Listed Building: Roman Catholic Church of the English Martyrs and attached presbytery (1425402)

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Grade II
Authority City of York Council
NHLE 1425402
Date assigned 11 November 2015
Date last amended

Description

Roman Catholic church with attached presbytery designed in Early Christian style in 1931-2 by Williams and Jopling of Hull. The later rear extensions to the presbytery and the rear boundary wall are excluded from the listing. The Roman Catholic Church of the English Martyrs and attached presbytery is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons: * Style: well preserved and executed example of the Early Christian style of architecture popularly employed in the inter-war period, incorporating subtle Art Deco influences; * Architecture: for the quality of the design, especially in terms of massing and composition of the church, campanile and presbytery; * Detailing: craftsmanship, quality materials and good design result in an impressive structure without the need for too much embellishment.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5928 5115 (42m by 33m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Record last edited

Nov 19 2015 8:51AM

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