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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Fimber, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0339 / 54°2'1"N

Longitude: -0.6361 / 0°38'10"W

OS Eastings: 489425

OS Northings: 460623

OS Grid: SE894606

Mapcode National: GBR SP0S.2Q

Mapcode Global: WHGD2.6VBY

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167819

Location: Fimber, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Fimber

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Fimber St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 86 SE (east side)

3/8 Church of St Mary


- II

Church. 1871 by G E Street for Sir Tatton Sykes, 5th Baronet of Sledmere.
Ashlar with stone slate roof to tower and plain tile roof. 4-stage west
tower, continuous 3-bay nave with south porch and 2-bay chancel with single-
bay north vestry. Gothic Revival style. Tower: chamfered plinth, clasping
buttresses with offsets to third stage. Roll-moulded first stage band. To
second stage, west side a 2-light window with geometric-style tracery to
head in pointed double-chamfered surround under hoodmould. To third stage,
south, west and north sides a slit window with ogeed, chamfered surround.
To fourth stage each side a blind arcade of 3 pointed arches on banded
shafts with central ogeed trefoil headed lancet, under continuous hoodmould.
Corbel table. Pyramidal roof with small gabled lucarnes to each side
surmounted by crosses and with lancet windows. Nave: plinth. Entrance to
gabled south porch a double-chamfered pointed arch under hoodmould with leaf
stops. Pointed plank inner door with ornamental hinges within pointed
moulded surround and under hoodmould with leaf stops. Nave and chancel have
buttresses with off-sets between bays. Nave has 2-light pointed windows
with geometric-type tracery throughout under hoodmoulds with leaf stops.
Continuous sill band. Chancelhas ogeed-cinquefoil lights, continuous sill
band. Vestry has 2 stepped trefoil headed lights to its east end. East end
of chancel: diagonal buttresses and central buttress. 3-light pointed
window with geometric-type tracery to head under hoodmould with leaf stops.
Octagonal stack rises from west end of vestry. Stone copings to east and
west gables. Plain interior has continuous sill band. Brass screen.
Double sedilia with cinquefoil arches. Double piscina with trefoil heads.
Painted roof, more elaborate to chancel. Octagonal font. Stained glass
mostly by Clayton and Bell. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding,
1978, p 229.

Listing NGR: SE8942560623

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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