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Church of Saint Everilda, Nether Poppleton

Description: Church of Saint Everilda

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331653

OS Grid Reference: SE5644955046
OS Grid Coordinates: 456449, 455046
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9884, -1.1406

Location: Church Lane, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6LF

Locality: Nether Poppleton
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO26 6LF

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There is also a scheduled monument, Nether Poppleton Medieval Moated Site, Fishponds and Earthworks Around and Associated with St Everilda's Church, 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.

Listing Text


(north side, off)
3/11 Church of Saint Everilda
1 5.3.66


Church. C12 in origin with late medieval, C18, C19 and C20 rebuilding and
restoration. Limestone rubble and ashlar with sandstone showing evidence of
burning to vestry, and brick in English garden wall bond to north wall of nave;
Welsh slate roof. 2-bay nave, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. West front:
pointed doorway, probably of C19 date with 2-light trefoiled window above,
flanked by diagonal buttresses. Nave south aide: single narrow trefoiled window
to west, two 3-light trefoiled windows to east. Nave north side: single narrow
trefoiled window to east. All nave windows in square headed frames. Gabled bellcote
with paired pointed arches at junction of nave and chancel. Chancel south
side: small trefoiled window to west. To centre a tall blocked round arch
contains a 2-light trefoiled window in a round-arched frame. To east a
lower blocked round arch has inserted 2-light square-headed-window above.
To the north side of the chancel is the vestry with a round-arched doorway
to the north and lancets to its east and west facades. Blocked lancet to
north side of chancel. East end: 3-light trefoiled window in square-headed
frame. Interior: east window contains reset C14 window glass. The outer
lights contain early C14 window glass, and depict composite figures in
architectural backgrounds. Central light is of later C14 material. and has
2 panels showing a crowned female and a mitred bishop. Restored and
releaded in 1956. Chancel: 3 good C17 canopied wall monuments. To south
wall, monument to Ursula Hutton, dated c1640-50, depicts a kneeling man
flanked by 2 women, one with a child, the other with a baby, framed by
Tuscan columns supporting a broken pediment, Latin inscription beneath. To
north wall, monument to Anne Hutton, died 1651, with bust of -deceased leaning
on cushion, hands in prayer, flanked by raised panels with pediment
supporting 3 figures above, Latin inscription below. Monument to Thomas
Hutton, died l620, depicts deceased kneeling beneath round-arched canopy
with dentilled frieze supporting an achievement of arms flanked by putti,
very worn Latin inscription below. All monuments recently restored and
repainted at time of resurvey. East wall of vestry has incised cross with
chalice and missal, a priest's monument probably of C13 date. Gallery to
north and west of nave 1778. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: The West Riding, second
edition 1967.

Listing NGR: SE5644955046

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Source: English Heritage

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