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Church of St Andrew

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

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Latitude: 53.9867 / 53°59'12"N

Longitude: -0.3229 / 0°19'22"W

OS Eastings: 510064

OS Northings: 455819

OS Grid: TA100558

Mapcode National: GBR VQ5B.WM

Mapcode Global: WHHFR.02J1

Plus Code: 9C5XXMPG+MR

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166895

Location: Foston, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Foston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Foston-on-the-Wolds St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: York

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8/36 Church of St Andrew

- II*

Church. C12 nave, early C13 chancel, late C14 west tower. Ashlar,
roughcast to nave and chancel, graduated slate roof. West tower, 4-bay nave
with north aisle and south porch, 4-bay chancel. West tower of
3 stages with moulded plinth and string courses, and diagonal buttresses.
2-light belfry openings with cusped tracery under pointed heads with hood-
moulds. Battlemented parapet. Boarded west door in pointed opening with
continuous hollow mouldings. 3-light west window with C20 replacement
mullions, cusped tracery and pointed head under hood-mould. Nave: one
3-light square-headed window with Perpendicular tracery to west, otherwise,
round-headed windows to centre and east. 2-light windows with Perpendicular
tracery under elliptical heads to clerestory. South door with continuous
chamfer and pointed head; battlemented parapet. Chancel: 2-light pointed
window to west with Geometrical tracery, otherwise 2-light square-headed
windows with Perpendicular tracery. Pointed priest's door with continuous
chamfer. East window of 4 lights with Perpendicular tracery under pointed
head with hood-mould. Plain close verges. Interior: late C14 tower arch of
3 hollow-chamfered orders with scalloped capitals cut back to east. Early
C13 north nave arcade with circular piers and abaci supporting double-
chamfered pointed arches. Chancel: 3 C13 sedilia (easternmost cut away by
C15 window) with pointed chamfered heads and filleted hood-mould. C12 tub
font and defaced effigy of knight with crossed legs in nave west end.

Listing NGR: TA1006455819

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