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Holy Evangelists Church, Shipton

Description: Holy Evangelists Church

Grade: II
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

Location: East Lane, Shipton, North Yorkshire YO30 1AH

Locality: Shipton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO30 1AH

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Listing Text

(north side)
- 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

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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