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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Ayton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4899 / 54°29'23"N

Longitude: -1.1416 / 1°8'29"W

OS Eastings: 455705

OS Northings: 510848

OS Grid: NZ557108

Mapcode National: GBR NJGJ.N8

Mapcode Global: WHD7F.FDMT

Plus Code: 9C6WFVQ5+X9

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 23 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332969

Location: Great Ayton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, TS9

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Great Ayton

Built-Up Area: Great Ayton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Great Ayton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: York

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NZ 5510
(west side)
11/41 Christ Church
- II
Parish church, replacing the medieval church on Low Green (qv). 1876-7 by Ross
and Lamb. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roofs with
stone copings. Cruciform with aisles and north transept tower; south porch,
west narthex. Decorated style. 4-bay nave with porch in second bay. Ornamen-
tal porch gate with wrought iron panels. Tudor-arched inner door. Nave windows
have varied tracery; low stepped and sloped buttresses between; end angle
buttresses. West narthex (or galilee) has 8 grouped cusped windows with
detached shafts between, paired in centre under steep ornamental gables;
shouldered doorway in south and 2 traceried windows above and a wheel window in
the gable end. North transept tower of 2 tall stages has sloped angle
buttresses and traceried bell openings. Spire, banded in red sandstone, with
lucarnes. Extruded vice whose roof fades into tower. Chancel windows and
buttresses similar to nave; all windows under hoodmoulds with leafy stops.
Interior: 5-bay arcade with alternate round and octagonal piers, carved
capitals and high drum bases. Roll-moulded arches under hoodmoulds. Chancel
arch has multiple rolls and rests on corbels. Walls plastered. Arch-braced
wood barrelled roof, the chancel panelled and painted. Traceried chancel and
reredos panelling.

Listing NGR: NZ5570310843

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