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Church of St Margaret

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

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Latitude: 53.8686 / 53°52'6"N

Longitude: -0.2932 / 0°17'35"W

OS Eastings: 512330

OS Northings: 442725

OS Grid: TA123427

Mapcode National: GBR VRDP.BY

Mapcode Global: WHHGB.G1M3

Plus Code: 9C5XVP94+CP

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 16 December 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166705

Location: Riston, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU11

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Riston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Long Riston St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: York

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TA 14 SW
(west side, off)
Long Riston
2/29 Church of St Margaret
Church. C13 origins with C14 tower, C17 buttresses to south side, nave and
chancel heavily restored in 1855, tower repaired in 1881. Coursed pebbles
with pinkish-red brick infill, ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof.
2-stage west tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, lower and narrower single-
bay chancel with north vestry. Tower: diagonal buttresses with offsets.
West side has 2-light pointed window with reticulated tracery to head.
Second stage has 2-light pointed reticulated traceried belfry openings to
each side. Eaves string course with gargoyles. Low parapet with pinnacles.
Nave: buttesses with offsets between bays. South porch to first bay has
angle buttresses with offsets. Moulded, pointed-arched door. Stone coped
gable with ridge cross. Within a pointed plank studded door in chamfered
surround. Otherwise nave has 2-light, straight-headed windows with
Perpendicular-type tracery in double-chamfered surrounds throughout. Ashlar
copings to gables. Chancel: angle buttresses with offsets. South side has
central priest's entrance, a pointed plank studded door in moulded surround.
To left a 2-light, straight-headed window with Perpendicular-type tracery in
double-chamfered surround. North side: vestry has Caernarvon-arched
entrance with studded plank door. East side of vestry has 2-trefoiled-light
window. Chancel east end has 3-light pointed window with Perpendicular-type
tracery in double-chamfered surround. Ashlar gable copings. Interior: 4-
centred tower arch with double-chamfered head. Pointed, double-chamfered
chancel arch on moulded responds. C19 octagonal font with traceried
decoration on octagonal shaft. Kelly's Directory of the North East Riding
of Yorkshire, 1929, p 613. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding,
1978, p 307.

Listing NGR: TA1233042725

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