CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1281456
Date first listed:
20-Jun-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, MAIN STREET

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Location

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

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Hambleton (District Authority)
Parish:
Kirby Wiske
National Grid Reference:
SE 37630 84832

Details

KIRBY WISKE MAIN STREET SE 38 SE (east side) 5/12 Church of St John the Baptist II * GV

20.6.66

Church. C12, C14, C15 and C19. Ashlar, graduated slate roof. West tower, nave with north and south aisles and south porch, chancel with north vestry. West tower: C15, 3 stages. Plinth. Offset diagonal buttresses. Clockface below a C15 2-light pointed-arched cusped belfry window. Stone band, embattled parapet. West side has large 3-light Perpendicular window with hoodmould; above it a single-light cusped opening and a belfry window similar to other sides. Nave: 3 bays. Plinth. Gabled C19 south porch on left with pointed arched opening, chamfered coping, gable cross. The inner board door has C12 Norman surround and in the arch one order of radially placed bulls heads, one of a zigzag and a hoodmould of radial lobes. To right, two 2-light pointed-arched C19 windows divided by an offset buttress. Stone coping. North aisle similar. Chancel: 3 bays, separated by offset buttresses. Plinth. Pointed-arched priests' doorway with hoodmould, to right of central window. Windows are C19 2-light pointed-arched, cusped with hoodmoulds. Moulded eaves, stone coping. East window: C19 5-light Perpendicular-style pointed-arched cusped window with hoodmould. North vestry C19. Interior: 3-bay north and south arcades, C14 nave. Octagonal piers with plain moulded capitals, arches chamfered with hoodmoulds. Chancel arch similar. Some heads from the Norman corbel table are reset in the south aisle inside to support its roof. Chancel: C14 sedilia of 3 cusped openings with hoodmould and crocketing, similar piscina. C14 cusped Easter sepulchre with frieze of naturalistic leaves and crocketed. Niches to either side of east window have vaulted canopies with ogee details, probably C14.

Listing NGR: SE3763084832

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
332237
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/09870/13
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