Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130826

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1969

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Hipswell

National Grid Reference: SE 18768 98304


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NORTH YORKSHIRE RICHMONDSHIRE 5339 SE 19 NE HIPSWELL HIPSWELL 5/27 Church of Saint John 4.2.69 II Church. 1811 and 1893. The church built for Reverend James Robinson. The later work by C.H. Fowler of Durham. Coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof. Nave and narrower sanctuary under one roof with west belfry, south porch and north vestry. Quoins. Nave: 5 bays. Belfry has bench mark on west face, light vent and bellcote with corbelled stone cupola. Porch has 4-centred arched opening with date "1811" on apex stone; shaped kneelers and ashlar copings to gable. Inner doorway with chamfered ashlar surround with 4-centred arch. 4 windows with Y-tracery and hoodmoulds of 1893. Stepped ashlar buttresses between windows and diagonally at corners. Lancet window to l-bay sanctuary. Ashlar copings. 3-light east window with cusped tracery of 1893. North windows have simpler Y-tracery. North vestry of 1893: east lancet window, west board door in chamfered square-headed surround. Interior: chamfered pointed arch to sanctuary. Shouldered doorway of 1893 to vestry. In vestry, C16 trefoiled head of screen or window, 2 1/2 lights with carving in spandrels. Open 5-light timber screen at west end. Wall monument: Reverend James Robinson of the Friary, Richmond, the patron of the church, d.1817, by Davies of Newcastle- upon-Tyne. VHC i, p. 312.

Listing NGR: SE1876898304


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