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St Radegund's Church, Scruton
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54°19′39.51″N 1°32′22.01″W / 54.3276417°N 1.5394472°W / 54.3276417; -1.5394472Coordinates: 54°19′39.51″N 1°32′22.01″W / 54.3276417°N 1.5394472°W / 54.3276417; -1.5394472
Location Scruton
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication St Radegund
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II* listed
Specifications
Length 83 feet (25 m)
Width 43 feet (13 m)
Administration
Parish Kirkby Fleetham with Langton on Swale and Scruton
Deanery Wensley
Archdeaconry Richmond and Craven
Diocese Leeds
Province York

St Radegund's Church, Scruton is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England in Scruton, North Yorkshire.

History

The church dates from the twelfth century, but was largely rebuilt in 1865 by George Fowler Jones. It consists of a nave, aisles, tower, porch and chancel with a Mortuary Chapel near the family vault of the Coore family. The restoration was funded by Henry and Augusta Coore, in memory of Henry Vane, 2nd Duke of Cleveland. The restoration included rebuilding the south aisle, east end, windows and clerestory. New roofs were erected throughout and new buttresses provided. New red and black tiles were laid in the nave, and the chancel was fitted with encaustic tiles.

It was re-opened by the Bishop of Ripon, Rt. Revd. Robert Biskersteth on 12 November 1865.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with

Organ

A small one-manual and pedal pipe organ was built in 1865 by Forster and Andrews. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register. In 1991 the organ was moved to Aduard Reformed Church in Holland.

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