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North Yorkshire
Hambleton (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 57782 08686


EASBY EASBY NZ 50 NE (north side) 7/3 Church of St Agatha 23.6.66 - II Church, built as private chapel, incorporating mausoleum. 1881 by J Fowler for the Emerson family. Snecked sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; tiled roofs; timber tower top with iron crest. Early English style; small scale. West tower; continuous nave and chancel with dividing buttress; octagonal mausoleum at east end; north vestry. Multi-moulded pointed-arched west doorway in tower, under hoodmould with carved stops. Timber bell stage above, and shingled broach spire with iron crown and vane. Lancet windows, tinder hood- moulds, to nave and chancel. Narrow linking bays from chancel to mausoleum hold north door and south memorial cross to Anne Amerson, d.1880, in a cusped gabled niche. Mausoleum has pointed blank arcading with foliate capitals; and pointed roof. Interior: 2-bay nave and raised l-bay chancel. Braced collar-beam roof with ashlaring at eaves. Internal stair to small west gallery. Arcaded stone reredos and carved stone pulpit. Good stained glass: figures of saints, prophets, apostles and angels by Powell Bros of Leeds. Mausoleum not accessible at time of survey but said to have shelves for coffins inside. Pevsner: Yorkshire, the North Riding

Listing NGR: NZ5778208686


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Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)


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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05984/26
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