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Christ Church with Wall, Railings and Gates with Overthrow, Dishforth

Description: Christ Church with Wall, Railings and Gates with Overthrow

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331258

OS Grid Reference: SE3823773093
OS Grid Coordinates: 438237, 473093
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1522, -1.4160

Location: Duckhill Lane, Dishforth, North Yorkshire YO7 3LP

Locality: Dishforth
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 3LP

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/19 Christ Church with wall,
railings and gates with


Church and attached railings with gates and overthrow. 1791, restored and
extended c1880 by G Mallinson of Ripon. Coursed squared sandstone, stone
slate roof, grey slates to apse. West porch, 3-bay nave with north aisle
and polygonal apse. West end: C19 porch with pointed-arched doorway and two
C19 cusped oculi above, gable bellcote or finial base. South elevation: two
C18 Y-tracery windows, added organ chamber on right, coped gables with
shaped kneelers, and finials at west end; reused Y-tracery window to north
aisle. Interior: 3-bay arcade with foliate capitals, wide and low chancel
arch, all in 1880's Decorated style. Elaborate C19 pulpit stands close to
the organ at the south-east corner. Font at west end of north aisle
probably late C18 with shallow bowl on squat quatrefoil column. Railings to
west and south: low wall with pointed coping carries wrought-iron railing of
plain bars with beaded finials. West side: on left a single-leaf gate; to
centre a 2-leaf gate with bars, dogbars, curved braces to lower half, and
round-arched overthrow with scroll decoration and lantern bracket. An
illustration in the church shows it before and after restoration. The
original plan was a rectangular body with east gallery and west porch.

Listing NGR: SE3823773093

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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