Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1148990

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954



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County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Hovingham

National Grid Reference: SE 66660 75730


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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


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Legacy System number: 329055

Legacy System: LBS


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)

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