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Church of St Agatha

A Grade II Listed Building in Easby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4703 / 54°28'12"N

Longitude: -1.1099 / 1°6'35"W

OS Eastings: 457782

OS Northings: 508686

OS Grid: NZ577086

Mapcode National: GBR NJPR.H9

Mapcode Global: WHD7F.XWMX

Entry Name: Church of St Agatha

Listing Date: 23 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332928

Location: Easby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, TS9

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Easby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Ayton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

EASBY EASBY
NZ 50 NE
(north side)
7/3 Church of St Agatha
23.6.66
- II
Church, built as private chapel, incorporating mausoleum. 1881 by J Fowler for
the Emerson family. Snecked sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; tiled
roofs; timber tower top with iron crest. Early English style; small scale.
West tower; continuous nave and chancel with dividing buttress; octagonal
mausoleum at east end; north vestry. Multi-moulded pointed-arched west doorway
in tower, under hoodmould with carved stops. Timber bell stage above, and
shingled broach spire with iron crown and vane. Lancet windows, tinder hood-
moulds, to nave and chancel. Narrow linking bays from chancel to mausoleum hold
north door and south memorial cross to Anne Amerson, d.1880, in a cusped gabled
niche. Mausoleum has pointed blank arcading with foliate capitals; and pointed
roof. Interior: 2-bay nave and raised l-bay chancel. Braced collar-beam roof
with ashlaring at eaves. Internal stair to small west gallery. Arcaded stone
reredos and carved stone pulpit. Good stained glass: figures of saints,
prophets, apostles and angels by Powell Bros of Leeds. Mausoleum not accessible
at time of survey but said to have shelves for coffins inside.
Pevsner: Yorkshire, the North Riding


Listing NGR: NZ5778208686

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