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Latitude: 54.173 / 54°10'22"N
Longitude: -0.9803 / 0°58'49"W
OS Eastings: 466660
OS Northings: 475730
OS Grid: SE666757
Mapcode National: GBR PNL5.KV
Mapcode Global: WHFB5.XCCQ
Entry Name: Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 25 January 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1148990
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329055
Location: Hovingham, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Hovingham
Built-Up Area: Hovingham
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hovingham All Saints
Church of England Diocese: York
HOVINGHAM CHURCH STREET
(west side, off)
8/99 Church of All Saints
Church. C11 tower; nave and chancel of 1860 incorporating some medieval
features, by Rhode Hawkins, tower roof of c1970. Limestone with Westmorland
slate roof. West tower, 4-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel
with vestry to north. C19 section in Decorated style. 3-stage west tower
articulated by square-section string courses. Round-arched west door with
free-standing angle shafts and 4 orders, the inner one recessed, the third
with roll-moulding. C9 Anglian cross carved in high relief set into wall
above doorway and below a single course of herringbone masonry. Second
stage: double-splayed round-headed window to south; small rectangular slit
windows immediately below string course to west and north. Third stage:
tall, narrow, double belfry windows to each face. C10 wheel cross set into
wall above south belfry window. Rebuilt corbel table and roof. South
aisle: 2-light windows. Norman doorway of 2 orders reset in south porch.
3-light window to east wall. North aisle: central 3-light gabled window
flanked by 2-light windows, with 2-light windows to vestry. Chancel: to
south a reset round-arched doorway with 2 reset lancets to left and a C19
two-light window to right. East end: 3-light window to chancel and 2-light
window to vestry. Interior: very fine Saxon carved stone repositioned as
reredos to altar in south aisle with 8 arched panels containing figures,
those to left representing the Annunciation, above a narrow vine-scroll
frieze with birds and beasts. Comparative material from Breedon-on-the-Hill
in Leicestershire suggests an C8 date but this is disputed. C10 carved
cross with knotted strapwork in relief, repositioned in chancel. Monuments:
to Thomas Worsley, died 1715. Sarcophagus with sloping sides on a base,
surmounted by an urn. Simple plaque to Thomas Worsley, builder of Hovingham
Hall, died 1778, and members of his family, by G Willoughby of Malton.
Pevsner N, Yorkshire: The North Riding, 1966. Taylor H M and Joan, Anglo-
Saxon Architecture, Vol 1, 1965. Vaughan P H, A Visitor's Guide to All
Saints' Church, Hovingham, Revised 3rd Edition 1983.
Listing NGR: SE6666075730
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