Building record MYO1914 - CHURCH OF SAINT PAUL


Church 1852. Gothic Revival, late C13 - early C14 style. 1 bell dating to 1852 founded by C & G Mears.


Grid reference SE 7006 5103 (point)
Map sheet SE75SW
Civil Parish Kexby, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Church. 1852. By F.C. Penrose for Lord Wenlock. Sandstone ashlar with red plain tile roof. Gothic Revival, late C13 - early C14 style. 3-bay nave with octagonal north-west tower and west porch, north vestry, single-bay chancel. 3-stage tower: plinth. Square on plan tapering to octagonal shaft and spire. Lancet and slit windows. 1st and 2nd stage string courses. 3rd stage has a cusped bell opening to each side. Gargoyles. Quatrefoil band. Spire surmounted by lead weathervane. West entrance a pointed plank doorway in chamfered surround under gabled porch with naturalistically-carved brackets. Above a 2-light window with reticulated-style tracery to head under hoodmould. Nave: chamfered plinth. South side has 3 2-light windows with trefoil heads under hoodmoulds. North side: plinth. Vestry to 1st bay has 2 trefoiled lancets. Nave has two trefoiled lancets. Chancel. Plinth. Trefoiled lancet to South facade. East window has 3 lights and reticulated tracery to head under hoodmould. Interior: hammer-beam roof to nave, panelled ceiling to chancel. Double-chamfered chancel arch with keeled responds. Double-chamfered 2-bay arcade between nave and vestry with cylindrical pier. Octagonal font. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire: York and The East Riding, 1978, p.291.
Listing NGR: SE7006051034

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

Bells: 1 bell dating to 1852 founded by C & G Mears. CARE no. 43/126

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Feb 14 2017 3:12PM


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