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Description: Church of St Helen
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240572
OS Grid Reference: NY9280357727
OS Grid Coordinates: 392803, 557727
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9142, -2.1138
HEX-HIRE WHITLEY CHAPEL
NY 95 NW
8/202 Church of St. Helen
Parish church on medieval site, 1742 with some C19 alterations. Rubble with
tooled dressings; slate roof. Simple rectagular plan with C19 vestry built
onto west end. South wall 5 bays; flush-panelled door with plain fanlight,
in chamfered round-headed arch with moulded impost and raised keystone in bay
2; windows of 2 lights with basket-arched heads. Coped gables with moulded
kneelers. To left, lower vestry with boarded door, in possibly re-set block
surround, and coped gable with corniced end stack. West end has 2 single-
light windows with basket arches, that to right re-set in projecting vestry.
Bellcote with cornice carried up over round-arched opening; North wall has
3 C19 windows each of 2 cinquefoil-headed lights. East end has re-set
medieval window of 3 stepped lancets under chamfered pointed arch, and C19
foliate gable cross.
Interior. C18 font with moulded circular bowl and shaft. Pater board with
pointed head, dated 1858; similar but undated creed and commandments boards.
Listing NGR: NY9280357727
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Source: English Heritage
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