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Church of St Martin

A Grade I Listed Building in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.275 / 54°16'30"N

Longitude: -0.4012 / 0°24'4"W

OS Eastings: 504202

OS Northings: 487774

OS Grid: TA042877

Mapcode National: GBR TMM0.X9

Mapcode Global: WHGC0.TT32

Plus Code: 9C6X7HGX+2G

Entry Name: Church of St Martin

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443962

ID on this website: 101242903

Location: St Martin's Church, South Cliff, North Yorkshire, YO11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Ramshill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Scarborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Scarborough St Martin

Church of England Diocese: York

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782/6/189 (South side)


Parish church. 1861-62 by G F Bodley. An early and exceptionally fine example of this architect's oeuvre. Largely ashlar faced in the Gothic Revival style with tall tower at north side of east end with saddle-back roof. Nave with high clerestory, aisle and chancel. Large rose window at west end. Porches to sides. INTERIOR very lofty with wooden wagon roof. Decorations and stained glass by Morris & Co. Pulpit with 10 painted panels by D G Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown and William Morris. Ceiling decoration of chancel by William Morris and Philip Webb. Altar wall has blind bar tracery by Bodley containing "Adoration of the Magi' by Edward Burne-Jones. Reredos and roodscreen of 1889 by Bodley. Large organ case by Bodley, the paintings on west side by Spencer Stanhope.
The decoration of the church was one of Morris & Co's earliest major commissions.

Listing NGR: TA0419687771

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