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© Mr John Turner

IoE Number: 323722
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY, B 6160 (east off)
  BOLTON ABBEY, CRAVEN, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr John Turner
Date Photographed: 04 September 2000
Date listed: 10 September 1954
Date of last amendment: 10 September 1954
Grade I

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BOLTON ABBEYB 6160SE 05 SE(east side, off)8/68Church of St Mary

BOLTON ABBEY B 6160 SE 05 SE (east side, off) 8/68 Church of St Mary 10.9.54 GV I Church, originally the nave of the Priory. Late C12, 1;13, C14 and C16. Restored 1875-60 by G E Street. Ashlar, coursed squared stone, lead roof. C12 - C13 nave and north aisle. C16 uncompleted tower hides the C13 west front. Nave: south side has pointed arched blank arcading, above 6 tall adjoining narrowly-set 2-light pointed arched plate-traceried windows with quatrefoils, transomed with continuous hoodmoulds. Corbels, embattled parapet. North side: aisle has a board door under a pointed arch with a cusped crocketed niche above. Three 3-light C14 Decorated pointed arched windows with sill band, hoodmoulds and buttreses between. The clerestory has 4 lancet windows, continuous hoodmould. West front: double board door in deeply splayed portal with 3 orders of colonnettes. The arch has dogtooth mouldings. It is flanked by similar smaller arches with blind twin sub-arches within, quatrefoils in the spandrels between the sub-arches. Trefoils in spandrels between main door arch and side arches. Above blind cusped arcading. Above the door central blind elliptical opening flanked by pointed arches, all with dogtooth moulding, below continuous hoodmould. Above again 3 tall pointed arched lancet windows, set in moulded arches on colonettes. West front of tower: gableted offset angle buttresses, decorated plinth, pointed arched door in moulded surround, flat hoodmould, in spandrels shields set in quatrefoils. Above door trieze, Perpendicular in style with alternating shields and shoulder-headed niches. Door and frieze flanked by blank arcading. Above a large 5-light transomed Perpendicular window, with crocketed ogee-headed hoodmould. Interior: arcade of 4 bays, octagonal piers with circular one between. Triple- chamfered arches. Shafts on small corbels rise from level of the stops of the hoodmoulds to the ceiling. Wall built at east of nave after Dissolution.

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