Description: Church of St John the Evangelist
Date Listed: 29 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 329449
OS Grid Reference: SE7339158108
OS Grid Coordinates: 473391, 458108
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0138, -0.8815
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SE 75 NW BUTTERCRAMBE MAIN STREET
(south side, off)
6/5 (1/3) Church of St John the
29 1 53
Church. C13 and C15, much rebuilt 1878-81. Sandstone and limestone ashlar,
Westmorland slate roof. 3 1/2-bay nave and 2-bay chancel at slight angle.
West front: pointed doorway beneath flat hood-mould. 2 single-light
trefoil-headed windows above. Nave windows in Perpendicular style. 3 1/2 bays
of blocked C13 arcade in south wall. Blocked C15 door visible within
blocking of arcade. Chancel: round-headed door of c1200 to north. First
bay: ogee-headed single-light windows. Second bay: 2-light Perpendicular
windows, that to the north being C19 replacement. East end: C19 3-light
window in Perpendicular style. Bellcote with pyramidal roof between nave
and chancel. Interior: wall monuments include tablet to Dorothea Darley,
died 1674. Slate tablet in chalk surround flanked by Corinthian columns
supporting broken pediment with achievement. Memorial to Richard Darley,
died 1706, and 2 sons: plaque flanked by putti on shelf carrying 3 busts,
with drapery surrounds. Pevsner, Yorkshire: The North Riding, 1966.
Listing NGR: SE7339158108
Source: English Heritage
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