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Church of All Saints, Moor Monkton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331648

OS Grid Reference: SE5109656032
OS Grid Coordinates: 451096, 456032
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9978, -1.2220

Location: Church Lane, Moor Monkton, North Yorkshire YO26 8LA

Locality: Moor Monkton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO26 8LA

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Listing Text


(east side)
2/6 Church of All Saints


Church. C12 with tower and major restoration of 1879 by J H Fowler of
Louth. Sandstone and gritstone ashlar, plain tile roof. West tower, 4-bay
nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel. 3-stage tower with full-height
clasping buttresses and string course to each stage. West front: round-
headed window with nook-shafts. Narrow round-headed window to second stage.
2 round-headed belfry openings with continuous hoodmoulds divided by flat
buttresses to each face of third stage. Plain parapet supported by corbels
with animal head gargoyles to angles. Nave south front: inserted single-
light pointed window to first bay and rebuilt porch with round-arched
doorway to second bay. Original round-headed slit window to third bay and
inserted paired pointed windows to fourth bay. Nave north front: 2 restored
pointed windows. Chancel: round-arched priest's door and pointed window to
south; pointed window and small round-arched window to north. East front:
C19 triple round-arched window with zigzag enrichment. Interior: porch
contains south door of 2 orders, the outer roll-moulded order held on
shafts, that to left with waterleaf capital. Hoodmould with original
beast's head label stop to right. The east wall of the porch has built into
it a slab of approximately 0.5 metres length with sunk quatrefoils at head
and base within which appears the head and feet of a figure of a priest. To
the west wall is a small draped figure with its head missing. The west
tower contains an C18 memorial consisting of a figure recumbent on a bier
framed by drapes, surmounted by putti seated on deathheads supporting a
coat of arms. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: The West Riding, second edition, 1967.

Listing NGR: SE5109656032

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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