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Old Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Skelton and Brotton, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5624 / 54°33'44"N

Longitude: -0.9924 / 0°59'32"W

OS Eastings: 465252

OS Northings: 519038

OS Grid: NZ652190

Mapcode National: GBR PHHP.Y9

Mapcode Global: WHF87.QLM8

Plus Code: 9C6XH265+X2

Entry Name: Old Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 25 May 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432703

ID on this website: 101263246

Location: Skelton Old Church, Skelton, Redcar and Cleveland, North Yorkshire, TS12

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Skelton and Brotton

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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(off north end) Skelton

3/5 Old Church of All Saints
G.V. II*

Church, c.1785, on site of, and probably incorporating remains of medieval
church. Dressed sandstone; Lakeland slate roof with stone ridge and gable
copings. Churchwarden style. Nave with north transept and north-west
vestry, chancel and west tower. 3-stage tower has round-headed south
doorway; pointed fixed-light west window with intersecting glazing bars, in
middle stage; round-headed bell openings and embattled parapet. 3-bay nave
has round-headed windows with small, square, horizontal sashes in lower
parts, and intersecting glazing bars. Square fixed-light windows with
glazing bars in west end of north wall and in west wall, lighting gallery
area and below gallery. Tall rectangular opening high in east end of north
wall partly blocked with square light in upper part. Sundial with floating
cornice in south wall. Transept has round-headed sash windows with
intersecting glazing bars, and end stack. Venetian east window has fixed
lights with glazing bars. Round-headed priest's doorway with similar
round-headed window to left. North wall of chancel has buttress with
offsets. Square iron downpipes and gutterings with ornamental brackets.
Interior: plastered walls; ceiling missing; Queen-post roof trusses with
diagonal bracing in nave. West gallery on 4 slender, fluted, wood columns,
has high panelled front and raked seating. Timber fittings oak grained.
3-decker pulpit with tester has dentil cornice and Vitruvian scroll
brattishing. Panelled box pews with doors, in C18 "Prayerbook" liturgical
arrangement around pulpit in north side of nave. Names of pew renters on
wall panelling. Round-headed chancel arch. Wood communion rails have
turned balusters. Transept used as family pew, with partly panelled walls,
similar box pews and fireplace in north wall. Good C17 and C18 monuments in
north wall of chancel. Painted wood commandment boards and biblical texts
on north and east walls of chancel, and east spandrel of chancel arch.
Matrix of medieval brass memorial. 3 medieval stone coffins and one carved
coffin lid. Outhouse ajoining north side of chancel is not of interest.
Disused and dilapidated at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ6525219038

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