Building record MYO466 - CHURCH OF SAINT MATTHEW

Summary

Church. 1854. Early C14 Gothic Revival style. Bells: 4 bells dating to 1879 founded by John Warner & Sons. The church was built in 1853-4 to designs by G T Andrews, it replaced the medieval chapel of St Nicholas which is on another site. The building is in early 14th century style.

Location

Grid reference SE 5989 4536 (point)
Map sheet SE54NE
Civil Parish Naburn, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Church. 1854. By G T Andrews. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof and limestone spire. Early C14 Gothic Revival style. North-west tower, 4-bay nave with south porch and north aisle, 2-bay chancel with vestry to north. 3-stage tower. Buttresses with off-sets and angle stair turret to 2nd stage. Trefoil-headed lancets to each stage, slits to stair turret. Twin- light bell-openings with quatrefoils to heads under hoodmoulds. Broach spire. Nave and recessed chancel. Buttresses with off-sets. South porch has pointed plank doorway in surround with slender columns to jambs. Hoodmould with face stops. 2-light windows with trefoils and quatrefoils to heads. Continuous moulded sill band. Pointed priest's entrance to chancel with plank door and hoodmould. 3-light west window under hood with face stops, with quatrefoil to gable. 3-light east window under hood with face stops. Ashlar coping to gable ends. Interior: 3-bay arcade to north, with double-chamfered cylindrical piers. Double-chamfered chancel arch. Mainly C19 stained glass. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p.314.
Listing NGR: SE5989545362

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

Contains a war memorial relating to WWI and II. "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH"/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF THESE FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE UP THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 9145/ (NAMES)

Bells: 4 bells dating to 1879 founded by John Warner & Sons. CARE No. 43/092

NMR Information: no further description provided

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Jul 31 2019 1:54PM

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