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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Birdforth, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1756 / 54°10'32"N

Longitude: -1.2565 / 1°15'23"W

OS Eastings: 448631

OS Northings: 475789

OS Grid: SE486757

Mapcode National: GBR MNN4.SX

Mapcode Global: WHD8X.N9WR

Plus Code: 9C6W5PGV+6C

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 20 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332859

ID on this website: 101150720

Location: St Mary's Church, Birdforth, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Birdforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Husthwaite St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: York

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SE 47 NE
(east side, off)
4/1 Church of St Mary
- II
Redundant church. C12, C16-C17, C18 and C19. Rubblestone with interlocking tile
roof. 4-bay nave, single-cell chancel. Quoins. Nave: quoined round-arched south
door with imposts, the right half restored; to its right two windows, each of 2
round-arched lights; at west end C19 brick belfry with louvred bell-openings and
pyramidal Welsh slate roof with iron finial; east gable cross. On north side a
later window at east end. In west end a small segment-arched window. Chancel,
lower and narrower, has traces of former opening on left, east gable cross, and
east window as nave. Interior: round chancel arch with imposts; 4 principal rafter
roof trusses with curved collars to nave, the tie-beams with groove-moulding and
one with sunk panel containing letters and date 'G1702B' below motif; in chancel
north wall, architraved sunken panel with embossed shield and flowers and letters
and date '1585':
A S(?). c1700 pulpit, panelled with vine-trail and simpler top mouldings,
knob finials to gate posts and lectern with brass candlestick; lectern with turned
C17 baluster-like shaft on renewed base; C12 circular tub font on renewed base with
probably C17 cover having ogee-shaped ribs; in chancel, chamfered stone top of
probably C14 tomb with incised sword.

Listing NGR: SE4863175789

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