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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Raskelf, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1304 / 54°7'49"N

Longitude: -1.2524 / 1°15'8"W

OS Eastings: 448947

OS Northings: 470767

OS Grid: SE489707

Mapcode National: GBR MNPP.N3

Mapcode Global: WHD93.QFSW

Plus Code: 9C6W4PJX+52

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333396

Location: Raskelf, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Raskelf

Built-Up Area: Raskelf

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Easingwold with Raskelf

Church of England Diocese: York

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2/51 (south end)
Church of St Mary


Church. C12 with C14 and C15 alterations and additions and substantial Cl9 restoration
and addition of south aisle in 1879.
Sandstone. Weatherboarded west tower with shingled top and tiled pyramidal roof,
restored most recently in 1954. Stone slate roof to church with stone coping and
ridge. 2-bay chancel with north chapel. 2-bay nave with north aisle and Cl9 south
aisle. West tower.
Reticulated east window, partly rebuilt. Timber arcade between chancel and north
chapel probably C15. Chamfered oak posts with arch braces, central post has 'capital'
with badge of Neville family. C12 lancet in chapel north wall. Nave north arcade
c.1100-70 has unmoulded pointed arches, semi-circular responds and cylindrical pier
with square abacus and volute capital. Reticulated west window (now backing onto
tower). Nave windows otherwise C19 in C15 style except for probably C14 2-light north
aisle west window.
Weatherboarded west tower on modern rusticated stone plinth. Unique in North Riding.
Perpendicular bench ends with poppy heads to west of nave, C17 balustraded screen to
North Chapel and C17 communion rail.

Pevsenr, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, p287.

Listing NGR: SE4894770767

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