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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Foston, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0777 / 54°4'39"N

Longitude: -0.933 / 0°55'58"W

OS Eastings: 469908

OS Northings: 465170

OS Grid: SE699651

Mapcode National: GBR PPX9.T0

Mapcode Global: WHFBL.MRXT

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329511

Location: Foston, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Foston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Foston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


(North side)

3/21 Church of All Saints

Church. C12 with C15 alterations and 1911 restoration and extension.
Limestone, sandstone and gritstone rubble and ashlar, stone slate and plain
tile roof. 4-bay nave with south porch and north aisle, 2-bay chancel with
vestry to north. To west, a 2-light square-headed window of 1427 beneath
blocked arch of earlier window. Bellcote of 1911. Fragments of C13
floriate cross grave slab built into wall. Nave: C19 2-light windows
flanking 1911 timber-framed porch which contains C12 door of 2 moulded
orders with richly carved medallion hoodmould resting on beakheads, the
whole carried by detached shafts, that to left fluted, with scalloped
capitals and square abaci. Medallions represent (from left to right) a
beasts, two beasts affronted, a tumbler, David with harp, George and the
Dragon. Agnus Dei facing an angel, the Last Supper, unidentified scene with
2 adult figures, a child and an ape, Sagittarius, the Caladrius, two
wrestlers and a beast. Chancel: priests' door and lancet to south. East
window of 1911 in Decorated style. Interior contains C12 circular font on
pillar and C12 pillar piscina with small square fluted bowl on cable-moulded
necking set on octagonal stem with chevron ornamentation. 2 C12 acoustic
pots set into chancel walls. Bronze memorial to Sydney Smith, rector
Pevsner N "Yorkshire: the North Riding" 1966.
Walker J.W "Foston Church" in Journal of the British Archaeological
association, NS Vol 35, 1929.

Listing NGR: SE6990865170

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