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Latitude: 54.2103 / 54°12'36"N
Longitude: -1.2139 / 1°12'49"W
OS Eastings: 451369
OS Northings: 479676
OS Grid: SE513796
Mapcode National: GBR MMZR.0H
Mapcode Global: WHD8R.BF6P
Plus Code: 9C6W6Q6P+4F
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 20 June 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1190640
English Heritage Legacy ID: 332878
Location: Kilburn High and, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO61
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Kilburn High and Low
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Tagged with: Church building
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/10/2018
KILBURN HIGH AND LOW
LOW KILBURN (east side)
Church of St Mary
Church. C12, C13 and C17 with later alterations including restoration of 1818. Coursed squared stone, Welsh slate roofs. Three-bay nave with west tower, south porch, north aisle and north vestry and two-bay chancel with north chapel.
Tower: 1667 restored 1818; in Perpendicular style; quoins; chamfered plinth; west end has offset diagonal buttresses and elliptical-arched Y-tracery window (probably C19) below cusped light; a cusped two-light window to each side of belfry stage; moulded string, with gutter above it on south side, below embattled parapet with crocketed corner finials.
Nave and chancel have pointed-arched openings; chamfered eaves; kneelers, ashlar coping and cross finials to gables and crested roof ridges. Nave: to left of porch set against nave wall is mid C18 headstone commemorating eight children of Christopher and Elizabeth Sturdy having a segmental pedimented top with dentil and egg-and-dart moulding. C19 porch has doorway below blind opening with defaced crucifixion and C18 sundial in gable; a cusped two-light window to each return; inside, an early C12 narrow round-arched doorway with three orders of chevrons on columns with decorated cushion capitals and billeted hoodmould, partly restored. To right of porch, two two-light Decorated-style C19 windows.
North aisle has offset diagonal buttress at west end; two two-light double-chamfered mullion windows, the western one C20; and a lancet in the west side of the vestry. Chancel: chamfered plinth; restored priests' door with small chamfered two-light window to left and restored lancet to right; C19 east window of three stepped lancets under hoodmould and relieving arches; two restored lancets under sexfoiled circular window to east end of north chapel and a tall two-light double-chamfered mullion window to north side of the chapel.
Interior: recessed round tower arch with imposts; restored late C12 three-bay pointed-arch north arcade on circular columns with simply-moulded bases and water-leaf capitals; C12 elliptical chancel arch of three orders (plain and chevron) under restored billeted hoodmould on columns with decorative bases and cushion capitals (much restored); flanking imposted archway into north chapel are two C13 grave slabs, the northern one having a cross with stepped base and foliated head, hammer and shield, and the southern one having a pastoral staff with flabella. C19 scissor-braced roof trusses. Benefaction boards in tower. In north aisle probably C17 bench pews with knob finials and added baluster-type candlestick holders, and a bell dated 1684 with decorative mouldings to top.
The church was originally a chapel under the Priories of Coxwold, then Newburgh and finally Thirkleby; it became a separate parish church in 1868.
N Pevsner, Buildings of England, The North Riding.
Guide notes in church.
Listing NGR: SE5136979676
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