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Church of Saint Mary and Saint John

A Grade II Listed Building in High Abbotside, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3168 / 54°19'0"N

Longitude: -2.2054 / 2°12'19"W

OS Eastings: 386735

OS Northings: 491270

OS Grid: SD867912

Mapcode National: GBR FL1J.B9

Mapcode Global: WHB5F.3R2H

Entry Name: Church of Saint Mary and Saint John

Listing Date: 25 March 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323173

Location: High Abbotside, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: High Abbotside

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/03/2018

SD 89 SE

Church of St Mary and St John

(Formerly listed as Church of Saint Mary and Saint John, HARDROW)


Church. 1879-81. By R H Carpenter for the Earl of Wharncliffe. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, Westmorland slate roof.

Nave with west bellcote and south porch, chancel with north vestry, 4:2 bays. Porch: pointed-arched doorway of two chamfered orders dying into rounded responds. Above, in gable, trefoiled niche. Inner doorway: neo-Romanesque, one order with water-leaf capitals. Nave windows: paired lancets with quatrefoil above in plate tracery. Chancel: two trefoiled lights; priest's doorway matching that of porch; one trefoiled light. Copings. Gable crosses. East window of three stepped lancets. North windows: single lights. West window: two trefoiled lights with sexfoil above. Neo-Romanesque two-light bellcote.

Interior: Early English-style chancel arch of two chamfered orders. Vestry screen C17, panelled with fluted frieze.Plaque in vestry recording C18 grants from Queen Anne's Bounty. In nave, brass of Alice Stuart, d 1788.

Listing NGR: SD8673591270

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