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Church of Saint Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Skirpenbeck, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0056 / 54°0'20"N

Longitude: -0.8574 / 0°51'26"W

OS Eastings: 474983

OS Northings: 457222

OS Grid: SE749572

Mapcode National: GBR QQG3.5V

Mapcode Global: WHFC0.SLW3

Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167736

Location: Skirpenbeck, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO41

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Skirpenbeck

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Skirpenbeck

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SKIRPENBECK MAIN STREET
SE 75 NW
(north side)
1/46 Church of Saint Mary
26.1.67
GV
II*

Church. C12 nave and chancel, C18 west tower, C19 south porch and north
vestry. Brick to west tower, coursed rubble with freestone dressings, slate
roof. West tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with north
vestry. West tower has low stepped brick plinths, round-headed louvred
belfry openings with sills, stepped brick eaves cornice and pyramidal roof.
Nave: two 2-light pointed windows with C19 curvilinear tracery. Small
blocked window to extreme east. Round-headed south door of 2 orders - the
outer roll moulded with nook-shafts: the capital to the west shaft is
decorated with volutes and saltire crosses. The springers to the inner
order are carved with a latticed pattern. The north nave wall has a narrow
round-headed slit window with sloping sides to west, a broader opening under
a segmental arch to east, and a pointed door with a continuous broad
chamfer. Chancel: 2 lancets flanking a 4-centred door under a square
hoodmould: the spandrels are decorated with triangles. Square headed
3-light east window with Perpendicular tracery under a hoodmould. Interior:
whitewashed. Plain round-headed chancel arch with chamfered imposts. C12
tub font with intersecting arcades. Memorial to Richard Paget and his
2 children (1636): a theatrical presentation of the busts of himself, his
wife, and their children (that to the right notably fat) flanked by
curtains. Beneath is a tablet bearing an extraordinary rhyming inscription,
full of puns and word-play, with grieving putti to right and to left.


Listing NGR: SE7498357221

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