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The Church of the Immaculate Conception St John the Worker

A Grade II Listed Building in Saxton with Scarthingwell, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8258 / 53°49'32"N

Longitude: -1.2538 / 1°15'13"W

OS Eastings: 449218

OS Northings: 436868

OS Grid: SE492368

Mapcode National: GBR MSP6.C9

Mapcode Global: WHDBN.Q35F

Entry Name: The Church of the Immaculate Conception St John the Worker

Listing Date: 13 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326378

Location: Saxton with Scarthingwell, Selby, North Yorkshire, LS24

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Saxton with Scarthingwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Saxton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SAXTON WITH SCARTHINGWELL SCARTHINGWELL LANE
SE 43 NE
3/22D The Church of the
Immaculate Conception
St John The Worker

II
Roman Catholic Church, former private chapel to Scarthingwell Hall. 1854, designed
by Atkinson for Lord Hawkes, in the Neo-Norman style. Coursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Nave with apsidal chancel. Moulded plinth
and moulded sill band, Lonbard frieze at eaves. Ashlar coped gables with small
square turret surmounting western gable. Apsidal east and has 7 tall round
headed lancets. Nave has 4 tall round headed windows each divided into 2 lights
with quatrefoils. To the south of the western gallery a C20, vestry, and a small
gabled porch. West gable wall has 3 round headed niches, and, a smaller niche
in the Gable. Interior has lavish plaster work decoration with a nibbed plaster
vault in the apse, an ornate, round chancel arch, segment arched plaster vault
over nave with 4 round arches surrounding the windows. Western wooden gallery
supported in 3 arched western arcade reached by small staircase. The gallery
now contains an organ, but it was almost certainly designed as the family pew,
it has a ribbed round arched plaster vault.


Listing NGR: SE4921836868

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