CHURCH OF ST JOHN (PARISH CHURCH ORIGINALLY DEDICATED TO ST HELEN, NOW DEDICATED TO ST JOHN THE BAPTIST)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1316655
Date first listed:
12-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN (PARISH CHURCH ORIGINALLY DEDICATED TO ST HELEN, NOW DEDICATED TO ST JOHN THE BAPTIST), MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN (PARISH CHURCH ORIGINALLY DEDICATED TO ST HELEN, NOW DEDICATED TO 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:
Selby (District Authority)
Parish:
Healaugh
National Grid Reference:
SE 49849 47913

Details

SE 44 NE HEALAUGH MAIN STREET (north side) 1/51 Church of St John (Parish Church originally dedicated to St Helen, now dedicated to St John the Baptist)

GV II*

Church. C12 with C15 and C19 additions and alterations. Magnesian limestone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. West tower, 3-bay nave with north aisle anad chancel with north chapel. 2-stage bell-tower, the second stage is C19 and has 2-light bell openings. Corbel table. Hipped roof. Nave: south doorway: 3 orders with chevron drip mould surmounted by figure of God the lather, outer order of heads, second order of beakheads and inner arch witn plain roll-moulding. Hatched shafts to outer orders. Capitals with interlace carving. 3-bay nave has two 3-light pointed windows under hood- mould to south. Corbel table. North aisle has single lancet window. Remains of corbel table. Chancel has round-arched priest's doorway with single order of colonnettes with water-leaf capitals. Arch moulding with keeled roll. Window of 2 trefoiled lights under hood-mould. 2-light window with Perpendicular tracery. Corbel table. North chapel has 2 windows each of 2 trefoiled lights under hood-moulds. Remaians of corbel table. East end of chapel: 2-light window with Perpendicular tracery. Interior: nave has recut 4-cluster-columns and 3-cluster-responds with water-leaf capitals and double-chamfered arches. Recut double-chamfered chancel arch, with shafts decorated with interlace bands and small animals, with interlace capitals. Chancel has sedilia and piscina. North chapel contains C16 alabaster altar tomb bearing effigies of Lord Wharton in full armour, and his 2 wives. The sides of the tomb show the children.

Listing NGR: SE4984947913

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
325967
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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