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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Skerne and Wansford, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.995 / 53°59'42"N

Longitude: -0.3813 / 0°22'52"W

OS Eastings: 506216

OS Northings: 456654

OS Grid: TA062566

Mapcode National: GBR TQS7.8N

Mapcode Global: WHGDD.3VQ7

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166949

Location: Skerne and Wansford, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Skerne and Wansford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wansford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

TA 05 NE SKERNE WANSFORD

7/90 Church of St Mary the
Virgin
20/9/66

GV II*


Church. 1868. By G E Street for Sir Tatton Sykes. Ashlar, flat clay
roofing tiles. Gothic Revival style. 4½-bay nave with west bellcote and
south porch, 2 bay chancel and north vestry. Nave has chamfered plinth,
scroll-moulded string, buttresses to east and west. 2-light pointed windows
with tracery in Decorated style to west and to centre, each with stopped
hood-mould under relieving arch. 4-light square-headed window to east with
cusped tracery. Pointed south door, of 2 orders, in Early English style
with nook shafts, dog-tooth, and stopped hood-mould. Raised coped gables
with Celtic cross finial. South porch has door with hollow-chamfered
mouldings, cinquefoil head, stopped hood-mould and raised coped gable with
cross finial. Bell turret has square lower stage surmounted by low
octagonal broach spire. 2-light belfry openings with mid-wall shaft, with
volutes to capital, under round sound-hole in gablet. 2-light trefoil-
headed lucarnes to cardinal elevations of spire; cross finial. Chancel:
chamfered plinth, diagonal buttresses, scroll-moulded string. 2-light
pointed window with tracery in Curvilinear style and stopped hood-mould
under relieving arch. Pointed 3-light east window, with intersecting
tracery enclosing trefoils, under relieving arch. Interior: 2 circular
piers at west end with round bases and abaci supporting pointed double-
chamfered arches and stilted arch to centre: bellcote above. Principal-
rafter roof to nave with arched braces, side purlins, and windbraces,
painted with geometrical and stylised floral designs throughout. Elaborate
chancel-screen of 5 trefoil headed arches, under crocketed gablets,
supported on twisted marble columns: central cross finial. Sexfoil font,
with blank tracery, in Geometrical style, on each lobe, on colonnettes with
annuli, round bases, and abaci.


Listing NGR: TA0621656654

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