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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0077 / 54°0'27"N

Longitude: -0.442 / 0°26'31"W

OS Eastings: 502206

OS Northings: 457976

OS Grid: TA022579

Mapcode National: GBR TQC3.33

Mapcode Global: WHGDC.5JSH

Plus Code: 9C6X2H55+36

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 27 November 1963

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166874

Location: Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Driffield

Built-Up Area: Driffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Driffield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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In the entry for:
1/1 (West side)

Church of All Saints

The previous listing date shall be added to read:-


(west side)

14/15 (1/1) Church of All Saints

- I

Church. Pre-conquest origins, C12 nave and clerestory, early C13 aisles and
chancel. C15 west tower, north aisle rebuilt and north chancel chapel added
1880 by G G Scott. West tower, 4-bay aisled nave with south porch, 3-bay
chancel with north chapel. Ashlar, lead and slate roofs. West tower of
3 stages, approximately 34 metres high. Moulded plinth, string-courses to
first and belfry stages. Angle-buttresses with ogee-headed canopied niches,
panels with blank cusped tracery, and crocketed gablets at upper levels.
First floor, south elevation: pointed window with Y-tracery, under hood-
mould with carved stops. Belfry openings of 3 transomed lights with
Perpendicular tracery under hood-moulds with stops and crocketed ogee
gablets. Battlemented parapet with traceried panels and 8 crocketed
pinnacles. West elevation: west door with continuous shallow roll moulding
under crocketed ogee label with foliated finial flanked by heraldic shields.
Pointed 4-light west window under crocketed ogee hood-mould with foliated
finial flanked by small heraldic shields. Niche with moulded base and
crocketed canopy to first floor, under carved panel with angels carrying
heraldic shield. Nave: chamfered plinth, butresses with 2 offsets and
grotesques, two 4-light square-headed windows with Curvilinear tracery in
double-chamfered surrounds. South aisle west window 4-light with
Curvilinear tracery under hood-mould with stops of monarchs heads, under
raised coped gable. Early C13 south door of 3 orders, with colonnettes and
keel mouldings, under hood-mould with dog-tooth and stops: to right, a
Paschal lamb, to left, a beast head. Nave clerestory has C12 round-headed
windows throughout. Plain corbel table. Pointed 2-light window with
Perpendicular tracery under hood-mould to raised coped gable with cross
finial. Chancel: low chamfered plinth, shallow buttresses, with crocketed
pinnacles, sill band. Round-headed priest's door of 2 orders with C19
attached shafts with stiff-leaf capitals and keel-mouldings, and outer
order of palmette ornament. 2 square-headed 2-light windows with
Perpendicular tracery under labels with stops of human and beast heads.
Parapet with moulded coping. 5-light east window with Perpendicular tracery
under segmental arch and label with beast-stops. Raised gable with moulded
coping and cross finial. Interior: north and south arcades of c1200 with
water-holding bases, round piers and abaci, and round-headed double-
chamfered arches. Roll-moulded string to north and south walls beneath
clerestory sills. Font of c1180: goblet-shaped with 4 colonnettes with
waterleaf capitals. C14 chancel arch with pointed double-chamfered head
dying into responds; C14 piscina with cusped ogee head to chancel south
wall. Interesting collection of C12 architectural fragments in chancel
north chapel.

Listing NGR: TA0220757977

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