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Church of St John, Welburn

Description: Church of St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329801

OS Grid Reference: SE7214667771
OS Grid Coordinates: 472146, 467771
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1008, -0.8982

Location: Church Lane, Welburn, North Yorkshire YO60 7EG

Locality: Welburn
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO60 7EG

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Listing Text

(south side)
5/119 Church of St John

Church. 1859-65. By Mallinson and Healey. Early English style. Cruciform
plan with north-west tower and south-east vestry. Chiselled sandstone with
sandstone ashlar dressings; slate roof. 3-stage buttressed tower on tall
plinth. Studded west door with decorative hinges beneath a pointed arch on
slender shafts. Roundel with trefoil tracery to second stage. 2-light
louvred bell-openings beneath pointed head-stopped hood-moulds to third
stage. Broach spire with lucarnes, weathervane and cross. Nave west window
of 4 lights with foiled intersecting tracery; north and south nave windows
of 2 lights, alternately geometric and foiled intersecting tracery; transept
windows of 3 lights with geometric tracery, between buttresses; east window
of 4 lights with geometric tracery. All windows have pointed head-stopped
hood-moulds. A string course at west door impost level becomes a continuous
sill band around all parts of the church. Vestry has a pointed door to
south and 2-light mullion and transom window to west. Coped gables with
gable crosses throughout. Centre ridge stack to vestry. Interior: original
fittings survive intact. East window by Hardman.

Listing NGR: SE7214667771

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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