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Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen

St Helenís is a small brick built Georgian church of 1775, with a grand portico and bell-cote, and an eastern apse.

The church was built as a mortuary chapel for the Earls of Scarbrough, and their monuments and hatchments can be seen within.

May 2008

Saxby, St Helen, Earl Scarbrough
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen

This view of St Helenís gives a clear view of the red brick and limestone in its construction.

January 2014

Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen

View from the south-east shows the Classical elements of design and the circular apse.

January 2014

Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen

Classical details, including this round window overlooking the portico at the south-west corner of the building.

January 2014

Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen
Saxby, St Helen

St Helen's bell turret with ogee cap.

January 2014

Saxby, St Helen, ogee cap, bell turret
Saxby, St Helen, hatchment
Saxby, St Helen, hatchment
Saxby, St Helen, hatchment

Hatchment for Richard, 6th Earl of Scarbrough, who married 1787 Henrietta (died March 1846) daughter of Henry, 5th Baron Middleton, and d.s.p. 17 June 1832.

May 2008

Saxby, St Helen, hatchment, Scarbrough, Baron Middleton
Saxby, St Helen, Hatchments
Saxby, St Helen, Hatchments
Saxby, St Helen, Hatchments

The hatchment on the left is probably for John, 8th Earl of Scarbrough, who died unmarried, 29 October 1856.

May 2008

Saxby, St Helen, hatchment, John Scarbrough
Saxby, St Helen, Interior
Saxby, St Helen, Interior
Saxby, St Helen, Interior

The interior of St Helen's retains its 18th century furnishings, including Ionic pilasters.

May 2008

Saxby, St Helen, interior