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Church of St Lambert, Burneston

Description: Church of St Lambert

Grade: I
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 332636

OS Grid Reference: SE3086584942
OS Grid Coordinates: 430865, 484942
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2592, -1.5277

Location: Church Wind, Burneston, North Yorkshire DL8 2HT

Locality: Burneston
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 2HT

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Listing Text

SE 38 SW
(east side)
6/5 Church of St Lambert


Church. C15 and C16. Coursed squared stone and ashlar; lead. and graduated
slate roofs. West tower, nave with south and north aisles, south porch,
chancel with north vestry. Perpendicular throughout. West tower: 3
stages, diagonal offset buttresses, cusped ogee-arched niches to first stage
of western buttresses. South side has buttress-like stair tower. Second
stage has small single-light opening with hoodmould. Belfry openings,
elliptically-arched of 2-lights with cusped tracery. Chamfered band at
belfry level. Buttresses have angled corner gargoyles to top. Plain
slightly projecting parapet, pinnacles to each corner with finials. Splay
footed stone spire. West window has pointed arch with hoodmould, of 3
lights with cusped tracery; above a clock face. Nave: 4 bays. South porch:
pinnacled diagonal angle buttresses, gabled embattled parapets. Moulded
pointed- arched doorway, inner doorway similar with board door. South and
north aisles: offset angle buttresses between bays, windows are
elliptically-arched with hoodmoulds, of 3 stepped cusped lights. East ends
of aisles have pointed arched, larger 3-light windows with rectilinear
tracery. Small elliptically-arched door to bay 2 of north aisle with
hoodmould. Embattled parapets with crocketed pinnacles above the
buttresses. Clerestory: pilaster buttresses between bays with crocketed
pinnacles rising above the parapets. Elliptically-arched windows with
hoodmoulds, of 3 stepped cusped lights. Embattled parapet with gable cross.
Chancel: 3 bays. South side: between each bay offset angle buttresses with
pinnacles rising above the parapets. Windows are large with pointed arches
and hoodmoulds, of 3-lights with rectilinear tracery. Gable cross. Plain
parapets. North vestry of 2 bays, with angle buttresses with pinnacles. To
east end a flat-headed 2-light window with hoodmould and cusped tracery. To
west similar 3-light window as those to south. East window: large with
pointed arch and hoodmould, of 5 lights with rectilinear tracery. Interior:
4-bay north and south arcades with octagonal piers, moulded capitals and
double-chamfered pointed arches. Similar tower arch. Tower vault of 3 ribs
round the central ring. Chancel arch has moulded pointed arch with
hoodmould, half octagonal capitals and moulded columns. Font of 1662,
octagonal bowl, on round moulded shaft, bearing inscription 'RW RB 1662 RK'.
C14 piscina. C14 sedilia of 3 stalls with cusped gabled canopies with
crockets, in between small gabled buttresses. To each side of east window
an ogee-headed cusped niche with crockets, to bottoms half octagonal corbels
carved with heads. Nave pews: complete set of 1627, simple box pews with
straight-headed ends with central knob and to the top panel of each pew
strapwork carving. To the north aisle a 3-tiered pew with panel above,
flanked by Ionic pilasters supporting frieze with pedimented panel above
with coat of arms. Inside stone panel inscription saying that Thomas
Robinson of Allerthorpe Hall gave £50 in 1627 to have all the nave pews

Listing NGR: SE3086384942

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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