History in Structure

Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thornton, East Riding of Yorkshire

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.8974 / 53°53'50"N

Longitude: -0.8451 / 0°50'42"W

OS Eastings: 475984

OS Northings: 445200

OS Grid: SE759452

Mapcode National: GBR QRJC.TM

Mapcode Global: WHFCL.Z9QJ

Plus Code: 9C5XV5W3+XW

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167680

ID on this website: 101346434

Location: St Michael's Church, Thornton, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Thornton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton and Melbourne

Church of England Diocese: York

Tagged with: Church building

Find accommodation in


(south side)

5/61 Church of St Michael

- II*

Church. C12, enlarged in C14. West end rebuilt and bellcote added 1890-92
by Ewan Christian. Coursed squared rubble with some cobbles and brick:
freestone dressings to openings. Timber-framed bellcote, slate roof. 3-bay
nave with north aisle and west bellcote, 2-bay chancel. Nave: buttress with
offsets. 2 square-headed 2-light windows with ogee tracery, and trefoil-
headed lancet to extreme east, flanking pointed south door with continuous
double hollow chamfers under hood-mould. Similar door to north wall under
filleted hood-mould with face-stops. Chamfered corbel table. Bellcote:
timber louvres and pyramidal roof under wind-vane. Chancel: 2 square-headed
windows of 2 round-headed cusped lights each: over the mullions is a
similar, inverted, cusped motif. Round-arched priests' door with continuous
narrow chamfer. 3-light pointed east window with intersecting tracery,
raised coped gable with cross finial. Interior: no arcade to north aisle.
Early C19 organ case with inlaid wood. C19 octagonal font on cylindrical
pier and octagonal base.

Listing NGR: SE7598445200

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.