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Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Faceby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4203 / 54°25'12"N

Longitude: -1.2378 / 1°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 449553

OS Northings: 503024

OS Grid: NZ495030

Mapcode National: GBR MKSB.T7

Mapcode Global: WHD7R.Y5Q6

Entry Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 23 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332953

Location: Faceby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, TS9

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Faceby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Faceby

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

FACEBY FACEBY
NZ 40 SE
(west side, off)
9/29 Church of St Mary
Magdalene
23.6.66
GV II
Parish church. 1874-5 by Falkenbridge, on medieval site; chancel extended 1911
by Temple Moore. Coursed, tooled squared sandstone, the older part on rock-
faced plinth with sloped top, the east end on an undercroft. Nave roof purple
slate with tile ridge, stone copings, bellcote and finial; chancel roof clay
tiles above 4 courses of flagstones at eaves. Nave, chancel, south porch and
north vestry. Lancet style. 3-bay nave; chancel 2 and 2 bays. Gabled porch
has sloped angle buttresses; moulded 2-centred arch to boarded door with long
hinges. Trefoils in side walls. Sloped buttress bay divisions in nave, divid-
ing the 2 periods of chancel and at east end. Single lancets except for 3
staffed lancets in west and east ends, the latter cusped. West end also has
single lancet in gable peak under corbelling-out of bellcote. Undercroft has
small studded east door, with good iron handle and hinges, under shouldered
lintel; flanking small windows and vent slits below, all chamfered. Vents also
below main windows, at sides under eaves and in gable peak under wheel cross
finial. In north chancel wall a 2-light square-headed Perpendicular window with
cusped lights. Vestry has lancets at different levels and a basement door like
that of undercroft; also a battlemented gabled chimney. Interior: doorway from
porch (recent, but inside it is a nearly-complete reset C12 arch with roll,
hollow and chevron mouldings in frame of St Andrew's crosses). Bare stone
walls. Straight-braced collar-beam nave roof with cusping to spandrels; ribbed
barrelled roof in both parts of chancel. 2-bay transitional-style arcade to
vestry. Some medieval masonry in south wall and a little re-used in north
wall. Chancel arch wide and pointed with a few C12 chevron-moulded voussoirs
inserted. Font formed from medieval column with spurred base. Chancel and
south nave glass by Kempe. Good woodwork throughout: pews, choir benches,
clergy seats, choir screen and pulpit.


Listing NGR: NZ4955303024

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