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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 332729
OS Grid Reference: SE4997076713
OS Grid Coordinates: 449970, 476713
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1838, -1.2358
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CARLTON HUSTHWAITE VILLAGE STREET
Church of St Mary
Chapel of ease. c.1675. Sandstone, rubble to plinths and north side, ashlar to
other walls, with gritstone dressings, Welsh slate roofs. 3-storey west tower,
nave and chancel in one and of 7 internal bays. Gothic survival style. South
wall: chamfered offset to plinth; windows of two ogee-headed lights with hood-
moulds, 1 to left of door, 3 to right; round-arched doorway with impost
capitals, the arris moulded and stopped, with hood mould; chamfered kneelers,
ashlar coping, with base for finial to right. East window of 3 lights, the
central one taller, in segmental-arched opening with torus imposts, keystone
interrupting hood mould and jewelled spandrels. North side: no openings. Tower
has on each side a chamfered and ogee-headed single-light louvred belfry open-
ing, with a single-light west window with hood mould, clock faces on west and
south sides and a bench mark on the west side; pyramidal roof with weather-vane
dated 1923 at apex. A small C19 heating chamber has been added in the angle
between the tower and the nave on the north side. INTERIOR: windows are hollow
chamfered; chamfered round arch to tower with imposts, now blocked with screen
of reused C17 panelling which has fanlight of old glass; roof has moulded tie-
beams carried on wall posts with brackets; C17 furniture includes stalls and
benches with moulded stiles and knob finials in pairs; reading desk inscribed
'PRAISE THE LORD O IERVSALEM'; octagonal pulpit with bolection frames to panels,
and stem to tester inscribed 'FEED MY LAMBES' and the date 1678, tester has a
garlanded frieze with pediments above and pendant knobs below, and ogee ribs to
the open canopy; altar rail has central gates with turned balusters and swept
top rail, flanked by boarded panels surmounted by ogee-traceried lights under
swept top rail, flanked by boarded panels surmounted by ogee-traceried lights
under swept top rails with finials; octagonal font on chamfered stem; William
and Mary royal coat of arms dated 1689. The bells are dated 1677, which appears
to be contemporary with the completion of the tower. VCH ii, pp.37,39.
Listing NGR: SE4997076713
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Source: English Heritage
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