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South Ferriby
 
South Ferriby, St Nicholas
South Ferriby, St Nicholas
South Ferriby, St Nicholas

Unusually, in 1889, the building was re-aligned north-south so as to lie along the steep hillside, and a new chancel was added.

There are fine views from here across the Humber.

South Ferriby, St Nicholas
South Ferriby, St Nicholas
South Ferriby, St Nicholas
South Ferriby, St Nicholas

View of St Nicholas's church from the north-west.

Peter Kirk Collection, 1996

South Ferriby, St Nicholas
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Chancel
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Chancel
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Chancel

View of the north elevation of the chancel, constructed in brick (English bond) by Hodgson Fowler, no doubt using local bricks.

April 2018

South Ferriby, St Nicholas
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Porch
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Porch
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Porch

The church porch is on the west side of the N-S orientated building. It dates from the fourteenth century though repositioned in Fowler's major reconstruction of the whole church in 1889.

April 2018

South Ferriby, St Nicholas
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Tympanum
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Tympanum
South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Tympanum

A Norman tympanum is set over the porch entrance of St Nicholas’, and there are other traces of Norman work inside.

April 2018

South Ferriby, St Nicholas, Norman tympanum
South Ferriby, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
South Ferriby, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
South Ferriby, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

In "A List And Brief Details Of Chapels In The Barton-On-Humber Circuit Past And Present” prepared by Colin Shepherdson September 1997 (Revised May 1998) it is stated that :- 

"A Society was formed in 1769 and a chapel erected in 1792. Wesley Chapel was built on the same site in Farrisher's Lane in 1839 and is still in use with a membership of 21"

Recently for sale September 2020 "with potential for conversion to a dwelling".

Geoff Swain Collection 17 August 1993

South Ferriby, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, church
South Ferriby, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Hall
South Ferriby, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Hall
South Ferriby, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Hall

Hall to side of the chapel on Farrishes Lane.

Geoff Swain Collection 17 August 1993

South Ferriby, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, church