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Church of All Saints, Appleton-le-Street with Easthorpe

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 328639

OS Grid Reference: SE7343673580
OS Grid Coordinates: 473436, 473580
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1528, -0.8771

Location: B1257, Appleton-le-Street, North Yorkshire YO17 6PG

Locality: Appleton-le-Street with Easthorpe
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 6PG

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Listing Text

B 1257
SE 77 SW (south side, off)
Church. C11 tower; early C13 chancel, shortened in C15; late C13 north
aisle; south aisle c1300; C19 south porch. Squared calcareous sandstone and
rubble; some rebuilding in sandstone; slate roofs and Roman tile to porch.
West tower with north porch; 2-bay, aisled nave; chancel. Tower of 3 stages
with original west doorway now blocked by round-arched light with stopped
hoodmould. Gabled porch to north side contains late C12 doorway of
2 chamfered orders, the inner on chamfer-stopped responds, the outer on
attached shafts with water-leaf capital to east and crocket capital to west.
Hoodmould with leaf-stops. Trefoil-headed niche over porch contains the
remains of a sculpted Virgin and Child. To south side, blocked rectangular
openings are visible. Paired round-arched bell-openings with mid-wall
shafts and chamfered imposts to second stage; similar, smaller, openings to
third stage with chevron-moulded shafts. Raised bands to second and third
stages, and cavetto-moulded eaves cornice with water spouts. Low pyramidal
roof. South aisle: dwarf buttresses to each end and to centre. 2 restored,
square-arched windows of 3 lights, those to west trefoil-headed, those to
east shouldered. Window to east wall pointed, of 3 trefoil-headed lights
and intersecting tracery, with head-stopped hoodmould. Lancet in west wall.
North aisle: massive offset buttress to centre, with low, blocked opening to
west. Windows of 2 pointed foiled lights with leaf-stopped hoodmoulds flank
buttress. Window to east wall is a lancet in a chamfered opening. Low
parapet to nave roof. Chancel. South side: 2 lancets in quoined, chamfered
surrounds. Pointed hoodmould to west beneath which a C19 memorial tablet to
members of the Hebden family has been set. Dwarf buttress to east. North
side: plank door with timber lintel, and pilaster buttress to east. Square-
arched east window of 3 cinquefoil lights. Interior: semicircular tower
arch on chamfered responds with imposts moulded on the lower edges. North
arcade of double-chamfered pointed arches on a cylindrical pier and keel-
moulded responds with chamfers and leaf-stops. South arcade of double-
chamfered pointed arches with hoodmoulds, on octagonal pier and half-
octagonal responds; headstop to eastern respond. Pointed, double-chamfered
chancel arch on triple responds, the centre one filleted. Hoodmould, with
headstop to north. In the sanctuary north wall is a round-headed aumbry; to
the south, part of a rounded piscina arch with a rough, projecting bowl
beneath. There is another piscina with a cusped pointed head, in the south
aisle. C12 tub font with C17 tall octagonal cover. Altar table and rails
of 1636-37. Effigies: in the sanctuary are 2 effigies of ladies of the
Bolton family, Lords of Appleton in C14. Monuments: 2 wall tablets on the
chancel north wall by W Stead of York, to Rev Luke Thompson (d1799) and his
wife, Mary (d1794). Pevsner N, The Buildings of England, Yorkshire - The
North Riding, 1966, p 64.

Listing NGR: SE7343773581

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Source: English Heritage

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