Building record MYO1250 - CHURCH OF ST THOMAS


Parish church. 1853-54. By George Fowler Jones.


Grid reference SE 6048 5280 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Parish church. 1853-54. By George Fowler Jones. MATERIALS: squared limestone with tooled stone dressings and moulded plinth string; slate roofs with stone copings, crocket finials, vestry stack and lead cresting. STYLE: Gothic Revival. PLAN: 2-bay chancel with north vestry; 2-bay north and south transepts; 3-bay nave and west bellcote. EXTERIOR: gabled east end has 3-light window with attenuated quatrefoils in the 2-centred head. Transepts have 2-light windows separated by central buttress, with multi-foiled circular light in gable apex: returns have single windows. Nave is buttressed with single light to each bay. Central bay of gabled west end projects slightly and supports gabled bellcote with crocketed gable cross. West doorway, flanked by 1-light windows, is 2-centred filleted moulded arch with attached jamb shafts and board double doors on elaborate scrolled hinges. Above, west window of 2 trefoiled lights with attenuated quatrefoil in 2-centred head is set back over weathered tabling. West door and window have hoodmoulds with foliate stops. In gable apex is sunk quatrefoil set in chamfered circular surround. Gabled bellcote is of paired trefoil headed lights. Building is buttressed diagonally by 3-stage squat buttresses. Windows are trefoil headed diamond latticed lancets in quoined and chamfered surrounds with sloped sills. Moulded sillstring, stopped with foliate boss on each side of west door, encircles building. INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SE6048552804

Bells date to 1853 founded by C&G Mears. CARE No. 43/222

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

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Feb 23 2017 3:48PM


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