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Church of Saint Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Old Byland and Scawton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2451 / 54°14'42"N

Longitude: -1.1591 / 1°9'32"W

OS Eastings: 454897

OS Northings: 483590

OS Grid: SE548835

Mapcode National: GBR NMBC.V0

Mapcode Global: WHD8L.5KBJ

Plus Code: 9C6W6RWR+29

Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 4 January 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328527

ID on this website: 101149196

Location: St Mary's Church, Scawton, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Old Byland and Scawton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Ryedale

Church of England Diocese: York

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Church. C12 with C15 insertions and porch and restoration of 1892 by
C. Hodgson Fowler. Limestone rubble, stone slate roof. 2-bay nave with
south porch, 2-bay chancel. West front: restored round-headed window.
Wooden bellcote to gable end. To south: porch contains round-headed door of
2 zigzag-moulded orders supported on colonnettes with scalloped capitals.
Beaded hoodmould. 3-light square-headed double-chamfered window to second
bay. To north: blocked square-headed doorway with narrow single-light
round-headed window immediately to left and square-headed windows to extreme
left and right. Chancel: to south a blocked square-headed priests' door,
and 2 square-headed windows. 2 round-headed windows to north. East end: 3-
light trefoil-headed window in square-headed frame with narrow slit window
above. Interior: chancel arch flanked by arched niches with nook-shafts for
reredoses of lay altars, later converted to squints. To left of altar a
niche of uncertain function consisting of a trough and two columns with
waterleaf capitals supporting a moulded cornice. To right of altar a single
pointed sedile, a square-headed aumbry and a pointed piscina. Font: round,
possible Norman on later base, with tall octagonal C17 wooden cover.
Pevsner N. "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966.

Listing NGR: SE5489683590

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