Description: Danby Wiske Church
Date Listed: 31 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 332049
OS Grid Reference: SE3381098337
OS Grid Coordinates: 433810, 498337
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3794, -1.4810
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Moated Site Immediately South of Danby Wiske Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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DANBY WISKE MOUNTSTROLL LANE
SE 39 NW
(east side, off)
5/5 Danby Wiske Church
Church. C12 south wall and doorway, C14 chancel and north aisle, later C15
tower and C18 porch. Rubble and ashlar sandstone. Welsh and Westmorland
slate roofs. West tower, nave with south porch, clerestory and north aisle,
chancel. Tower of ashlar with offset diagonal buttresses, stair tower with
2 slit windows, 2-light C15 belfry-window and embattled parapet. Nave:
3 bays. South doorway has Norman tympanum and on it 3 standing men in long
robes. South porch: gabled with raised verges, shaped kneelers and stone
coping. To right of porch a 2-light window with hoodmould and a single-
light pointed-arch window. Clerestory is in ashlar with 2-light windows.
Offset buttress at east end. Embattled parapet. Chancel: rubblestone with
stone dressings. 2 bays. 2 windows of 2 lights with cusped Y-tracery under
hoodmoulds flank trefoil-headed priest's door. Nave and chancel roofs have
stone coping with gable cross to chancel. Interior: tower has a vault of
diagonal and ridge ribs round a large circle. North arcade: 3 bays of round
piers with octagonal abaci supporting double-chamfered pointed arches.
Stalls have some re-set Jacobean panels. C14 effigy of lady, aumbry and
Listing NGR: SE3380898336
Source: English Heritage
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