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Church of St Michael

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8974 / 53°53'50"N

Longitude: -0.8451 / 0°50'42"W

OS Eastings: 475984

OS Northings: 445200

OS Grid: SE759452

Mapcode National: GBR QRJC.TM

Mapcode Global: WHFCL.Z9QJ

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167680

Location: Thornton, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Thornton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton and Melbourne

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


HUMBERSIDE
EAST YORKSHIRE
5268
SE 74 NE THORNTON MAIN STREET
(south side)

5/61 Church of St Michael
26.1.67

- II*

Church. C12, enlarged in C14. West end rebuilt and bellcote added 1890-92
by Ewan Christian. Coursed squared rubble with some cobbles and brick:
freestone dressings to openings. Timber-framed bellcote, slate roof. 3-bay
nave with north aisle and west bellcote, 2-bay chancel. Nave: buttress with
offsets. 2 square-headed 2-light windows with ogee tracery, and trefoil-
headed lancet to extreme east, flanking pointed south door with continuous
double hollow chamfers under hood-mould. Similar door to north wall under
filleted hood-mould with face-stops. Chamfered corbel table. Bellcote:
timber louvres and pyramidal roof under wind-vane. Chancel: 2 square-headed
windows of 2 round-headed cusped lights each: over the mullions is a
similar, inverted, cusped motif. Round-arched priests' door with continuous
narrow chamfer. 3-light pointed east window with intersecting tracery,
raised coped gable with cross finial. Interior: no arcade to north aisle.
Early C19 organ case with inlaid wood. C19 octagonal font on cylindrical
pier and octagonal base.


Listing NGR: SE7598445200

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