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CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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 ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1148990

Location

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hovingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 329055

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HOVINGHAM CHURCH STREET SE 6675 (west side, off) 8/99 Church of All Saints 25.1.54 GV II* Church. C11 tower; nave and chancel of 1860 incorporating some medieval features, by Rhode Hawkins, tower roof of c1970. Limestone with Westmorland slate roof. West tower, 4-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with vestry to north. C19 section in Decorated style. 3-stage west tower articulated by square-section string courses. Round-arched west door with free-standing angle shafts and 4 orders, the inner one recessed, the third with roll-moulding. C9 Anglian cross carved in high relief set into wall above doorway and below a single course of herringbone masonry. Second stage: double-splayed round-headed window to south; small rectangular slit windows immediately below string course to west and north. Third stage: tall, narrow, double belfry windows to each face. C10 wheel cross set into wall above south belfry window. Rebuilt corbel table and roof. South aisle: 2-light windows. Norman doorway of 2 orders reset in south porch. 3-light window to east wall. North aisle: central 3-light gabled window flanked by 2-light windows, with 2-light windows to vestry. Chancel: to south a reset round-arched doorway with 2 reset lancets to left and a C19 two-light window to right. East end: 3-light window to chancel and 2-light window to vestry. Interior: very fine Saxon carved stone repositioned as reredos to altar in south aisle with 8 arched panels containing figures, those to left representing the Annunciation, above a narrow vine-scroll frieze with birds and beasts. Comparative material from Breedon-on-the-Hill in Leicestershire suggests an C8 date but this is disputed. C10 carved cross with knotted strapwork in relief, repositioned in chancel. Monuments: to Thomas Worsley, died 1715. Sarcophagus with sloping sides on a base, surmounted by an urn. Simple plaque to Thomas Worsley, builder of Hovingham Hall, died 1778, and members of his family, by G Willoughby of Malton. Pevsner N, Yorkshire: The North Riding, 1966. Taylor H M and Joan, Anglo- Saxon Architecture, Vol 1, 1965. Vaughan P H, A Visitor's Guide to All Saints' Church, Hovingham, Revised 3rd Edition 1983.

Listing NGR: SE6666075730

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)
Taylor, H M, J , , Anglo Saxon Architecture, (1965)
Vaughan, P H , A Visitors Guide to All Saints Church Hovingham, (1983)

National Grid Reference: SE 66660 75730

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