CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1296322

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1955

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CHURCH LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CHURCH LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Gilling East

National Grid Reference: SE 61600 76902

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History

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Details

SE 67 NW 6/35 4.1.55

GILLING EAST CHURCH LANE (south side) Church of the Holy Cross

GV I

Church. Arcade of c1200, early C14 chancel, C14 south arcade, late C15 tower, C19 organ chamber and restoration. Sandstone rubble and ashlar, Westmorland slate roof. West tower, 3-bay aisled nave with north porch, 3- bay chancel with organ chamber to north. 2-stage -tower with stepped diagonal buttresses. West window of 4 stepped round-headed transomed lights beneath pointed hoodmould. Belfry openings of 3 round-headed lights under elliptical arch to each face. Embattled parapet with pinnacles. North aisle: C19 windows in Geometrical and Decorated style. North porch: pointed doorway beneath divided overlight flanked by pilasters carrying concave- moulded capitals and banded pediment. South aisle: pointed doorway of 2 chamfered orders in 2nd bay. Flat-headed 2-light cusped ogee windows, that to west being C19. Chancel: to north and organ chamber with 2-light east window in Decorated style. To south: basket-arched priest's door beneath Tudor-arched window of 4 stepped round-headed lights. 3-light reticulated window to left, and 2-light Decorated window to right. East end: C19 3- light window with reticulated tracery. Interior: arcades on slender I cylindrical piers with square abaci and pointed arches of 2 orders, those to north chamfered, those to south plain. South aisle contains C14 ogee-arched tomb recess with elaborate crockets and sub-cusping. Also in south aisle east end stone effigies to Sir Nicholas Fairfax, died 1572, and his 2 wives. At west end, tomb to Sir Thomas Fairfax, died 1828, and his wife: white marble figure of Piety reclining over 2 urns. 2 deeply incised floriate cross grave slabs near this tomb. Anon "The Church of the Holy Cross, Gilling East" n.d. (Church Guide). Pevsner N. "Yorkshire: The North Riding". 1966.

Listing NGR: SE6160076902

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 329594

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
The Church of the Holy Cross Gilling East Church Guide
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)

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