Building record MYO495 - CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS, Dunnington

Summary

Church. Late C11 origins, C12 nave with C19 aisles, C13 chancel with C19 aisles and north porch, C12 lower stage to tower with C15 upper stage, with repairs and restorations of 1717, 1738-40 and rebuilding of 1839-41 and 1877 and alterations of 1930. 3 bells dating to the 17th and 18th centuries. Rebuilding of 1877 by C.H. Fowler. Limestone, sandstone, and millstone grit with Welsh slate, red plain tile and lead roof. West tower, 2-bay aisled nave, north porch, 3-bay aisled chancel.

Location

Grid reference SE 6681 5270 (point)
Map sheet SE65SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Dunnington, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Church. Late Cll origins, C12 nave with C19 aisles, C13 chancel with C19 aisles and north porch, C12 lower stage to tower with C15 upper stage, with repairs and restorations of 1717, 1738-40 and rebuilding of 1839-41 and 1877 and alterations of 1930. Rebuilding of 1877 by C.H. Fowler. Limestone, sandstone, and millstone grit with Welsh slate, red plain tile and lead roof. West tower, 2-bay aisled nave, north porch, 3-bay aisled chancel. Tower in 2 stages with slits to lower stage, string course and embattled upper stage with twin bell-openings to each side. North porch has round arch with roll-moulding. Plank door in round-arched surround. Nave has tall round-headed windows. Clerestorey has 3-rounded-light, straight-headed windows. Chancel: south aisle has re-used pointed priest's doorway in double-chamfered surround. Aisles have re-used 2-light windows with reticulated tracery to heads and with Y tracery, all recut. East window of 3 lights with reticulated tracery to the head. Interior: round tower arch has plain responds. Slit window above. Nave has arcade with double- chamfered round arches on circular piers. Chancel: south side has 2-bay, double-chamfered pointed arcade on octagonal piers. North side has pointed chamfered arch, window with Y-tracery, C13 piscina and 2 sedilia and further slit window. C13 brackets now supporting C19 alabaster statues to each side of east window. C19 stained glass, that to east window of 1839-41 by W. Wailes. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire: York and The East Riding, 1978, p.219.
Listing NGR: SE6681852708

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

Bells: 3 bells. Bell 1 dates to 1639 and is on the preservation list. It was constructed by Abraham Smith. It has a diameter of 29.75 and plays the note of C#. Bell 2 dates to 1700 by Samuel I Smith, note B, diameter 29.19 and bell 3 dates to 1727 by Samuel II Smith note A#, diameter 31. CARE no. 43/050

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Sep 16 2021 3:33PM

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