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Howden Minster

 

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  • Howden Minster, Howden

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  • Originally owned by Peterborough Abbey, Howden was given to the Archbishop of Durham as a present in 1080.
  • The Norman styled church on the site was later demolished and it was rebuilt in from 1228 in the then popular Gothic style with the tower completed last in about 1340 although by this time the buildings architectural language had progressed from Early English to Decorated Gothic.
  • The roof of the chancel collapsed in 1696 and the chapter house later in 1750 although the latter finally received a new roof almost 150 years later in 1984.

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Reference Data

Reference No.
5877
First Uploaded
25-01-2009
Last Editorial Date
25-01-2009
 

Building Location

Address
Parsons Lane, Howden. DN14
Council
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
County
East Yorkshire
Region
Yorkshire and Humber
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Construction start date
1228
Completion date
1340
Heritage Status
Grade I
Style
Gothic

Roof Height (AGL)
41.15

Market Data

Primary Use
Place of Worship


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