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Christ Church with Wall, Railings and Gates with Overthrow

A Grade II Listed Building in Dishforth, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1522 / 54°9'8"N

Longitude: -1.416 / 1°24'57"W

OS Eastings: 438237

OS Northings: 473093

OS Grid: SE382730

Mapcode National: GBR LNKF.79

Mapcode Global: WHD8V.6WYP

Entry Name: Christ Church with Wall, Railings and Gates with Overthrow

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331258

Location: Dishforth, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Dishforth

Built-Up Area: Dishforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 37 SE DISHFORTH MAIN STREET
(east side)

1/19 Christ Church with wall,
railings and gates with
overthrow


GV II


Church and attached railings with gates and overthrow. 1791, restored and
extended c1880 by G Mallinson of Ripon. Coursed squared sandstone, stone
slate roof, grey slates to apse. West porch, 3-bay nave with north aisle
and polygonal apse. West end: C19 porch with pointed-arched doorway and two
C19 cusped oculi above, gable bellcote or finial base. South elevation: two
C18 Y-tracery windows, added organ chamber on right, coped gables with
shaped kneelers, and finials at west end; reused Y-tracery window to north
aisle. Interior: 3-bay arcade with foliate capitals, wide and low chancel
arch, all in 1880's Decorated style. Elaborate C19 pulpit stands close to
the organ at the south-east corner. Font at west end of north aisle
probably late C18 with shallow bowl on squat quatrefoil column. Railings to
west and south: low wall with pointed coping carries wrought-iron railing of
plain bars with beaded finials. West side: on left a single-leaf gate; to
centre a 2-leaf gate with bars, dogbars, curved braces to lower half, and
round-arched overthrow with scroll decoration and lantern bracket. An
illustration in the church shows it before and after restoration. The
original plan was a rectangular body with east gallery and west porch.


Listing NGR: SE3823773093

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