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Description: Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 10 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 329417
OS Grid Reference: SE9666971102
OS Grid Coordinates: 496669, 471102
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1267, -0.5222
There is also a scheduled monument, Medieval manor site, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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WEAVERTHORPE WEAVERTHORPE TO SHERBURN
SE 97 SE
10/76 Church of St Andrew
Church. C12 tower, nave and chancel. Re-roofed and north wall above plinth
rebuilt 1872. Restoration by G E Street for Sir Tatton Sykes. Dressed
sandstone on chamfered plinth, with tiled roof. West tower; 3-bay nave and
south porch; chancel. 4-stage tower and semicircular south-east vice, with
slit openings. Twin round-arched bell openings on central column with
cushion capital, recessed beneath round arches with plain imposts. String
courses beneath belfry and plain parapet. Gabled south porch has pointed
double-chamfered opening beneath headstopped hoodmould between uncarved
armorial shields. Square-headed south doorway beneath semicircular tympanum
containing a sundial with Latin inscription, "In honour of the Apostle St
Andrew, Herbert of Winchester built this Church". Two round-headed lights
east of porch and inserted pointed light with ogee-head further east. North
side repeats the south side without sundial and inserted window. Chancel
has square-headed priest's door. Cusped pointed window to east and later
square-headed window of two ogee-headed lights further east. Similar 2-
light window on north side. Square-headed, double-chamfered east window of
3 lights with reticulated tracery. Interior: tall round tower arch with
plain impost with balustraded belfry opening above. Round-arched north and
south doorways. Stepped semicircular chancel arch with plain imposts.
Piscina and aumbry in chancel. Norman drum font with sophisticated pattern
of low relief circles and octagons, some enclosing saltire crosses. South
of chancel arch, a statue of St Andrew by Redfern, 1871-72. Metalwork:
wrought-iron tower screen; brass and iron chancel screen (by T Potter and
Son); painted iron pulpit. Splendid wrought-iron hinges to all doors.
Altar-piece: painted polyptych by Clayton and Bell. Good stained glass by
the same. Roofs: painted wagon roof to nave. Arch-braced, collar-beam
Listing NGR: SE9666571103
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Source: English Heritage
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