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Latitude: 53.8411 / 53°50'27"N
Longitude: -0.2663 / 0°15'58"W
OS Eastings: 514170
OS Northings: 439706
OS Grid: TA141397
Mapcode National: GBR VSL0.4T
Mapcode Global: WHHGB.WQC7
Entry Name: Church of St Augustine
Listing Date: 16 December 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1161844
English Heritage Legacy ID: 166710
Location: Skirlaugh, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU11
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Skirlaugh
Built-Up Area: Skirlaugh
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Skirlaugh St Augustine
Church of England Diocese: York
SKIRLAUGH CHURCH LANE
TA 13 NW
5/34 Church of St Augustine
Church. c1401. For Bishop Skirlaw with later additions and alterations.
Limestone ashlar with concealed roof. Perpendicular style. 3-stage west
tower, 6-bay continuous nave and chancel with south porch to second bay and
north vestry to sixth bay. Tower: diagonal buttresses with off-sets, and
crocketed pinnacles to top of second stage. Chamfered plinth with
quatrefoil band. To west end hollow-moulded sill band. 3-light pointed
window in double-chamfered surround with hollow-chamfered hoodmould with
label stops which continue as band to sides. Second stage: brattished band.
To west side a niche for a statue. Band. 2-light, pointed bell openings
with blind trefoil-headed lights below transom level. Band with fleurons
and gargoyles. Pierced, traceried and crocketed battlements with crocketed
pinnacles. Nave and chancel: buttresses with off-sets surmounted by
pinnacles with crocketed finials between bays. Double-chamfered plinth.
South side: to second bay an embattled single-low-storey porch. Tudor-
arched opening with glass and timber doors. Within a studded plank door
within hollow-chamfered and roll-moulded surround under roll-moulded hood
with face stops. To fifth bay a pointed plank priest's door in double-
chamfered surround under hollow-chamfered hoodmould. Pointed 3-light
windows with hoodmoulds with shield stops to each bay and with hollow-
moulded sills except to second bay. Windows to second and fifth bays are
shorter. Eaves band. Battlemented parapets. North side: to second bay a
studded plank door in pointed hollow-chamfered and roll-moulded surround
under hoodmould with face stops. To sixth bay a single-bay, low-storey
embattled vestry has oblong window with chamfered surround to north side and
pointed plank door to west. Otherwise 3-light pointed windows with hollow-
chamfered hoodmoulds with shield stops, and with sill band except to sixth
bay. Windows to second and sixth bays are shorter. Battlemented parapets.
East end has 5-light pointed window with hollow-chamfered hoodmould. All
windows with Perpendicular tracery and hoodmoulds. Interior: Triple-
chamfered pointed tower arch with inner shaft otherwise roll-moulded jambs
with capitals. Piscina has ogeed arch with roll-moulding and octagonal
bowl. 2 corbels to east end. Traces of red wall painting and black
inscriptions to south wall and west end. C19 octagonal font. 4
Neoclassical early C19 wall monuments in chancel. Fragments of medieval
stained glass incorporated into East window. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and
The East Riding, 1978, p 342.
Listing NGR: TA1417539705
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