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Description: Church of St Winifred
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334831
OS Grid Reference: SK5552093633
OS Grid Coordinates: -691200, 4232777
Latitude/Longitude: 100.0000, 100.0000
STAINTON SCHOOL LANE
SK59SE (south side)
9/57 Church of St. Winifred
Church. C12, C13, C14 and C15 with C19 restoration. Rubble magnesian
limestone, red tile roofs. West tower, 3-bay nave with south porch and
separately-roofed 2-bay south chapel; narrower and lower 2-bay chancel.
Tower: Perpendicular, 3 stages. Chamfered plinth and moulded band; diagonal
buttresses flank 3-light west window with hoodmould; slit windows to internal
south-west stair turret. String courses below and above short 2nd stage; 2-
light, pointed-arched belfry openings with louvres and hoodmoulds; north and
south gargoyles to string course beneath embattled ashlar parapet with 8
crocketed pinnacles. Nave: bay-1 porch has double-chamfered pointed arch
beneath coped gable; doorway within has simple pointed arch; on left of porch
a restored 2-light window with cusping and hoodmould. Late C14 chapel on
right of porch has moulded plinth, quoins and offset diagonal east buttress;
square-headed south window of 2 ogee lights; C19 pedimented wall monuments
flanking good 3-light east window with reticulated tracery; chamfered eaves
band with 2 grotesque masks. Nave north wall has diagonal west buttress and
renewed quadrant-moulded doorway with hoodmould flanked by pointed 2-light
windows with cusping and hoodmoulds; cusped twin lancets to bay 3. Chancel;
C12 and C13; blocked, chamfered and round-arched priests' door on left of a
pointed-arched 2-light window having double-chamfered surround and cusping;
trefoil-headed lancet to north; renewed triple lancet to east. C19 gable
copings and crosses throughout.
Interior: double-chamfered tower arch, the inner order on corbels carved with
daggers; round inner arch to south door; double-chamfered arch into south
chapel which contains an ogee-headed piscina with half-octagonal bowl, Plain
C12 chancel arch springing from chamfered impost; above and to left of
priests' door is part of a round-headed window surround. Font: octagonal,
chalice-shaped with foiled side panels. Monuments: various good C18 wall
monuments in nave; on south wall a large broken-pedimented aedicule with
fluted pilasters to George Pashley of Stainton (d1663) has date 1708. In
north chapel, against wall, a cross slab to Nicholas Hall (d1523) and
Margaret (d1500); another slab to Bridget Bosvile (d1793), Stone beneath
fort to Hugh Bosvile (dl581).
Listing NGR: SK5552093633
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Source: English Heritage
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