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Church of Holy Cross, Whorlton

Description: Church of Holy Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333226

OS Grid Reference: NZ4778702012
OS Grid Coordinates: 447787, 502012
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4113, -1.2652

Location: Church Lane, Whorlton, North Yorkshire DL6 3DG

Locality: Whorlton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL6 3DG

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Listing Text

South side
9/167 Church of
23/6/66 Holy Cross
Parish Church, 1877 by T.H. Wyatt, replacing the earlier church of
the same name (q.v.). Coursed pecked sandstone with ashlar dressings;
plain tiled roofs with tiled ridges and stone gable copings; snecked
stone spire. Nave with north aisle, chancel with north vestry,
north-west tower. Early English style with plate tracery.
Tower of 3 stages has extruded vice in west corner to nave North
door; 2 lancets above, and clock. Paired louvred bell-openings in
shafted 2-centred arch. Stepped angle buttresses, eaves corbel
table and broach spire with lucarnes and vane.
3-bay nave and 2-bay chancel on south. 2-bay north aisle and gabled
vestry with small door.
Interior: plastered with stone features. North arcade has 2 wide
chamfered and moulded 2-centred arches on round pier and half-round
responds. Arch-braced collar-beam roof. Tiled nave floor. Stone
and marble pulpit and base of chancel screen. Wood upper screen,
in very high arch, is World War I memorial. Arch has side shafts
with carved capitals. Polished limestone raised chancel floor.
Stained glass in East window and one south window by Kempe, 1879
and 1903. Also a window with Ss Cecilia and Ursula by A.K:Nicholson,
1923. Another with warlike saints commemorating the Marquis of
Ailesbury and General Gordon of Khartoum, 1886.

Listing NGR: NZ4778702012

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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