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Church of St Andrew, Kirkby Malzeard

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 331352

OS Grid Reference: SE2354774527
OS Grid Coordinates: 423547, 474527
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1660, -1.6408

Location: 1 Church Street, Kirkby Malzeard, North Yorkshire HG4 3RT

Locality: Kirkby Malzeard
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 3RT

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Listing Text

SE 27 SW
(east side)
10/71 Church of St Andrew


Church. C12, C13, C15 and restoration in 1908 after a fire. Coursed
squared stone, ashlar with lead roofs. West tower, nave with north aisle
and south porch, chancel with north aisle. West tower: C15, 3 stages,
plinth with carved frieze, full-height offset diagonal buttresses
and buttressed stair tower rising to second stage. First stage: large
Perpendicular traceried 3-light pointed arched west window with hoodmould.
Second stage: a small one-light ogee-headed opening to south. Band. Belfry
windows, basket arched, with 3 chamfered cusped lights and hoodmould,
embattled parapet with pinnacles to corners. Nave: C13, 3 bays. Plinth,
offset angle buttress to east. To west bay a gabled C13 porch with diagonal
offset buttresses. Chamfered pointed arched doorway with hoodmould, to top
of gable a sundial. Board inner door in C12 surround; 2 orders of columns
with scalloped capitals, 3 orders of arches with zigzag decoration. Other
bays have 2-light 4-centred arched Perpendicular traceried windows with
hoodmoulds. Plain parapet, stone coping. Gable cross. North aisle
similar. Chancel: 4 bays, plinth, diagonal offset buttress to east, between
central bays an offset angle buttress. Windows similar to those in nave but
slightly larger. To left of central buttress a board priests door in C13
chamfered pointed arched surround with a hoodmould. Plain parapet, stone
coping, gable cross. East windows: large 5-light Perpendicular 4-centred
arched traceried chancel window with hoodmould. To north aisle 2
rectangular deeply chamfered windows with hoodmoulds, one above the other.
Interior: arcade of 7 bays, C13, circular piers, double-chamfered pointed
arches. Chancel arch similar but the south jamb is C12. In chancel is C13
sedilia of 3 seats with buttresses, ogee arches; piscina of same date. Nave
and chancel have good hammer beam roofs of 1908, good oak seats and fittings
of same date. The east end of the north aisle forms a chapel with Thomson
(Mouseman) furniture and panelling. To wall at east, 2 blocked up C13
lancet windows. In the vestry fragments of C15 stained glass, including
parts of figures.

Listing NGR: SE2354974528

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Source: English Heritage

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