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Church of St Lawrence, East Rounton

Description: Church of St Lawrence

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 332940

OS Grid Reference: NZ4217203371
OS Grid Coordinates: 442172, 503371
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4240, -1.3515

Location: East Rounton, North Yorkshire DL6 2LA

Locality: East Rounton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL6 2LA

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Listing Text

NZ 40 SW
(west side)
8/16 Church of St Lawrence
Church. 1884, by R J Johnson, on medieval site and incorporating earlier
masonry. Coursed squared sandstone with herringbone tooling. Medieval rubble
north wall. Clay tiled roof with stone copings; ashlar bellcote. Single all
with south porch near west end. Art-and-Craft style, with Perpendicular
tracery. 3 bays. Double-hollow-chamfered doorways to porch and interior.
Low-pitched roof. On north wall a diagonal north-east buttress, a blocked east
lancet and a blocked 2-centred west doorway survive from the earlier church.
Interior: undivided except for 2 steps up to sanctuary. 7-bay roof with arch-
braced embattled collar-beam trusses on stone corbels, hollow-chamfered
principal and common rafters, moulded purlins and ridge piece. Carved frieze
and embattled wainscotting. Panelled west gallery with carved roses in frieze.
Chamfered square font, possibly medieval, on modern stem and base. On north nd
south walls of sanctuary, baroque Corinthian aedicules, from a reredos formerly
in Newcastle Cathedral. South window by Morris & Co. Memorial east window to
Sir I Lowthian Bell, and north window to Gertrude Bell the explorer/archaeol-
ogist; and many memorial tablets to members of Bell family. Good choir benches.

Listing NGR: NZ4217203371

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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