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Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Roxby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5367 / 54°32'12"N

Longitude: -0.8257 / 0°49'32"W

OS Eastings: 476081

OS Northings: 516346

OS Grid: NZ760163

Mapcode National: GBR QHPZ.1H

Mapcode Global: WHF8J.972F

Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 4 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327897

Location: Roxby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, TS13

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Roxby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hinderwell with Roxby and Staithes

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

ROXBY HALL HILL
NZ 71 NE
(north end)
2/246
Church of St Nicholas

II
Parish Church. C17 on the site of an earlier church, considerably altered in
1818 and restored in early C20. Coursed plain sandstone north nave wall and
lower chancel walls; upper chancel and north nave walls, south nave wall and
tower coursed herring-bone - tooled sandstone. Graduated lakeland slate roof
with tile ridge and stone copings. West Tower; continuous nave and chancel:
chancel probably raised to nave roof level in 1818. Sloped plinth. 3-stage
tower has round-arched west doorway with cut voussoirs. 2-light west window
above and 2-light segment headed bell openings in 3rd stage below parapet with
corner battlements. Stone steps to first-floor boarded door on south side.
2-light nave west windows flank the tower and pent extension (possibly early
pent extension (possibly early C20) has a matching window. 2-bay nave has
3-light windows; chancel of one long bay with blocked round-arched priest's door
and a 3-light window with round heads to lights and sunk spandrels. Nave and
tower windows have round-headed lights. North wall has only one 3-light window.
East window, of 5 lights with square head and ridged keystone, probably early
C20. Interior: Lobby with 6-panel door to tower. 6-panel double door to
church. Panelled pews, mostly lost doors. Strutted king-post roof. All these
features probably 1812 as is the pulpit, although on a later C19 base.
Monuments: slab with brass to Thomas Boynton, d.1523; slab to Katherine Ingram
d.1666; dark limestone slab, raised on4 white marble irons, to the wife of
Sir Matthew Boynton, d.1634. C13 font on modern stone plinth.


Listing NGR: NZ7608116346

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