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Church of St Botolph, Carlton Highdale

Description: Church of St Botolph

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 322551

OS Grid Reference: SE0472181262
OS Grid Coordinates: 404721, 481262
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2271, -1.9291

Location: Carlton Highdale, North Yorkshire DL8 4TS

Locality: Carlton Highdale
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4TS

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Listing Text

SE 08 SW
6/69 Church of St Botolph

Church. 1869, possibly incorporating some earlier fabric. Rubble, mainly
coursed, stone slate roof. 3-storey west tower, nave and chancel in one of
4 external and 6 internal bays, with south porch. Tower: uncoursed rubble,
possibly of earlier date. Quoins. Stepped angle buttresses. Second floor
2-light pointed-arched belfry opening with Y-tracery and hoodmould. String
and battlemented parapet. Porch: quoined. Pointed-arched opening with
continuous chamfer and hoodmould. Shaped kneeler and coping with cross to
gable. Inner doorway, pointed-arched with continuous chamfer. Nave:
plinth. Bays divided by stepped buttresses. Two 2-light pointed-arched
windows with Y-tracery and hoodmoulds; lancet window with hoodmould to
right. Gutter brackets. Shaped kneeler, ashlar coping and gable cross to
right. East end: watershot masonry. 3-light window with intersecting
tracery and hoodmould. North side: 3 double-chamfered lancet windows.
Between first and second windows, circular ashlar eaves chimney, rubble
eaves chimney at right end. Tower, north side: steps up to ringing chamber
doorway (being altered at time of resurvey); first-floor louvred bow-topped
opening in ashlar surround. Tower, west side: ground-floor single-light
bow-topped window in ashlar surround; 2-light belfry opening as on south
side, bricked up at time of resurvey. Interior: chancel in fifth bay,
sanctuary in sixth bay, separated by round sub-arch to king-post roof truss.
King-post roof trusses. Round arch to tower. Established c1530 as a chapel
of ease to be served by the Premonstratensian canons of Coverham Abbey.

Listing NGR: SE0472181262

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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