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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Folkton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2021 / 54°12'7"N

Longitude: -0.3863 / 0°23'10"W

OS Eastings: 505360

OS Northings: 479689

OS Grid: TA053796

Mapcode National: GBR TMRV.5D

Mapcode Global: WHGCF.1MBY

Plus Code: 9C6X6J27+VF

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 30 June 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326973

Location: Folkton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Folkton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Folkton St John

Church of England Diocese: York

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5/36 Church of Saint John the
30.6.66 Evangelist


Church. C13 with C12 origins; C13 tower with upper stage of
1877-81; chancel shortened 1772; south side of nave rebuilt C19; re-roofed
1906. Herringbone-tooled sandstone and sandstone ashlar; slate roof. West
tower, nave and chancel. 3-stage embattled tower with angle buttresses and
staircase turret has slit windows to two lower stages; 2-light pointed bell
openings under pointed arches to third stage. Pointed south door in quoined
opening under corbelled dripmould. Two flat-topped 3-light windows with
panel tracery to right. Similar window of C15 inserted in north wall,
interrupting impost band. C13 trefoil-headed lancet to left. Further
similar openings blocked in north and south walls of curtailed chancel.
1854 east window of 3 pointed lights with small trefoil window above.
Interior: C13 double-chamfered chancel arch on C12 responds of three shafts
with scallop and volute capitals, one forming a rabbit's head. C13 triple-
chamfered tower arch. Deeply-splayed tower lancet. Blocked round-arched
doorway in nave north wall. Fragments of medieval painted glass
incorporated in north window. Norman tub font with cable mouldings to top
and bottom. Monuments; to Rev. W. Minithorpe (d. 1774) by Chambers of
Scarborough; to John (d. 1316) and Edwin (d. 1821) Minithorpe by Taylor of

Listing NGR: TA0536079689

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