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Church of St Wilfrid

A Grade I Listed Building in Burnsall, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0496 / 54°2'58"N

Longitude: -1.9517 / 1°57'6"W

OS Eastings: 403257

OS Northings: 461516

OS Grid: SE032615

Mapcode National: GBR GPTM.72

Mapcode Global: WHB6W.ZGRV

Plus Code: 9C6W22XX+R8

Entry Name: Church of St Wilfrid

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323747

ID on this website: 101131740

Location: St Wilfrid's Church, Burnsall, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Burnsall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/02/2016

SE 06 SW

MAIN STREET (east side),
Church of St Wilfrid

(Formerly listed as Church of St Wilfred, B 6160 (east side))



Church. C13, C15, C16, C17 and restored 1858. Ashlar, coursed squared
stone. Graduated stone slate roof. West tower, clerestoried aisled nave
with south porch. Chancel with vestry and south chantry. Perpendicular 3-
stage tower: offset diagonal buttresses. Large arched Perpendicular west
window cusped of 3-lights with hoodmould, to right a board door in 4 centred
arch surround forming a buttressed porch with small 1-light window above.
Second stage has an octagonal sided clock face to west, to south a
Perpendicular segmental-arched 2-light window. Chamfered band. Arched
belfry windows, cusped of 3 lights, hoodmould. Moulded band. Embattled
parapet with 4 small pinnacles to each corner. Nave: Perpendicular, 3 bays.
Aisles, embracing the tower, of 4 bays. Plinth, to right of left-hand bay a
gabled south porch, offset angle buttresses, arched doorway with column to
each side, hoodmould, stone coping with gable cross. Inner board door,
arched surround. South aisle: offset angle buttresses. To left a 3-light
flat-headed window. To right two 3-light flat-headed windows, hoodmoulds,
chamfered parapet. Clerestory: three 2-light flat-headed windows with
hoodmoulds. Stone coping, gable cross. Chancel: 3 bays. Small offset
angle buttresses. To right of left-hand bay a board door in moulded arched
surround, shield in spandrels, flat hoodmould, flanked by arched, cusped 2-
light Perpendicular windows, hoodmoulds. To right an arched cusped Y-
tracery window of c1300. Stone coping, gable cross. East end: to centre
large 3-light arched cusped Perpendicular window with hoodmould. To right a
C16 two-light flat headed window with 4-centred arched lights, hoodmould.
To left a Y-tracery 2-light window of c1300, below it a board door in
chamfered surround with 3-centred arch. Interior: chamfered tower arch,
arcades, 3 bays, octagonal piers, double-chamfered arches. Similar chancel
arch. Chancel: 2 bays, similar arcades to nave. Font: Norman circular on a
square base. Jacobean pulpit on baluster feet. Good C14 alabaster panel of
the Nativity in the vestry, also fragments of pre Norman Conquest crosses
and hog backs.

Listing NGR: SE0325961510

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