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Church of All Saints, Helmsley

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328277

OS Grid Reference: SE6118483871
OS Grid Coordinates: 461184, 483871
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2469, -1.0625

Location: Canons Garth Lane, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5AD

Locality: Helmsley
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO62 5AD

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Listing Text

(east side)

10/51 Church of All Saints
4.1 .55
Church. 1866-9 incorporating C12, C13 and C14 features from earlier
church on same site. By Banks and Barry. Sandstone ashlar, stone slate
roof. C19 rebuilding in Gothic Revival style. West tower, 4-bay nave,
with north aisle, south porch, transepts, 2-bay chancel, vestry to north
of chancel. West tower of 3 stages with C13 fabric surviving to second
stage within C19 rebuild. C13 paired lancets with headstops to west and
north faces at second stage. All other windows 1866-9, paired lancets
below and paired round-headed belfry windows. Octagonal corner turrets
with pyramidal roofs on plain parapet. Nave in Transitional style.
Paired round-headed windows. Corbel table with beakheads and abstract
designs. South porch has round arch with roll-mouldings on shafted
responds. C12 south door of 4 orders with chevron moulding on scalloped
and volute capitals with replaced shafts. North aisle has Cl9 windows
with Reticulated tracery. North transept has C19 west window with
Reticulated tracery, and pair of round-headed north windows below a
large circular window with 8 roundels around an octagon. Corbel table.
South transept has plain round-headed windows to east and west and group
of 3 round-headed windows to south. Corbel table. Chancel has round-
headed windows with group of 3 stepped lancets to east. Vestry has
quatrefoil window to north and large chimney to east. Interior: C13
tower arch of 3 orders with fillets on filletted responds with plain
capitals. C13 north arcade of 2 orders on C19 quadripartite shafts with
early C13 foliated volute capitals. Respond capitals are C19. North
aisle has mural of 1909 designed by C N Gray and executed by Gast.
Design of lean-to ceiling painting by Temple Moore. C15 piscina in
south wall of aisle. South transept has early C20 mural depicting 'The
Mission of St Aidan'. C12 chancel arch of 3 orders with beads, chevrons
and beakheads on volute interlace and zigzag capitals. Furnishings:
very worn C15 brass to knight and his wife in tower. ClO hogback with
coarse interlace in south porch. Pevsner, Yorkshire: the North Riding,
1966. Williams, Rievaulx Abbey and the Helmsley District, n.d.

Listing NGR: SE6118483871

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Source: English Heritage

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