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© Mr David Robson

IoE Number: 334632
Photographer: Mr David Robson
Date Photographed: 07 September 2007
Date listed: 29 September 1987
Date of last amendment: 29 September 1987
Grade II*

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KIRK BRAMWITH KIRK BRAMWITH SE 61 SW 6/57 Church of St. Mary GV II* Church. C12 south door and chancel arch otherwise mostly C14 and C15. Ashlar magnesian limestone, stone slate and Welsh slate roofs. West tower with north vestry, 3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel. Tower: offset and moulded bands, diagonal west buttresses (that to north-west with carved cross). Plain 2-light west window with slit to stair turret on left. Cruciform window and string course beneath C15 upper stage with chamfered 2-light windows; string course beneath crenellated parapet with crocketed corner pinnacles. Nave: C12 doorway to bay 1 has 2 orders of colonettes, scalloped capitals (weathered), zig-zag to inner order and restored beakhead ornament to outer order with hoodmould. Window on right of door has 2 ogee-headed lights in square-faced surround, to east a large buttress and window of 2 ogee lights in chamfered, moulded surround, fragment of medieval cross in wall beyond. Round-arched north door now a 2-light Y-tracery window, on its left a window of 2 round-headed lights in square-faced surround. Gable copings with east cross. Chancel: C14 quadrant-moulded priest's door on left of a 2-light double-chamfered window with shouldered heads. C15 east window of 3 lights in a hollow-chamfered surround with hoodmould; double-chamfered north window of 2 round-headed lights. Interior: double-chamfered tower arch on moulded impost band (partly cut back). Round inner arches to north and south doors. Chancel arch: shafted responds and scalloped capitals to a 2-order round arch with roll moulds to the soffit and zig-zag and lozenges to the hood. C20 furnishings to nave by Robert Thompson of Kilburn. C20 stained glass. C20 nave roof with Duchy of Lancaster arms, by G. G. Pace of York. Font beneath tower apparently contrived in a medieval cross base la C15 font stands in the churchyard (q.v) ]

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