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Church of Saint Martin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wharram, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0667 / 54°4'0"N

Longitude: -0.6901 / 0°41'24"W

OS Eastings: 485825

OS Northings: 464209

OS Grid: SE858642

Mapcode National: GBR RPMD.DY

Mapcode Global: WHGD1.C1MQ

Entry Name: Church of Saint Martin

Listing Date: 10 October 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328830

Location: Wharram, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO17

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Wharram

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wharram St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 86 SE
8/127 Church of Saint Martin
- II*

Church. Early C10 origins but fabric mainly C12 - C16 with many building
phases and alterations. Limestone ashlar, Westmorland slate roof to chancel. West
tower, 4-bay nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel. Western half of tower
has collapsed. 2-light belfry windows to north and east. Embattled parapet
with pinnacles. South porch contains C13 pointed door with roll-moulded
arch carried on responds with stiff-leaf capitals. Blocked C12 round-arched
south arcade now contains square-headed 2-light Perpendicular windows. To
north: C13 pointed doorway in chamfered surround. Blocked pointed arcade
now contains C14 2-light windows with quatrefoil tracery, probably re-set
from original position in north wall of arcade. Chancel: square-headed
priests' door to south. 2-light decorated window to east. Interior:
blocked doorway in south-east corner of nave re-uses C12 zigzag and Saxon
capitals. Total excavation of the church has revealed evidence of an
original Saxon church on the site. Ruinous at time of resurvey. Pevsner N,
Yorkshire, York and the North Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE8582564209

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

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