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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dalton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1808 / 54°10'50"N

Longitude: -1.3341 / 1°20'2"W

OS Eastings: 443561

OS Northings: 476319

OS Grid: SE435763

Mapcode National: GBR MN33.Z1

Mapcode Global: WHD8W.G5YR

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 9 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332586

Location: Dalton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Dalton

Built-Up Area: Dalton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

DALTON

1439/6/4 MAIN STREET
06-NOV-03 (North side)
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

GV II*
Church. 1868 by William Butterfield. Banded ashlar and rock-faced coursed squared
stone, Welsh slate roof. Nave with western bellcote tower and south porch,
chancel with south transept and north vestry. Quoins.
Nave: 4 bays. Bays divided by offset angle buttresses. Windows are cusped lancets, right-hand bay has two windows. Gabled south porch to left with pointed-arched doorway with hoodmould, stone coping and gable cross.
West end has central half-enclosed narrow tower with sill band and hoodmould to lancet. Above to second stage is a clockface, this stage is corbelled inwards and rises to form octagonal belfry above with 4 lancet openings. Eaves band with stone
spirelet. Second stage of tower flanked by quatrefoil nave windows.
Chancel: 2 bays with gabled south transept which has 2-light plate traceried
window with hoodmould.
East end: central offset buttress with small elongated sexfoil window and hoodmould above flanked by tall cusped lancets with hoodmoulds. Contemporary north vestry with gabled doorway. Stone copings to all gables and gable cross to chancel.
Interior: red brick with bands of stone and vitrified blue brick. In chancel much patterning in tiles and brick. Timber rood screen with tall central cusped arch flanked by lower cusped arches, with cusped arch and quatrefoil trellis work above. Inlaid marble and coloured stone reredos, flanked to sides by pointed-arched recesses for seats with decorative patterned tile work. Fine Butterfield
brass chandelier to chancel and stone font to nave. Canted wagon roof.
A very complete Butterfield interior.
Stained glass by William Morris & Co, west window of St John the Evangelist, Christ and angels to east end and Annunciation in the chancel north window.

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