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Church of Saint Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Skirpenbeck, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0056 / 54°0'20"N

Longitude: -0.8574 / 0°51'26"W

OS Eastings: 474983

OS Northings: 457222

OS Grid: SE749572

Mapcode National: GBR QQG3.5V

Mapcode Global: WHFC0.SLW3

Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167736

Location: Skirpenbeck, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO41

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Skirpenbeck

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Skirpenbeck

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 75 NW
(north side)
1/46 Church of Saint Mary

Church. C12 nave and chancel, C18 west tower, C19 south porch and north
vestry. Brick to west tower, coursed rubble with freestone dressings, slate
roof. West tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with north
vestry. West tower has low stepped brick plinths, round-headed louvred
belfry openings with sills, stepped brick eaves cornice and pyramidal roof.
Nave: two 2-light pointed windows with C19 curvilinear tracery. Small
blocked window to extreme east. Round-headed south door of 2 orders - the
outer roll moulded with nook-shafts: the capital to the west shaft is
decorated with volutes and saltire crosses. The springers to the inner
order are carved with a latticed pattern. The north nave wall has a narrow
round-headed slit window with sloping sides to west, a broader opening under
a segmental arch to east, and a pointed door with a continuous broad
chamfer. Chancel: 2 lancets flanking a 4-centred door under a square
hoodmould: the spandrels are decorated with triangles. Square headed
3-light east window with Perpendicular tracery under a hoodmould. Interior:
whitewashed. Plain round-headed chancel arch with chamfered imposts. C12
tub font with intersecting arcades. Memorial to Richard Paget and his
2 children (1636): a theatrical presentation of the busts of himself, his
wife, and their children (that to the right notably fat) flanked by
curtains. Beneath is a tablet bearing an extraordinary rhyming inscription,
full of puns and word-play, with grieving putti to right and to left.

Listing NGR: SE7498357221

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

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