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Gate Piers and Part of Churchyard Wall to Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Sleights, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4503 / 54°27'0"N

Longitude: -0.6657 / 0°39'56"W

OS Eastings: 486614

OS Northings: 506915

OS Grid: NZ866069

Mapcode National: GBR RJSZ.PG

Mapcode Global: WHGB3.RD6Q

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Part of Churchyard Wall to Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 6 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327531

Location: Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby

Built-Up Area: Sleights

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Eskdaleside (or Sleigts) St John

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(east side), Sleights
18/59 Gate piers and part of
churchyard wall to
Church of St.John the
Churchyard gate piers and walls. Dated 1761 with C20 gates and overthrow.
By Robert and Tabitha Bowers, and Gertrude Burdett. Gate piers and walls
of tooled sandstone. Rusticated square-section gate piers oil alternately
rectangular and cylindrical blocks; flat caps and ball finials on bell
shaped pedestals. Flanking walls support foliate volutes on each side of
gateway. Walls have cambered coping and are ramped up to four obelisk
pinnacles. Obelisks have blind Gothick tracery to each face and tall
panelled dies. South west obelisk has inscribed vertical sundials on two
faces, and the inscription:
Walls mark the extent of the churchyard of the Eskdale Chapel built by the
same patrons to replace the original Eskdale Chapel (q.v.) inconveniently
sited elsewhere in the parish. C18 chapel subsequently replaced by
present Church of St.John the Evangelist, of 1895.

Listing NGR: NZ8661406915

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