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Church of St Mary, Thornton Watlass

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333615

OS Grid Reference: SE2324485299
OS Grid Coordinates: 423244, 485299
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2628, -1.6446

Location: Watlass Moor Lane, Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire HG4 4AQ

Locality: Thornton Watlass
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 4AQ

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Listing Text

SE 28 NW
3/105 Church of St Mary
- II
Church. C15 and mid-late C19, later work probably by G Fowler Jones. West
tower; nave, with south porch, north aisle and transepts; chancel.
Rubblestone, ashlar, limestone and sandstone with Welsh slate roof. Tower:
C15 Perpendicular style. 4 stages. Offset clasping buttresses with stair
tower in that to south-east having chamfered lights. 2nd stage has trefoil-
headed 1-light window. 3rd stage has 1-light pointed-arched window, belfry
has 3 1-light trefoil-headed windows set in a double-chamfered surround with
flat lintel above each light, corbelled cornice with embattled parapet,
pinnacles to each corner. Rest of church C19 in the Geometrical style with
pointed-arch windows. Nave: 2 2-light windows with hoodmoulds. South
porch: board double-door in pointed-arch surround; angle buttresses.
Transepts: 3-light window with hoodmould. Chancel: 3 1-light cusped
windows. Diagonal buttresses to east end. Stone coping and crosses to
gables. East window: 3-light windows, central one taller, all with trefoil
tracery with circles in heads of arches and hoodmoulds. Interior: tower has
a quadripartite rib-vault, with sunk quadrant moulding.

Listing NGR: SE2324485299

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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