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Church of St John the Evangelist, Dalton

Description: Church of St John the Evangelist

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332586

OS Grid Reference: SE4356176319
OS Grid Coordinates: 443561, 476319
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1808, -1.3341

Location: Balk, North Yorkshire YO7 2AH

Locality: Dalton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 2AH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Medieval Moated Grange 160m South East of the Grange, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


1439/6/4 MAIN STREET
06-NOV-03 (North side)

Church. 1868 by William Butterfield. Banded ashlar and rock-faced coursed squared
stone, Welsh slate roof. Nave with western bellcote tower and south porch,
chancel with south transept and north vestry. Quoins.
Nave: 4 bays. Bays divided by offset angle buttresses. Windows are cusped lancets, right-hand bay has two windows. Gabled south porch to left with pointed-arched doorway with hoodmould, stone coping and gable cross.
West end has central half-enclosed narrow tower with sill band and hoodmould to lancet. Above to second stage is a clockface, this stage is corbelled inwards and rises to form octagonal belfry above with 4 lancet openings. Eaves band with stone
spirelet. Second stage of tower flanked by quatrefoil nave windows.
Chancel: 2 bays with gabled south transept which has 2-light plate traceried
window with hoodmould.
East end: central offset buttress with small elongated sexfoil window and hoodmould above flanked by tall cusped lancets with hoodmoulds. Contemporary north vestry with gabled doorway. Stone copings to all gables and gable cross to chancel.
Interior: red brick with bands of stone and vitrified blue brick. In chancel much patterning in tiles and brick. Timber rood screen with tall central cusped arch flanked by lower cusped arches, with cusped arch and quatrefoil trellis work above. Inlaid marble and coloured stone reredos, flanked to sides by pointed-arched recesses for seats with decorative patterned tile work. Fine Butterfield
brass chandelier to chancel and stone font to nave. Canted wagon roof.
A very complete Butterfield interior.
Stained glass by William Morris & Co, west window of St John the Evangelist, Christ and angels to east end and Annunciation in the chancel north window.

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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