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Utterby, St Andrew
Utterby, St Andrew
Utterby, St Andrew

Built of chalk and ironstone, St Andrew’s largely dates from the 14th and 15th centuries.

Window tracery is Perpendicular in style, some original and some 19th century replacement.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew church
Utterby, St Andrew
Utterby, St Andrew
Utterby, St Andrew

The chalk lower stages of the tower are 14th century, while the ironstone top stage is 19th century work.

The nave and porch are 15th century.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew church
Utterby, St Andrew, angel figure
Utterby, St Andrew, angel figure
Utterby, St Andrew, angel figure

One of the superb paper model angels hanging in the nave of St Andrew's church. They formed a unique decoration for Christmas 2012.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew church, angel decoration
Utterby, St Andrew, grave slab
Utterby, St Andrew, grave slab
Utterby, St Andrew, grave slab

In the north aisle is this limestone ledger stone with a sunk relief of a priest wearing vestments and with hands clasped in prayer.

The inscription identifies him as Gilbert de Cumberworth, d 1373.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew, grave slab, Gilbert de Cumberworth, ledger stone
Utterby, St Andrew, green man
Utterby, St Andrew, green man
Utterby, St Andrew, green man

The 14th century inner doorway has a surround decorated with flowers, animals and human heads, and a ‘wild man’.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew church, green man
Utterby, St Andrew, hatchment
Utterby, St Andrew, hatchment
Utterby, St Andrew, hatchment

On the north aisle wall is this 18th century hatchment.

The painted arms are said to be those of a William Davison, who died in 1702.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew church, hatchment, William Davison
Utterby, St Andrew, interior
Utterby, St Andrew, interior
Utterby, St Andrew, interior

The interior has a 15th century north arcade with a richly carved 14th century canopy at the east end.

The chancel arch, piscina and font  are also 14th century. All other furnishings are 19th century - apart from the delightful paper models of angels

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew church, interior
Utterby, St Andrew, lamp standard
Utterby, St Andrew, lamp standard
Utterby, St Andrew, lamp standard

This old timber post with iron brackets is on the west side of the porch entrance, presumably the support for a lamp.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew church, lamp standard
Utterby, St Andrew, window
Utterby, St Andrew, window
Utterby, St Andrew, window

The chancel has 15th century windows, including the three-light Perpendicular east window.

April 2015

Utterby, St Andrew church, window