Church Of St John Of Beverley

30 Apr 2003
Church Of St John Of Beverley, Salton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SALTON VILLAGE SE 77 NW 6/70 Church of St John of Beverley 14.7.55


Church. Early C12 nave and chancel; north wall rebuilt and tower added in late C12 following a Scottish raid; early C13 tower arch. Restoration of 1881 when tower was buttressed, crenellated and re-roofed, porch rebuilt, chancel roof raised and east end rebuilt. Squared sandstone with porch of sandstone and reused chancel timbers; tiled roofs to nave, chancel and porch; lead roof to tower. West tower, 5-bay nave and south porch, chancel.

2-stage tower with clasping buttresses, the south-west one housing the stair. North and south lancets to the lower stage, and C19 three-light west window with panel tracery. Louvred bell-openings recessed beneath round arches on nook-shafts. Continuous string course below bell-openings; corbel table below crenellated parapet. Pyramidal cap surmounted by filigree cross. Gabled south porch contains fine round-arched doorway of 2 orders, the inner with a double band of beak-heads continuing down the responds.

Outer order of radial masks on renewed shafts. Renewed 2-light window to west, and 3 lancets, of early and late C12, to east. Offset angle buttress at west end and 2 pilaster buttresses to east. Nave north wall has plain round-arched doorway and 5 lancets. Chancel has chevron-moulded, round- arched priest's door with imposts, one with traces of dogtooth moulding.

Lancet with incised lintel to east. Later lancets with hoodmoulds at each end. North wall has 2 lancets with incised lintels and one lancet with hoodmould. Nave and chancel have mask corbel table, renewed in places. C19 east window of 3 lights with panel tracery. Coped gables and gable crosses to nave and chancel. Interior: pointed tower arch of 2 chamfered orders on triple responds with tall bases and plain capitals beneath hoodmould. Round chancel arch of 2 orders of chevron moulding, on triple responds with scalloped capitals and cable-moulded necking. Hoodmould of alternating pellets and pomegranates. C13 iron-bound muniment chest with C17 panelled cover. C17 altar table; pulpit and lectern incorporate C17 carved panels.

Monuments. Nave north wall:- to John and Mary Dowker (d1816 and 1820 respectively), by Bennett and Flintoft of York. Nave south wall:- to George Woodcock Dowker (d1835) and his son, Henry Thomas (d1814, aged 7), probably by the same masons.

Listing NGR: SE7163679971


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0777 IOE Records taken by David H Garbutt; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr David H. Garbutt. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Garbutt, David H.

Rights Holder: Garbutt, David H.


Lead, Sandstone, Tile, Timber, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative