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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Selby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7822 / 53°46'55"N

Longitude: -1.0773 / 1°4'38"W

OS Eastings: 460895

OS Northings: 432153

OS Grid: SE608321

Mapcode National: GBR NSXP.KY

Mapcode Global: WHFD2.F67C

Plus Code: 9C5WQWJF+V3

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 November 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325780

ID on this website: 101132542

Location: Westfield, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Selby

Built-Up Area: Selby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Selby St Mary and St Germain

Church of England Diocese: York

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Church of St Mary
SE 6032 SE 3/92


1854. Roman Catholic. Architect: Messrs Hanson of Bath. Built at expense of
Hon Laura Maria Petre (1811-86), widow of the Hon E R Petre (1795-1848); Liberal
MP for York (1832-2) and Lord of the Manor of Selby (1801-48); to accommodate
the influx of Irish labourers in the Town.
Hammer-dressed stone. Ashlar dressings. Pitched slate roof. Decorated style.
Nave, chancel, lean-to aisles, tower over south door with broach spire and diagonal
buttresses, apsidal baptistery at west end, vestry and sacristry, and a quite
exceptional north-west chapel decorated internally with undressed stone in the
manner of a grotto.
Interior: Elaborately sculpted pulpit, contemporary font, and crocketed font
cover. Three-bay arcade to west gallery. Stained glass. East window by Wailes.
Window of Sacred Heart Chapel by Ball.

Listing NGR: SE6089532153

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