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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1173545



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Appleton-le-Moors


Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 328377

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SE 7288-7388 APPLETON-LE-MOORS VILLAGE STREET (east side) 7/19 Christ Church


Church. 1863-65. By J L Pearson, for Mrs J Shepherd as a memorial to her husband. Dressed limestone with ashlar dressings. Mansfield stone column shafts and Rosedale ironstone interior details. Slate roof. High Victorian Gothic. 3-bay aisled nave with narthex, apsidal chancel, with mortuary chapel to north and square south-east tower with pyramidal spire. Lancet windows throughout except for rose window in west gable. A string course runs around the nave, chancel and chapel at west door impost level. Ashlar bands and a band of sunk quatrefoils at springing level of nave windows. The narthex projects beneath a pent roof between buttresses and contains an entrance arch of 3 orders with attached shafts with foliate capitals. The apse has shafted lancets set into an arcade on detached shafts of Mansfield stone, with foliate capitals. Tower: 2-light bell openings with attached shafts and lucarnes. Interior: nave arcade carried on square-section piers with embedded shafts at the angles, annulets, and foliate capitals. Inlaid Rosedale ironstone banding and decorative motifs throughout. Arcading on detached shafts to apse and aisle windows. Wooden braced king post roof. Original fittings include pulpit, font, reredos, glass and richly painted organ. A Quiney, John Loughborough Pearson, p 239.

Listing NGR: SE7348088093

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Quiney, A, John Loughborough Pearson, (1979), 239

National Grid Reference: SE 73480 88094


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