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IoE Number: 166717
Location: CHURCH OF ST ALBAN, CHURCH LANE (north side)
Photographer: Mr Les Waby
Date Photographed: 03 March 2007
Date listed: 16 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 16 December 1966
Grade II

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WITHERNWICKCHURCH LANETA 14 SE(north side)3/41Church of St Alban16.12.66

WITHERNWICK CHURCH LANE TA 14 SE (north side) 3/41 Church of St Alban 16.12.66 - II Church. 1855 incorporating fragments of medieval decorative material. By Mallinson and Healey. Banded pebble and reddish-brown brick with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. Gothic Revival style with recticulated-type tracery throughout. 4-bay nave with south aisle, south porch and north vestry, 2-bay chancel. West end has buttresses with offsets. Large 3-light pointed window in double-chamfered surround under hoodmould with face stops and brick relieving arch. To west end of aisle an ogeed lancet in double- chamfered surround. Nave has end buttresses with offsets. South aisle: to second bay gabled south porch has pointed-arched, double-chamfered opening with hollow-and-roll moulding to head under hoodmould with reused medieval face stops. Within a pointed, studded double plank door in moulded surround. Stone coping to gable. To first bay a 2-light window otherwise 3-light windows, all in double-chamfered, 4-centred surrounds. North side has buttresses with offsets. To 2 westernmost bays are 2-light pointed windows in double-chamfered surrounds under hoodmoulds. Otherwise vestry has plank door in ogeed surround; to east end a 2-light pointed window in double-chamfered surround. Nave has ashlar copings, and twin-light, gabled bell turret to east apex. Chancel has buttresses with offsets. To south side a plank priest's door in ogeed surround otherwise 2-light, pointed windows in double-chamfered surrounds. East end has similar 3-light window under hoodmould with reused face stops. Ashlar copings. Cross at apex. Interior. 4-bay arcade of double-chamfered pointed arches on octagonal piers with moulded capitals and bases. Double-chamfered, pointed chancel arch, octagonal responds, moulded capitals and bases. C19 octagonal font on shaft. Neoclassical wall tablet, to Matthew Topham d 1823. Fragments of medieval zigzag in the outer north side wall towards west end and to south porch. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p 372.

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