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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottam, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0764 / 54°4'35"N

Longitude: -0.525 / 0°31'30"W

OS Eastings: 496602

OS Northings: 465504

OS Grid: SE966655

Mapcode National: GBR SPS9.4G

Mapcode Global: WHGCX.XS4T

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167817

Location: Cottam, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Cottam

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cowlam St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

COTTAM COWLAM LANE
SE 96 NE (east side, off)
Cowlam

2/6 Church of St Mary

20.9.66

- II


Church. 1852. Designed by Miss Sykes for Sir Tatton Sykes, 4th Baronet of
Sledmere. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. 2-bay nave with south
porch and 3-bay chancel with north vestry. Gothic Revival. West end:
angle buttresses with offsets. Lancet window with Decorated-type tracery to
head. Cavetto-moulded hood with label stops. Quatrefoil to gable. Ashlar
kneelers and copings. Bellcote to apex, with ogeed trefoil opening,
surmounted by cross. South porch: diagonal buttresses with offsets.
Entrance, a pointed chamfered arch under hoodmould with finial to apex and
flanking shields. Within, a basket-arched opening with 3-traceried-panel
door. Nave has buttresses with offsets to ends and between bays to north;
2-light straight-headed windows with Perpendicular-type tracery and
hoodmoulds to either side of porch and to north side. Roll-moulded eaves.
Ashlar kneelers and copings. Chancel: buttresses with offsets between bays.
Lancet lights under hoodmoulds with label stops. East end: a 3-light
pointed window with Perpendicular-type tracery to head in chamfered surround
under hoodmould. Cross at apex. Interior. Pointed, chamfered chancel arch
on octagonal responds with capitals. Norman tub font carved with figures in
arcading. Monuments: marble wall tablet to Mrs Foord-Bowes d1839 by
Sir F Chantrey, otherwise 3 tablets by Fisher of York. Stained glass to
east window by Baillie, 1851. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East
Riding, 1978, p 218. .


Listing NGR: SE9660265504

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