CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1144921

Date first listed: 27-Dec-1967

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, MELMERBY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, MELMERBY

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden (District Authority)

Parish: Ousby

National Grid Reference: NY 61102 37444

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History

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Details

NY 63 NW OUSBY MELMERBY 27.12.67

9/168 Church of St John the Baptist

G.V. II

Church, founded C13 but extensively restored in C19. Medieval stonework survives in north and end walls; coursed, squared rubble. C19 work of sandstone blocks. Plinth, string, and moulded eaves; stepped buttressing. Graduated slate roof with stone copings, gabled kneelers, and C19 apex crosses. Single cell plan with 3-stage tower added to north-west corner in 1848. Gabled porch moved from west end and rebuilt on south side in 1895; blocked medieval door on north side. Some medieval windows, others C19. Internally, nave originally divided by 2 rows of piers, now open with offset chancel arch. Piscina in south wall of chancel has damaged octofoil drain; tomb-slab in chancel is carved with crocketed cross, sword, and coat of arms.

Listing NGR: NY6110237444

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 73228

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