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The Church of St Clement

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9512 / 53°57'4"N

Longitude: -1.0871 / 1°5'13"W

OS Eastings: 460005

OS Northings: 450953

OS Grid: SE600509

Mapcode National: GBR NQVR.FB

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8YK9

Entry Name: The Church of St Clement

Listing Date: 17 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488394

Location: York, YO23

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York St Clement with St Mary, Bishophill Senior

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


SE 65 SW SCARCROFT ROAD
1112-1/2/10015 (North side)
17-OCT-00 The Church of St Clement

II

Church. 1872-74, with vestry added 1880. Designed by J B & W Atkinson. Red brick with blue brick banding , ashlar dressings and steep slate roofs with ashlar coped gables and kneelers. Chamfered ashlar plinth. Angle buttresses with ashlar set-offs, dentilated brick cornice.
Nave and chancel under continuous roof, side aisles and apsidal east end.
West front has tall 4-light pointed arch window with reticulated tracery, above three small graduated lancets light the roof space. Either side aisles have single small lancets. North corner of gable topped with projecting octagonal bellcote with short slated octagonal spire.
South fa?ade has projecting gabled porch to left with double plank doors, ornate iron hinges in moulded and banded pointed arch. To right a single lancet, then three 2-light pointed arch windows an priests doorway with a shouldered hood under a pointed arch and beyond a further lancet, all the windows have reticulated tracery. Above clerestorey has four sets of triple lancets and to the east a pair of lancets with a projecting chimney between.
At east end of south aisle slightly later vestry with apsidal east end 2-light and 3-light ashlar lancets linked by triple blue bands.
East end has a central tall 3-light pointed arch window flanked by similar 2-light windows all with reticulated tracery.
North fa?ade has similar window arrangement to south though with projecting gabled porch to right.
INTERIOR has brick arcades with 5 pointed arches each supported on circular stone piers with elaborate stone capitals, responds have pairs of smaller columns at either end. Circular stone font supported on 4 circular columns. Elaborate octagonal stone pulpit with traceried fronts. Tiled floor, wooden roof wooden pews. Reredos by Mr Thrupp in frame by G W Milburn. Choir stalls and screen by Robert 'Mousey' Thompson mid C20. Stained glass east window 1875 by Capronnier.
This church also contains various fittings from St Mary Bishophill Senior, demolished 1963, including monuments, charity boards and two mayoral boards recording the mayoralty of the architect John Carr of York dated 1770 and 1785.

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

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