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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.


List entry Number: 1148801



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wykeham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 327436

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SE 9683 WYKEHAM A 170 (north side)

14/116 Church Lychgate

18.1.67 GV II

Tower of the former St Helen's Chapel of Ease; now lychgate and bell tower. C14; restored in 1853-54, when the spire was added by William Butterfield. Sandstone rubble with restoration, including buttresses, in sandstone ashlar; stone flag spire and slate roof to staircase extension. 3-stage tower with offset diagonal buttresses and single-stage staircase extension to north. Lowest stage pierced on both sides by a double-chamfered pointed arch on chamfered responds, with bar stops to the west and broach stops to the east. Single rectangular light to second stage, and 2-light louvred bell openings with trefoil tracery beneath pointed head-stopped hood-mould to third stage. Chamfered string courses to second and third stages. Octagonal broach spire with lucarnes and weather-vane. Pent roof to staircase extension. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, The North Riding, 1966; p 404.

Listing NGR: SE9645283366

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 404

National Grid Reference: SE 96452 83366


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