Listed Building: CHURCH OF ST MARY (1316686)

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Grade II*
NHLE 1316686
Date assigned 12 July 1985
Date last amended


NORTH YORKSHIRE SELBY 5342 SE 54 NW ASKHAM RICHARD JACKSON'S WALK (east side) 2/4 Church of St Mary GV II* Church. Late C12 with earlier origins, restored 1879. Magnesian limestone ashlar and sandstone with plain tile roof. Continuous nave with no chancel, south porch, north vestry. Nave: Norman south side has 3 irregularly-spaced round-headed windows under hood-moulds. To east a buttress and round-arched doorway. South porch of 1879 with 2 orders of eroded nook shafts contains late Norman doorway with 2 orders of nook shafts, all with water-leaf capitals except one which is scalloped, supporting arch decorated with roll- moulding, under hood-mould with mask stops and with mask at apex. Chamfered eaves band to first 2 bays. North side: restored in C19. 2 similar windows without hood-mould. C19 vestry under catslide roof with late Victorian chimney and inserted round-arched Saxon doorway in west end. West gable: restored in C19. Tall, single-light, round-headed window. Slightly projecting bell-turret supported by modillion band. Round-headed bell- opening under hood-mould. Cross at apex. East end: restored in C19. Ashlar plinth. Group of 3 stepped round-arched windows, under continuous hood-mould. Round window above. All (chamfered) architraves and hood- moulds renewed. Interior: renewed in C19. Base of cross decorated with serpent design found in 1879. The Saxon doorway now in vestry was found in tile north wall during restoration and re-assembled. Listing NGR: SE5369748013

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Grid reference SE 5369 4801 (point)
Map sheet SE54NW

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