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IoE Number: 167814
Location: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, MAIN STREET (east side)
Photographer: Philip Hampel
Date Photographed: 06 July 2001
Date listed: 20 September 1966
Date of last amendment: 20 September 1966
Grade I

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BAINTONMAIN STREETSE 95 SE(east side)12/3Church of St Andrew

BAINTON MAIN STREET SE 95 SE (east side) 12/3 Church of St Andrew 20.9.66 GV I Church. South-west corner of chancel c1280, with probably late C12 origins otherwise c1330-40 for rector William de Brocklesby, with later additions, including vestry and south porch of c1843 by Henry Wheatley, and restorations including that of 1866 by Fowler of Louth. Newbald oolitic limestone and magnesian limestone with grey slate roof. 3-stage west tower, 4-bay aisled nave with south porch and north vestry and 3-bay chancel. Tower: chamfered plinth; angle buttress with offsets to full height to western corners. Stair turret to south-west corner. To west a 4-light, pointed window with reticulated tracery to head under hoodmould with face stops in double-chamfered surround. To north side a boiler house of no special interest. First-stage band. To west side a slit window. Second- stage band. 2-light bell openings with pointed heads and reticulated tracery with hoodmoulds with face stops to each side. Corbel table. Battlements pierced with crosses. Nave and chancel have chamfered plinth, offset buttresses with gargoyles above to each bay and 3-light pointed windows with reticulated tracery to heads under hoodmoulds with face stops and within double-chamfered surrounds throughout. Nave: south side. Diagonal buttresses with offsets to either corner. South porch to second bay has double-chamfered, pointed opening. Within, a pointed plank door within double-chamfered surround with hollow-moulded capitals. Stepped eaves. Low parapet with chamfered copings and remains of pinnacles. North side. Diagonal buttresses with offsets to corners. Vestry to second bay has double-chamfered opening to north side under hoodmould,peaking to pinnacle with finials, and with face stops; plank door. 3-ogeed-light straight-headed window to west side. Chancel, south side. To first bay a priest's entrance, a pointed plank door in double-chamfered surround, the inner order of which has capitals. Impost band. Hoodmould. Above this entrance is a moulded trefoil-headed niche and to left a 2-light pointed window under hoodmould with Geometrical tracery to head. East end has 3-light pointed window with reticulated-type tracery to head. Cross at apex. Interior. Double-chamfered, pointed tower arch, the outer arch is roll-moulded, descending as shafts. Nave has 4-bay double-chamfered, pointed arcades on octagonal piers with moulded capitals and bases. To south aisle a trefoiled piscina and ornate-ogeed niche with carved and crocketed canopy over the effigy of Sir Edmund de Mauley d1314. North aisle has mid C14 niche for statue of Blessed Virgin Mary and wall monument to Elizabeth Grimson d1771. Norman tub font with lozenge decoration. To north chancel arch pier an ogeed piscina. 4-centred, double-chamfered chancel arch on octagonal responds with moulded capitals and bases. Chancel has c1280 trefoil piscina and heavily restored 3-bay sedilia. To north wall a corbel with statue of St Anthony. Wall monument to Robert Faucon d1661. East window c1844 by Wailes. Petch M R, A Guide to St Andrew's Church and Parish of Bainton, 1985. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1979, pp 165-6.

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