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Church of Saint Mary and Saint John, High Abbotside

Description: Church of Saint Mary and Saint John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323173

OS Grid Reference: SD8673591270
OS Grid Coordinates: 386735, 491270
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3168, -2.2054

Location: High Abbotside, North Yorkshire DL8 3LZ

Locality: High Abbotside
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 3LZ

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Listing Text

SD 89 SE
7/148 Church of Saint Mary and
Saint John
Church. 1879-81. By R H Carpenter for the Earl of Wharncliffe. Coursed
sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, Westmorland slate roof. Nave with
west bellcote and south porch, chancel with north vestry, 4:2 bays. Porch:
pointed-arched doorway of 2 chamfered orders dying into rounded responds.
Above, in gable, trefoiled niche. Inner doorway: neo-Romanesque, 1 order
with water-leaf capitals. Nave windows: paired lancets with quatrefoil above
in plate tracery. Chancel: 2 trefoiled lights; priest's doorway matching
that of porch; 1 trefoiled light. Copings. Gable crosses. East window of
3 stepped lancets. North windows: single lights. West window: 2 trefoiled
lights with sexfoil above. Neo-Romanesque 2-light bellcote. Interior:
Early English-style chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders. Vestry screen C17,
panelled with fluted frieze. Plaque in vestry recording C18 grants from
Queen Anne's Bounty. In nave, brass of Alice Stuart, d 1788.

Listing NGR: SD8673591270

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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