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Church of All Saints, Old Byland and Scawton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328510

OS Grid Reference: SE5507985951
OS Grid Coordinates: 455079, 485951
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2663, -1.1558

Location: Clavery Ley Lane, Old Byland, North Yorkshire YO62 5LG

Locality: Old Byland and Scawton
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO62 5LG

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Listing Text

(east side, off)

7/34 Church of All Saints


Church. Late C11 - early C12 nave and porch tower, C15 chancel, C19
restoration. Limestone rubble with dressed quoins, Welsh slate roof. 2-bay
nave with porch tower to south, and single-bay chancel. C19 2-light
trefoil-headed windows to west end and nave. Porch tower: round-headed
doorway with 2 orders of roll and hollow moulding flanked by relocated early
Norman capitals with carvings of dragons. Square-headed single-light window
above, flanked by barleysugar shafts. Anglo-Danish sundial to east wall of
tower with inscription: Sumar-Ledan Huscarl me facit. To right: flat-headed
window with 2 cinquefoil lights. Off-centre chancel with flat-headed window
with 2 cinquefoil lights to south and flat-headed window with 3 trefoil
lights to east. Interior: chancel arch of 3 orders with roll and hollow
moulding resting on ram's head capitals. Norman tub font. Medieval floor
tiles in circular pattern in chancel. C15 king-post roof with braces to rig
tree and principal rafters. Pevsner N. "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966.

Listing NGR: SE5507685950

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Source: English Heritage

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