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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Ayton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2507 / 54°15'2"N

Longitude: -0.48 / 0°28'47"W

OS Eastings: 499132

OS Northings: 484952

OS Grid: SE991849

Mapcode National: GBR TM29.W0

Mapcode Global: WHGC5.LFM7

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 18 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167755

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327047

Location: East Ayton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: East Ayton

Built-Up Area: East Ayton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: East Ayton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

EAST AYTON MAIN STREET
SE 9984 (north side)
8/17
Church of Saint John the
Baptist
18.1.67
II*
GV

Church. Early C12 nave and chancel arch; C12 tower with rebuilt upper
stages; C13 chancel altered in C15 and partly rebuilt C18; C15 windows and
buttresses to nave; south porch of 1634 (on datestone); C19 vestry.
Sandstone rubble, with rebuilding in sandstone ashlar; pantile roof, with
slate roofs to porch and vestry. West tower, partly built in nave; south
porch; chancel and north vestry. 3-stage embattled tower has a single
lancet to lowest stage to west, and four lancet bell openings to upper
stage. Gabled porch with flat-headed opening contains a C12 round-arched
doorway of a single order with beakhead moulding. Two C15 2-light flat-
arched windows to right and one to left. Two similar windows, rebuilt, to
chancel, flank a blocked priest's door. C13 lancet to right. C18 Venetian
window in heavy plain surround to east end. "So openings to north side but
there is a blocked door to the right of the vestry. Coped gables and plain
kneelers. Interior: Early C12 semicircular chamfered chancel arch with
plain imposts. Tower arch has stepped imposts but was probably altered to
the present crude ogee in C15. C12 tub font has moulded arcade in shallow
relief of semicircular arches on columns with capitals and bases.


Listing NGR: SE9913284952

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