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Church of Saint Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in South Cowton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4186 / 54°25'6"N

Longitude: -1.5497 / 1°32'58"W

OS Eastings: 429320

OS Northings: 502666

OS Grid: NZ293026

Mapcode National: GBR KKMB.9T

Mapcode Global: WHC6H.56BG

Plus Code: 9C6WCF92+C4

Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary

Listing Date: 31 March 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332075

ID on this website: 101294728

Location: St Mary's Church, North Yorkshire, DL7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: South Cowton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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NZ 20 SE
(south-east side, off)
2/30 Church of Saint Mary
- I
Church. Substantially Cl5. Rubblestone and sandstone ashlar. Lead roof.
West tower, nave, 2-storey south porch, chancel. North-east vestry
attachment. Perpendicular tower: flat-headed windows; 2-light ogee-arched
belfry opening with flat hoodmould. Stair turret with parapet. Embattled
parapet with pinnacles. South porch: pointed-arch chamfered doorway with
hoodmould. Two panels with hoodmoulds. Board door. Vaulted porch.
Parapet with pinnacles at corners. Nave: 3 bays with 3-light, 2-light and
3-light windows, ogee-arched with cusped lights and flat hoodmoulds.
Parapet. Chancel: 3 bays, bays 1 and 3 have 2-cusped-light windows with
flat hoodmoulds. Central bay has 4-centre-arched doorway with hoodmould.
Above this, two panels with hoodmoulds bearing Conyers and Boynton Arms.
Parapet. Interior: shallow-pitched tie-beam roof. C15 octagonal font. C15
painting on the chancel arch. C15 choir stalls and rood screen with one-
light divisions. C15 alabaster effigies of Sir Christopher Boynton and his
2 wives. C19 carving of mailed glove with helmet and bird below to fit
above funery hatchment.

Listing NGR: NZ2932002665

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