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Old Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Guisborough, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5655 / 54°33'55"N

Longitude: -1.0161 / 1°0'58"W

OS Eastings: 463712

OS Northings: 519367

OS Grid: NZ637193

Mapcode National: GBR PHBN.T5

Mapcode Global: WHF87.CHCV

Entry Name: Old Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 14 June 1952

Last Amended: 25 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60014

Location: Guisborough, Redcar and Cleveland, TS11

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Guisborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Skelton with Upleatham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


6/157 Old Church of
14.6.52 St Andrew (formerly
listed as
St Andrew's Old
Church under


Remains of C12 church, comprising west end of nave and west tower dated
1684 on west face. Dressed sandstone; clay pantile roof with stone
gable copings. Pointed-arched, chamfered doorway and hood mould in
north wall of nave with corbel table at eaves (10 carved human faces
and one beast to right-hand corner). South wall has 2 bays of C13
arcade, now blocked. Mid C19 east wall. Roof contains some original
timbers including one carved with mystic rose design. Two-stage
embattled tower with plinth, string course and louvred 2-light
mullioned openings to bell chamber. Interior is plastered and plain.
2 medieval grave covers, part of a sculptured recumbent knight, a
late C14 monument in the form of a mural niche containing a worn
half-length figure; and the head of an Anglo-Danish cross.

(V.C.H. Yorkshire North Riding, Vol. II, pp 412/3; J.C. Atkinson,
"History of Cleveland," 1874. Vol II, pp 91/4; N. Pevsner, ".... North
Riding," 1966, p. 377).

Listing NGR: NZ6371219367

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