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Latitude: 54.019 / 54°1'8"N
Longitude: -0.5777 / 0°34'39"W
OS Eastings: 493287
OS Northings: 459050
OS Grid: SE932590
Mapcode National: GBR SPDZ.Q1
Mapcode Global: WHGD9.375S
Plus Code: 9C6X2C9C+JW
Entry Name: Church of St Nicholas
Listing Date: 20 August 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1083774
English Heritage Legacy ID: 167885
Location: Wetwang, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Wetwang
Built-Up Area: Wetwang
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Wetwang
Church of England Diocese: York
WETWANG MAIN STREET
SE 95 NW (south side)
8/73 Church of St Nicholas
GV II *
Church. C12, C13 and C14 with later additions and alterations including
restorations of 1895-1902 and extensive restoration of chancel by C H Fowler
for Sir Tatton Sykes, 5th Baronet of Sledmere. Limestone ashlar with lead
roof. 2-stage west tower, 4-bay nave with north aisle and 2-bay transeptal
chapel, 2-bay chancel with single-bay north organ room. Tower: stepped and
chamfered plinth. Clasping buttresses with off-sets. To first stage, west
side, a lancet window. First-stage band. Twin-light geometric traceried
belfry openings to north, south and west sides within round-arched
surrounds, to east side are 2 lancet openings. Corbel table of masks and
flowers. Projecting embattled parapets with band of mouchette decoration.
Pierced quatrefoils to merlons. Stair turret to south-east corner of tower
has blocked slit windows. Nave: south side (largely rebuilt). Entrance to
second bay a studded plank door within chamfered pointed surround. To first
bay a C19 three-stepped cinquefoil light window in cavetto-moulded surround.
Similar 3-light window between irregular third and fourth bays with a round-
arched and a straight-headed light to either side in double-chamfered
surrounds. Chamfered eaves. North aisle: chamfered plinth. Main entrance
to second bay a C19 studded plank door in C13 pointed roll-moulded surround
on shafts with eroded foliate capitals. To first bay a 2-light, straight-
headed, re-cut Perpendicular window under hoodmould with face stops. To
west end a similar 2-light window. Low parapet. Transeptal chapel:
chamfered plinth, angle buttresses. To west side a 2-light pointed window
with geometric tracery to head, to north side a C19 pointed 3-light window
with geometric-type tracery to head; to east side 3-light, pointed window
with re-cut geometric tracery to head. Chancel: buttresses with off-sets.
To south side a priest's entrance, a studded plank door in ogeed surround.
Straight-headed Perpendicular-type windows under hoodmoulds to north and
south sides. East end has 3-light reticulated-type window under hoodmould
with face stops. Interior: double-chamfered pointed tower arch, the inner
order with cylindrical responds with moulded bases and capitals. Nave: to
north a 4-bay arcade with C13 west bay, westernmost arch is pointed on
partly re-cut responds, the others have double-chamfered arches of which the
next bay is round but the 2 easternmost are pointed. From west: a
cylindrical respond with scallop capital; an octagonal pier, 2 cylindrical
piers and an octagonal respond, all with moulded bases and hollow-chamfered
capitals. Arch from north aisle into transeptal chapel is double-chamfered
and pointed on octagonal respond to north and on octagonal aisle pier to
south. To south side a blocked, double-chamfered arch on octagonal responds
with chamfered bases and with moulded capitals. To east of this a trefoil
piscina. Further similar re-cut piscina to east end of north aisle. Re-
used scallop capital in north chapel. Chancel has C19 cinquefoil piscina.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 367.
Listing NGR: SE9328759050
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