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Church of Saint Nicholas

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Ferriby, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.6747 / 53°40'28"N

Longitude: -0.5052 / 0°30'18"W

OS Eastings: 498845

OS Northings: 420838

OS Grid: SE988208

Mapcode National: GBR STXY.FG

Mapcode Global: WHGFW.6WQS

Plus Code: 9C5XMFFV+VW

Entry Name: Church of Saint Nicholas

Listing Date: 6 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165868

Location: South Ferriby, North Lincolnshire, DN18

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: South Ferriby

Built-Up Area: South Ferriby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: South Ferriby St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Parish church. C13 or earlier nave with C14-C15 windows, rebuilding of
1578-80, including chancel. Early C19 rebuilding and top stage to tower,
lancets to nave; restorations of 1889 by C H Fowler of Durham included new
chancel, re-roofing, re-flooring. Red brick tower with ashlar dressings;
nave and porch of limestone ashlar, coursed rubble and brick; brick and
ashlar vestry; chancel of brick with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Steep
hillside position. 3-bay nave re-aligned north-south in 1889, with north-
east tower and adjoining east vestry (former chancel), west porch and
single-bay south chancel. Nave: C19 buttresses to north; three C19 west
lancets with hoodmoulds, incorporating original masonry; re-set four-centred
arch east window with Perpendicular tracery; pointed 3-light north window
with Perpendicular tracery, re-set in C19 above blocked door, flanked by
lancets similar to those on west (one with re-used medieval masonry);
cornice and coped parapet. Vestry (outshut in angle of tower and nave) has
re-set segmental-pointed 2-light cinquefoiled east window with hoodmould,
C19 pointed 2-light window and blocked square-headed opening to south. 2-
stage tower: plinth, diagonal buttress to east. 1st stage has pointed
chamfered west door with re-set hoodmould and crude headstops, east slit
window, plain string course. Second has 2-light square-headed ashlar
openings to north and south, latter blocked. Pointed belfry openings with
brick band and low stone-coped embattled parapet with plain angle pinnacles.
porch: quoins to lower section, brick above; re-set C14 pointed double-
chamfered outer arch with hoodmould and headstops. Reset Cll tympanum
above, with relief carving of bishop with staff, flanked by crosses in
roundels; pointed hollow-chamfered inner arch. Interior restored pointed
hollow-chamfered former chancel arch to east with octagonal responds and
plain moulded capitals and bases. C19 pointed double-chamfered chancel
arch. C19 font and fittings. N Pevsner and J Harris, The Buildings of
England: Lincolnshire, 1978, 368-9; Drawing by C Nattes, 1796, Banks
Collection, Lincoln City Library.

Listing NGR: SE9884520838

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