Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 333396
OS Grid Reference: SE4894770767
OS Grid Coordinates: 448947, 470767
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1304, -1.2524
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SE 47 SE RASKELF MAIN STREET
2/51 (south end)
Church of St Mary
Church. C12 with C14 and C15 alterations and additions and substantial Cl9 restoration
and addition of south aisle in 1879.
Sandstone. Weatherboarded west tower with shingled top and tiled pyramidal roof,
restored most recently in 1954. Stone slate roof to church with stone coping and
ridge. 2-bay chancel with north chapel. 2-bay nave with north aisle and Cl9 south
aisle. West tower.
Reticulated east window, partly rebuilt. Timber arcade between chancel and north
chapel probably C15. Chamfered oak posts with arch braces, central post has 'capital'
with badge of Neville family. C12 lancet in chapel north wall. Nave north arcade
c.1100-70 has unmoulded pointed arches, semi-circular responds and cylindrical pier
with square abacus and volute capital. Reticulated west window (now backing onto
tower). Nave windows otherwise C19 in C15 style except for probably C14 2-light north
aisle west window.
Weatherboarded west tower on modern rusticated stone plinth. Unique in North Riding.
Perpendicular bench ends with poppy heads to west of nave, C17 balustraded screen to
North Chapel and C17 communion rail.
Pevsenr, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, p287.
Listing NGR: SE4894770767
Source: English Heritage
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