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10a. Beverley (1) St Mary's Church

Scenes from the Yorkshire Wolds, East Riding of Yorkshire

Beverley is an attractive ancient medieval market town with its fine

 Minster and rich carvings and Town Centre

ST MARY'S PARISH CHURCH

St Mary at Beverley is one of the most beautiful parish churches in England and much of it dates from the late 13th to early 16th century.

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The beautiful west front with two turrets ending in pierced octagonal tops, a style later used at King's College Cambridge and St George's Chapel Windsor.

 

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Beverley St Mary's Church: 

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The magnificent tower, rebuilt ~1520-1530

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The south entrance

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Looking down the nave to the chancel, note the decorated ceiling

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The aisles and nave

 

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Beverley St Mary's Church:  The decorated ceiling of the nave

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Looking from west to east down the nave, the pointed arches of  the north aisle on left and those of the south aisle on right.

 

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Beverley St Mary's Church:  The painted panels of fourty kings in choir and chancel (from ~1445).

 

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The great west stained glass window

 

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Beverley St Mary's Church:  The octagonal stone font from 1530

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The wonderful sculptures of the musicians on a capital of one of the pillars of the nave.

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The east end of the north aisle of the choir-chancel.

 

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Beverley St Mary's Church:  The vaulting in the north-east section of the church.

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The strong stone vaulting of the 'priests room'? sacristy & chapel?

 

 

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Beverley St Mary's Church:  Norman zig-zag and nailhead carvings.

 

Beverley St Mary's Church: 

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  The rabbit carving

 

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Beverley St Mary's Church:  There are 23 finely carved wooden misericords in the choir stalls ~1425-1450

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

Beverley St Mary's Church:  Misericord

 

 Minster and rich carvings and Town Centre

 

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