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Church of St Mary, Great Ouseburn

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331830

OS Grid Reference: SE4491261782
OS Grid Coordinates: 444912, 461782
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0501, -1.3155

Location: 103 Main Street, Great Ouseburn, North Yorkshire YO26 9RG

Locality: Great Ouseburn
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO26 9RG

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Listing Text

SE 4461-4561
(north-east side)
9/15 Church of St.Mary
Church. Norman tower with C13 belfry; C14 arcades, with vestry and
aisles rebuilt 1820; C15 chancel and south chapel of 1883. Ashlar stone
with sandstone and red brick vestry; stone slate roofs. West tower;
3-bay aisled nave; chancel, north vestry and south chapel.
3-stage tower on chamfered plinth. Inserted lancet in first stage, west
face, and slit lights to south on first and second stages: second-stage
light has reset corbelhead above. Clock face to west in second stage.
Bell openings on all faces are paired round-headed chamfered lights with
squared centre shafts, closed by pierced shutters. Chamfered belfry
string course; embattled parapet with crocketed angle pinnacles above
waterspouts to east, west and south. Pyramidal roof. South aisle west
end contains pointed double-chamfered doorway, with board double doors,
beneath hoodmould. North and south aisle walls each contain three pointed
2-light windows with Y-tracery, beneath hoodmoulds. South chapel has
chamfered plinth and offset west buttress. Moulded pointed priest's door-
way and reset square-headed window of three cusped lancets to east. C19
Perpendicular window in chapel east end. Square-headed 2-light window in
chancel south wall, and similar in north wall, partly obscured by lean-to
vestry. Perpendicular east window in double-chamfered pointed opening.
Interior. Round, double-chamfered tower arch on rectangular responds with
plain imposts, coved on lower side. Arcades of tall, pointed, double-
chamfered arches on slender cylindrical columns with moulded octagonal
caps. Slightly stilted, two-centred, double-chamfered chancel arch on
half-octagonal responds. Monuments: two wall monuments by Fisher of York
on chancel north wall: a draped urn on a pedestal to Elizabeth Young,
d.1779; and a panel in carved surround surmounted by a slender urn, to
Sarah Horsfield, d.1780.

Listing NGR: SE4491261782

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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