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Church of Saint Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aysgarth, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2924 / 54°17'32"N

Longitude: -1.9831 / 1°58'59"W

OS Eastings: 401195

OS Northings: 488534

OS Grid: SE011885

Mapcode National: GBR GLLT.G1

Mapcode Global: WHB5Q.HCWP

Entry Name: Church of Saint Andrew

Listing Date: 25 March 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323060

Location: Aysgarth, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Aysgarth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 08 NW
(east side, off)
15/38 Church of Saint Andrew
Church. Mainly of 1866, in Decorated style. By James Green of Todmorden.
Rubble, slate roof. West tower, 5-bay nave and 3-bay chancel with aisles,
south porch. Tower: 5 stages, the lower 4 of C14 masonry. Diagonal and
lateral off-set buttresses. Single-light vents to 3 lowest stages; clock
face to north and south of 4th stage; two 2-light belfry openings on each
elevation. Gargoyles, crenellated parapet with pinnacles. Pointed-arched
doorway, perhaps C18, on north side. South porch: tall pointed opening with
continuous wave moulding and large heads on label stops. Inner doorway of
2 hollow-chamfered orders. South aisle: 2-light Decorated-style windows.
To right of priest's door, re-used medieval tombstone with hunting horn,
perhaps of a Forester of Wensleydale Forest. Parapet. 2-light clerestorey
windows to nave, 2 paired lights and single-light to chancel. Crenellated
parapets. East window: 5-light Perpendicular-style. Aisle east windows:
4-light Perpendicular-style. Interior: 2 damaged medieval piscinas flanking
priest's door. C10 Northumbrian cross-head found in churchyard on table
near main door. South side of chancel: very fine rood screen, of seven
3-light bays from Jervaulx Abbey by the Ripon School of Carvers, c1506; also
2 stall ends of similar quality with rebus of William de Heslington, Abbot
of Jervaulx from 1472, now in reading desk. In north chancel, timber beam
across 1 bay of arcade inscribed "A S Abbas Ann. D'm. 1536", for Adam
Sedber, the 1st Abbot of Jervaulx Abbey, which held the advowson. Good C19
pews with doors in nave. 3 brass candelabra in nave. Some fine C18
monuments including those to the Yarkers. VCH i, pp 210-1

Listing NGR: SE0119588534

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