CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1149932

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1966

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate (District Authority)

Parish: Kirk Hammerton

National Grid Reference: SE 46524 55525

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History

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Details

SE 45 NE KIRK HAMMERTON CHURCH STREET (west side)

4/67 Church of St. John the Baptist 15.3.66

I

Church of St. John the Baptist. Cllth and possibly earlier, with alterations and additions early C13, 1834 and 1890-91 by Mr. H. Fowler of Durham for E.W. Stanyforth of Kirk Hammerton Hall. Large squared gritstone blocks, stone slate roof, to earliest part. Coursed gritstone, tile roof to C19 addition. Aisled 3-bay nave with south-west tower, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Anglo-Saxon tower of 2 stages with 2-round-headed-light belfry windows with colonette. Plain projecting band below window level. Shallow pyramidal roof. Nave: south aisle, former Anglo-Saxon chancel and nave, has round-headed doorway with projecting band and imposts. A 2-light window to first cell and 2 lancet windows to the second cell, with a 3-light Perpendicular-style east window. The church of 1890-91 is composed of north aisle with 2-light windows, a 4-light west window to nave, and a 4-light chancel window all in Perpendicular style. Interior: south arcade has early C13 columns and shallow pointed arches. The north arcade has 2 octagonal pillars. The east end of the south aisle (Anglo-Saxon chancel) has early English sedilia and piscina. The walls and arch-braced roof of the late C19 parts are richly painted. The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (founded 1877) advised in the restoration. The Anglo-Saxon church has been extensively described. R. Morris, 'Kirk Hammerton Church: the Tower and the Fabric', Archaeological Journal 133)(1976) pp 95-103; N. Pevsner, Yorkshire West Riding, (1967) p 290; H. Speight, Nidderdale, (1894) p 126; H.M. & J. Taylor, Anglo-Saxon Architecture (1965), Vol I pp. 361-4

Listing NGR: SE4652555524

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 330646

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 290
Speight, H, Nidderdale, (1894), 126
Taylor, H M, J , , Anglo Saxon Architecture, (1965), 361-4
'Archaeological Journal' in Archaeological Journal, , Vol. 133, (1976), 95-103

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