All Saints' Steeple - North Ferriby, East Riding of Yorkshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 53° 43.150 W 000° 30.185
30U E 664756 N 5955171
Quick Description: A distinctive spire, designed by John Loughborough Pearson, R.A. (1817–97), completed in 1848, on All Saints' church, North Ferriby.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/17/2020 12:26:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM11ZPC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
Views: 4

Long Description:
This distinctive spire on All Saints' church, North Ferriby was designed by John Loughborough Pearson, R.A. (1817–97) (visit link) ,considered one of the best church architects of the 19th century. After 3 years of construction the church was completed in 1848. The church and spire is in the Geometrical style of the later 13th century, and the spire is 165 feet high. Some of the stone from the previous church was used in its construction.

"W. tower with a broach spire, which has the distinction of being Pearson’s first steeple. The spire has a tier of lucarnes in the cardinal directions and an exaggerated entasis which has the effect of making it appear slightly bloated."

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Location of the Steeple:
All Saints
North Ferriby, Yorkshire England
HU14 3DA


Approximate Date of Construction: 1848

Website: [Web Link]

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