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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Hipswell, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3799 / 54°22'47"N

Longitude: -1.7125 / 1°42'45"W

OS Eastings: 418768

OS Northings: 498304

OS Grid: SE187983

Mapcode National: GBR JKHS.1P

Mapcode Global: WHC6L.N5QM

Plus Code: 9C6W97HP+XX

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321912

Location: Hipswell, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL9

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Hipswell

Built-Up Area: Catterick Garrison

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hipswell St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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5/27 Church of Saint John
Church. 1811 and 1893. The church built for Reverend James Robinson. The
later work by C.H. Fowler of Durham. Coursed sandstone with ashlar
dressings, Welsh slate roof. Nave and narrower sanctuary under one roof
with west belfry, south porch and north vestry. Quoins. Nave: 5 bays.
Belfry has bench mark on west face, light vent and bellcote with corbelled
stone cupola. Porch has 4-centred arched opening with date "1811" on apex
stone; shaped kneelers and ashlar copings to gable. Inner doorway with
chamfered ashlar surround with 4-centred arch. 4 windows with Y-tracery and
hoodmoulds of 1893. Stepped ashlar buttresses between windows and
diagonally at corners. Lancet window to l-bay sanctuary. Ashlar copings.
3-light east window with cusped tracery of 1893. North windows have simpler
Y-tracery. North vestry of 1893: east lancet window, west board door in
chamfered square-headed surround. Interior: chamfered pointed arch to
sanctuary. Shouldered doorway of 1893 to vestry. In vestry, C16 trefoiled
head of screen or window, 2 1/2 lights with carving in spandrels. Open 5-light
timber screen at west end. Wall monument: Reverend James Robinson of the
Friary, Richmond, the patron of the church, d.1817, by Davies of Newcastle-
upon-Tyne. VHC i, p. 312.

Listing NGR: SE1876898304

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