CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS - Ryton - List Entry

  • Description

    "...Parish church. C13 restored 1877-1886. Rainwater heads dated 1826. Coursed squared sandstone with plinth and ashlar dressings; roof of graduated Lakeland slate with flat stone gable copings; lead roof to broach spire. Aisled west tower and nave; south porch; chancel with north vestry. Tower: tall lancet flanked by tall buttresses; lancets and shouldered belfry openings in upper stages....C13 Stanhope marble effigy of priest in chancel. 2 hatchments in south aisle. C14 Flemish glass re-used in west window, east bay of chancel, and south aisle, all restored by W. Wailes c.1848. East window by Kempe 1884; east window in south aisle 1889 by H. Holliday. 1886 spiral stair to tower of slender wooden ogee-arched construction....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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