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Church of St John Evangelist, Whitwell-on-the-Hill

Description: Church of St John Evangelist

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 329555

OS Grid Reference: SE7242265889
OS Grid Coordinates: 472422, 465889
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0838, -0.8944

Location: A64, Whitwell-on-the-Hill, North Yorkshire YO60 7JJ

Locality: Whitwell-on-the-Hill
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7JJ

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/65 Church of St. John


Church. 1858-60 by G.E. Street. Sandstone ashlar, plain tile roof. 2-bay nave with
South porch, 2-bay chancel with tower to south and vestry to north. In High Victorian
Gothic style. West front: 4 lancets with cusped heads beneath rose window containing
cinquefoils. Pointed south door with fine decorative wrought-iron hinges flanked by
attached shafts with stylised foliage capitals. 3-light pointed windows to nave.
2-stage tower with semi-circular staircase turret to west and cusped lancets. Twin
belfry openings with plate tracery roundels above. Broach spire with lucarnes. Chancel:
2-light pointed windows with quatrefoil roundels. Vestry: 3 cusped lancets beneath
quatrefoil roundel. East end: 3-light window with 3 traceried roundels in head. Interior
contains 5-panel reredos, pulpit and font, all with marble inlay.

Listing NGR: SE7242265889

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Source: English Heritage

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