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Church of Saint Mary, South Cowton

Description: Church of Saint Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 31 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 332075

OS Grid Reference: NZ2932002666
OS Grid Coordinates: 429320, 502666
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4186, -1.5497

Location: South Cowton, North Yorkshire DL7 0JB

Locality: South Cowton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL7 0JB

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Listing Text

NZ 20 SE
(south-east side, off)
2/30 Church of Saint Mary
- I
Church. Substantially Cl5. Rubblestone and sandstone ashlar. Lead roof.
West tower, nave, 2-storey south porch, chancel. North-east vestry
attachment. Perpendicular tower: flat-headed windows; 2-light ogee-arched
belfry opening with flat hoodmould. Stair turret with parapet. Embattled
parapet with pinnacles. South porch: pointed-arch chamfered doorway with
hoodmould. Two panels with hoodmoulds. Board door. Vaulted porch.
Parapet with pinnacles at corners. Nave: 3 bays with 3-light, 2-light and
3-light windows, ogee-arched with cusped lights and flat hoodmoulds.
Parapet. Chancel: 3 bays, bays 1 and 3 have 2-cusped-light windows with
flat hoodmoulds. Central bay has 4-centre-arched doorway with hoodmould.
Above this, two panels with hoodmoulds bearing Conyers and Boynton Arms.
Parapet. Interior: shallow-pitched tie-beam roof. C15 octagonal font. C15
painting on the chancel arch. C15 choir stalls and rood screen with one-
light divisions. C15 alabaster effigies of Sir Christopher Boynton and his
2 wives. C19 carving of mailed glove with helmet and bird below to fit
above funery hatchment.

Listing NGR: NZ2932002665

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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