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CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1148423

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kirkby Wharfe with North Milford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 326425

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

KIRKBY WHARFE WITH CHURCH LANE SE 54 SW NORTH MILFORD (north side) 4/41 Church of St John The Baptist 3.2.67 GV II* Church. Late C12, with C13 and C14 additions and alterations, and extensive rebuilding to exterior of 1860 for Lord Londesborough. Magnesian limestone and sandstone with Welsh slate roof. 2-stage west tower, 3-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with north chapel. Tower: plinth, angle buttresses and offsets, south-west stair turret. Lancet windows, second stage has twin bell openings with Perpendicular tracery to heads. Gargoyles to angles. Battlements. South porch has pointed arch with hollow moulding. Within a studded door with decorative panels in a double-chamfered, round- arched opening with single order of nookshafts with waterleaf capitals under hood-mould. Aisles: offset buttresses. South aisle has 3-light windows one with reticulated tracery the other with curvilinear tracery. Cusped lancets to ends. Corbel table. Aisle to north has 2-light windows with geometrical and reticulated tracery, west end has 3-light window with reticulated tracery to head. Chancel: south side, end buttresses with offsets. Tudor- arched priest's door. Two 2-light windows with Y-tracery. 3-light straight-headed Perpendicular window. North chapel: 3-trefoiled-light, straight-headed window, similar 4-light window to east end, battlements. East end has 3-light window with reticulated tracery a C19 insertion. Interior. Double-chamfered pointed tower arch with imposts. Nave has cylindrical piers with moulded capitals and pointed arcade. Triple- chamfered, pointed chancel arch with imposts. North chapel has double- chamfered pointed arcade in octagonal pier. C16 pierced screen. Norman tub font. Monuments: early C19 Italian carved marble tablet of the Adoration of the Magi. Fragments of several pre-Conquest crosses. Fragments of C15 and C16 stained glass.

Listing NGR: SE5060841071

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National Grid Reference: SE 50608 41071

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