Description: Holy Evangelists Church
Date Listed: 20 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 332124
OS Grid Reference: SE5533758955
OS Grid Coordinates: 455337, 458955
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0236, -1.1568
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SE 55 NE SHIPTON EAST LANE
- Holy evangelists' Church
Church. 1848-9. By G T Andrews for the Hon Payan Dawnay of Beningbrough Hall.
Coursed stone, ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. Aisled nave with north-west
tower and south porch, chancel with north vestry. Early English style. Tower:
4 stages with north-west vice; off-set angle buttresses; trefoil-headed windows
with hoodmoulds,the belfry windows with colonettes; broach spire with lucarnes
and small quatrefoils. Nave: 4 bays. Porch has fleur-de-lis-finialled but-
tresses; roll-moulding and hood-mould to doorway; inner pointed-arch doorway
with colonettes and nail-studded board door with decorative ironwork. South
aisle has chamfered plinth, off-set buttresses, quoined surrounds to 1- and 2-
light windows. Quatrefoils to clerestory. 2 single-light windows under
cinquefoil in raised surround to west end. Chancel: 3 bays, lower and narrower
Central priest's door and 3 windows, each of 2 lights and quatrefoil. Pointed-
arch east window of paired trefoil-headed lights each with trefoil above and
cinquefoil over the whole. Eaves bands, copings and fleur-de-lis finials.
nave arcade of double-chamfered pointed arches on octagonal columns.
Carved, painted reredos and fretted, panelled choir screen with decorative iron
gates by Temple Moore (Carter, p86). East window by Willement.
Carter, R, A Visitors Guide to Yorkshire Churches, 1976.
Listing NGR: SE5533758955
Source: English Heritage
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