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Church of St Helen

A Grade I Listed Building in Thorganby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.8664 / 53°51'59"N

Longitude: -0.9528 / 0°57'9"W

OS Eastings: 468963

OS Northings: 441641

OS Grid: SE689416

Mapcode National: GBR PRSQ.JR

Mapcode Global: WHFCR.B2JR

Entry Name: Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326325

Location: Thorganby, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO19

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Thorganby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorganby St Helen

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 64 SE
( side)
3/78 Church of Saint Helen


Church. Probable C15 tower with nave and chancel of 1690, with later
additions and alterations including C19 vestry. Magnesian limestone tower,
otherwise pinkish-orange brick with ashlar dressings, plain tile, stone
slate and Welsh slate roofs. 3-stage west tower, 3-bay nave with south
porch, slightly narrower and lower 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Tower:
plinth, first stage has 2-light mullion window and 2 slit windows. Recessed
2nd stage. 3rd stage band. Twin-light, trefoil-headed, bell-openings under
hoodmould. Battlements with pinnacles. Nave: plinth has chamfered ashlar
coping. Quoins. South side: central porch has quoined sides. Round-arched
opening with pilasters, capitals and long keystone. Ashlar coping and
pointed finials to end and apex, that to left missing. Within a chamfered
round-arched opening with plain double doors. Casements with leaded
quarries under round keyed arches on pilasters with moulded sills to north
and south sides. Moulded cornice. Frieze. Moulded eaves band. Ashlar
coping with pointed finials at end. Chancel: quoins, ashlar plinth. South
side: priest's door with similar architrave to south porch but with
herringbone infil. Windows to north and south side as nave. North side has
C19 vestry to first bay. Moulded cornice. Frieze. Moulded eaves band.
Ashlar coping and finial. East end: 3-light pointed window with
Perpendicular tracery with moulded sill and pilasters with capitals to
sides. Interior: double-chamfered, round chancel arch on chamfered piers.
Otherwise plain. Probably late C17 octagonal font with lead lining. Wooden
plaque of 1821 recording benefactors. Victorian coat of arms on painted
wooden plaque.

Listing NGR: SE6896541645

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