CHURCH OF SAINT HELEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1315088
Date first listed:
31-Mar-1970
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT HELEN, NORTHALLERTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT HELEN, NORTHALLERTON ROAD

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Hambleton (District Authority)
Parish:
Ainderby Steeple
National Grid Reference:
SE 33463 92097

Details

SE 39 SW AINDERBY STEEPLE NORTHALLERTON ROAD (north side) 1/2 Church of Saint Helen 31.3.70

GV I Church. C14, C15 and C19 restoration and additions. Coursed, squared stone and ashlar with graduated slate and lead roofs. West tower, aisled nave with clerestory and south porch, chancel with north vestry. 3-stage tower: C15 clasped by aisles. Diagonal offset buttresses to west end and 3-light cusped arched west window with hood-mould. Small cusped one-light opening above each aisle. Clock faces to west and south. A 2-light arched cusped belfry window with hood-mould to each face. Band. Embattled parapet. Nave: 3 bays with 4-bay aisles. Plinth, offset buttresses. C15 gabled porch has pointed-arch doorway with board door and inner pointed tunnel vault with transverse ribs. Three 2-light cusped Y-tracery windows with hood-moulds. Stone band with plain parapet above. Clerestory has 3 flat- arched 2-light windows with hood-moulds. Moulded coping. North aisle: offset buttresses. Three 2-light cusped ogee-headed windows; similar 1- light opening to bay 2. Chancel: lower, 3 bays. Plinth offset buttresses. Outer bays have C19 Decorated-style 2-light pointed-arched cusped windows with hood-moulds. Central bay has pointed-arched priest's doorway with board door and hood-mould. Plain parapet, stone coping. C19 east window of 5 cusped lights with Decorated-style tracery and hood-mould. Small offset buttress below the window. Gabled north vestry is C19. Interior: C14 3-bay arcades, south arcade having octagonal piers with nailhead motif, pointed arches; north arcade having octagonal piers with round abaci. Chancel arch similar to south arcade. Chancel: canopied decorated sedilia, small decorated piscina and canopied niches flanking east window. Carved octagonal font of 1662. Benches near the west end of the nave have small panels of Jacobean decoration.

Listing NGR: SE3345792098

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
332139
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: 26 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15982/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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