, Kirby Misperton

Description: Church of St Laurence

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 November 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 329280

OS Grid Reference: SE7792379545
OS Grid Coordinates: 477923, 479545
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2057, -0.8068

Location: Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire YO17 6UX

Locality: Kirby Misperton
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 6UX

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Listing Text

SE 77 NE
7/18 Church of St Laurence


Church. C14 nave, south aisle, vestry and tower lower stage; porch and
belfry rebuilt c1838; chancel rebuilt in 1875, by C Hodgson Fowler.
Sandstone ashlar incorporating fragments of C10 carved stone; stone flag
roof. West tower; 4-bay nave, south aisle and south porch; chancel and
vestry. 2-stage tower has diagonal offset buttresses. 2-light west window
with chamfered mullion beneath flat hoodmould. Pointed louvred bell
openings paired beneath round arches in square-headed surrounds. Raised
string courses to belfry and beneath embattled parapet with crocketed
pinnacles. Wrought-iron weather-vane. South aisle west window of 3 cusped
lights with panel tracery beneath segmental arch. Embattled porch has
pointed opening with hoodmould. Hollow-chamfered pointed south doorway
beneath hoodmould contains nail-studded sunk-panelled door. Embattled south
aisle has diagonal and intermediate offset buttresses, and 3 square-headed
windows of paired cusped lights beneath panel tracery. East window repeats
that to west. Nave north side has 3 restored Perpendicular-style windows
and moulded eaves cornice. Windows in buttressed chancel south side
reproduce those in south aisle. Moulded eaves cornice over band of carved
rosettes. Gabled vestry projects on north side. Pointed door with
hoodmould in gable end. Window in west return of 2 cusped lights in square-
headed opening; similar window of 3 lights in east return. Buttressed east
end has pointed 3-light window beneath hoodmould. Interior: pointed tower
arch altered and closed by screen. South arcade of double-chamfered arches
dying into octagonal piers without capitals. 2-centred tower arch of 2
orders, the inner on half-octagonal responds. Octagonal font on C19

Listing NGR: SE7792379545

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

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