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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN

List entry Number: 1148706

Location

CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN, CHURCH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
North YorkshireScarboroughDistrict AuthorityFylingdales

National Park: NORTH YORK MOORS

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 327705

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History

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Details

FYLINGDALES CHURCH LANE NZ 9405 16/52 (east side) 6.10.69

- Church of St Stephen I Former Parish Church. 1821 rebuilding on medieval site. Course herringbone-tooled sandstone with ashlar dressings. Purple slate roof. Single-cell preaching box with small sanctuary; South porch and north vestry are early additions. Gothick style. Open-pedimented porch has segment-arched entrance with rusticated voussoirs. Sundial above has dates 1736, 1864 and 1919 with various initials. Wood side benches; and wide 6-panel double door with interlaced fanlight; keystone largely concealed by barrel vault of porch. 5-bay nave has pointed-arched windows, with glazing bars and interlaced heads, in architraves with imposts. All rest on a cill band except for shorter window above door. Small square-headed door in south chancel wall; east window similar and flanked by big stepped diagonal buttresses. North nave wall has 3 short windows, similar to that above door, lighting the gallery. West windows similar to east. Vestry has 15-pane fixed light with 2 opening panes. OSBM on south-eash corner of nave. West bell-cupola had only its damaged wood frame remaining at time of survey. Interior: Complete late Georgian fittings. Panelled gallery, around north and west sides, rests on Roman Doric columns. Lateral south pulpit has sounding board and stairs with turned balusters and ramped handrail. Complete box pews, including one named for the Farsyde family with coat of arms. Various memorial tablets to the Farsyde family. Small early C18 font with low, cornical open cover.

Listing NGR: NZ9416105939

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National Grid Reference: NZ 94162 05940

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