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Church of Saint John

A Grade I Listed Building in Howsham, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0567 / 54°3'24"N

Longitude: -0.875 / 0°52'29"W

OS Eastings: 473741

OS Northings: 462893

OS Grid: SE737628

Mapcode National: GBR QPBJ.CJ

Mapcode Global: WHFBT.J9KD

Plus Code: 9C6X344G+M2

Entry Name: Church of Saint John

Listing Date: 10 October 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328767

ID on this website: 101315991

Location: St John's Church, Howsham, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Howsham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bossal St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: York

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SE 76 SW
(east side)
5/63 Church of Saint John

Church. 1859-60. By G E Street for Hannah Cholmley. Gritstone ashlar with
bands of sandstone, plain tile roof. Narthex, north-west tower, 3-bay nave,
apsidal chancel with vestry to north. High Victorian Gothic. 3-stage tower
with plinth, string course and lancet beneath quatrefoil to first stage.
String course supports gabled second stage. Octagonal belfry with openings
separated by alternate grey marble and orange stone columns, the grey ones
having ornate Italianate capitals. Spirelet with lucarnes. To right: lean-
to porch of 3 columns with Italianate capitals supporting massive dosserets
carrying hipped roof. West door: 2-centred arch carried on responds with
foliate capitals. Rose window to gable end. Square-headed door to tower.
Nave: 2-light plate-traceried windows. Chancel: 3-light window to south,
three 2-light windows to east end, all with plate tracery. Interior: font
and pulpit with inlaid polychrome marble. Cinquefoil cusped chancel arch.
Aumbry and double sedilia. Elaborately inlaid 3-panel reredos by Earp.
Painted ceiling to chancel. Stained glass by Clayton and Bell. Hutchinson
J and Joyce P, G E Street in East Yorkshire, Hull University, 1981.
Muthesius S , The High Victorian Movement in Architecture, 1972, Pls 70 and
71. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1972.

Listing NGR: SE7374262893

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