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Church of Saint Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Kexby, York

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Latitude: 53.9507 / 53°57'2"N

Longitude: -0.9339 / 0°56'2"W

OS Eastings: 470060

OS Northings: 451034

OS Grid: SE700510

Mapcode National: GBR PQXR.LJ

Mapcode Global: WHFC5.MYGQ

Entry Name: Church of Saint Paul

Listing Date: 14 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326193

Location: Kexby, York, YO41

County: York

Civil Parish: Kexby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wilberfoss St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 75 SW
(north side)
3/80 Church of Saint Paul
- II
Church. 1852. By F.C. Penrose for Lord Wenlock. Sandstone ashlar with red
plain tile roof. Gothic Revival, late C13 - early C14 style. 3-bay nave
with octagonal north-west tower and west porch, north vestry, single-bay
chancel. 3-stage tower: plinth. Square on plan tapering to octagonal shaft
and spire. Lancet and slit windows. 1st and 2nd stage string courses. 3rd
stage has a cusped bell opening to each side. Gargoyles. Quatrefoil band.
Spire surmounted by lead weathervane. West entrance a pointed plank doorway
in chamfered surround under gabled porch with naturalistically-carved
brackets. Above a 2-light window with reticulated-style tracery to head
under hoodmould. Nave: chamfered plinth. South side has 3 2-light windows
with trefoil heads under hoodmoulds. North side: plinth. Vestry to 1st bay
has 2 trefoiled lancets. Nave has two trefoiled lancets. Chancel. Plinth.
Trefoiled lancet to South facade. East window has 3 lights and reticulated
tracery to head under hoodmould. Interior: hammer-beam roof to nave,
panelled ceiling to chancel. Double-chamfered chancel arch with keeled
responds. Double-chamfered 2-bay arcade between nave and vestry with
cylindrical pier. Octagonal font. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire: York and The
East Riding, 1978, p.291.

Listing NGR: SE7006051034

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