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Church of Saint Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Muker, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3763 / 54°22'34"N

Longitude: -2.1392 / 2°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 391055

OS Northings: 497880

OS Grid: SD910978

Mapcode National: GBR FKHT.NZ

Mapcode Global: WHB58.38LC

Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 7 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302046

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322232

Location: Muker, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Muker

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


14/147 Church of Saint Mary

Church. 1580, C18, restored 1891. Rubble, stone slate roof. West tower,
nave and chancel under 1 roof, south porch. Tower: possibly 1580. 3
stages. Quoins. On ground floor, a vent with vertical iron bar. 2-light
chamfered-mullion belfry openings. Bench-mark on west face. Lead rainwater
head cast with "R METCALFE, I CALVERT, C-WARDENS 1793". Porch: dated 1849
on kneeler. Coursed stone. Sundial. Inner doorway: 4-centred arch,
chamfered, with inscription "LW 1719 IP". Nave and chancel: substantially
of 1580. 3 and 2 bays. 2-light chamfered-mullion window to south-west.
Other windows C19, of 2 trefoil-headed lights with hoodmoulds. East window:
3 trefoil-headed lights under hoodmould. North side has C18 lead rainwater
head. Interior: beaded wall plate and roof timbers substantially of 1580,
but raised from steeper thatched pitch in 1761. Font: C19, round basin on
cylindrical shaft and base. On south wall of sanctuary, a small stone
inscribed "SG 1769". Against north wall of sanctuary, vertical slab
commemorating Mr James of the parish of Redrith, Cornwall, d.1746. South
wall of chancel, memorial to Alexander Calvert of Richmond, land agent and
commissioner under Inclosure Acts, d.1834. North wall of nave, memorial to
Edmund Alderson Knowles of Low Row d.1835 by G Green, Newcastle, and board
painted with rules for use of Parish Hearse, 1836. A rare example of a new
church in 1580. E Cooper, Muker: The Story of a Yorkshire Parish (1948).

Listing NGR: SD9105597880

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