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Church of St John the Baptist and All Saints, Easingwold

Description: Church of St John the Baptist and All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 333432

OS Grid Reference: SE5255870043
OS Grid Coordinates: 452558, 470043
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1236, -1.1973

Location: Church Hill, Easingwold, North Yorkshire YO61 3HH

Locality: Easingwold
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 3HH

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Listing Text

1/104 (north side)

17.5.60 Church of St John the Baptist and All Saints
(formerly listed as
Church of St John the


Church. Mainly C15 in present form. Re-set door of c1200 north side of nave and
possible remains of earlier fabric. Restored C19. Ashlar. Welsh slate chancel
roof, otherwise lead. Ashlar coping. West tower, 5 bay nave with later south
porch, 3 bay chancel. Three-stage embattled tower which originally had a high open
west porch of which the chamfered pointed arch remains, now blocked with a later
door and window inserted. Nave and chancel: straight-headed 2-light windows with
simple panel tracery mainly restored. Hood moulds with head stops, mainly modern
replacements. Angle buttresses with concave set-offs. Two-centred 3-light east
window with renewed decorated tracery (C17 V.C.H.) under hood mould with stops.
North side nave re-set 2-centred door with roll moulded and colonettes with moulded
capitals and waterholding bases, very much weathered. Interior: nave arcade of
double-chamfered arches which die into octagonal piers. Similarly the double-
chamfered chancel arch dies into the imposts. Monument to Thomas Rayns d.1713 has
Ionic pilasters and broken pediment with hatchment.

Listing NGR: SE5255870043

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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