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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7958 / 53°47'44"N

Longitude: -1.2606 / 1°15'38"W

OS Eastings: 448803

OS Northings: 433525

OS Grid: SE488335

Mapcode National: GBR MSMK.W2

Mapcode Global: WHDBN.LVYG

Plus Code: 9C5WQPWQ+8Q

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326369

Also known as: The Parish Church of All Saints Sherburn in Helmet

ID on this website: 101148444

Location: All Saints' Church, Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire, LS25

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Sherburn in Elmet

Built-Up Area: Sherburn in Elmet

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sherburn-in-Elmet All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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(west side)
6/31 Church of All Saints

Church. C12 nave and north aisle, C13 chancel with C14 south aisle and
extension to north aisle, C15 south aisle chapel, and later additions and
alterations including C16 clerestory, north aisle windows and heightening of
tower. East end restored in 1857 by Anthony Salvin and C19 vestry.
Magnesian limestone ashlar. 2-stage west tower, 4-bay aisled-nave (with
fifth bay embracing tower), south porch, south chapel, 2-bay chancel with
north vestry. Tower has massive diagonal off-set buttresses, twin-light
pointed bell openings to each side have Perpendicular tracery to heads,
battlements with crocketed pinnacles. South porch has re-used opening with
zigzag moulding to pointed head on shafts with waterleaf capitals. Round-
arched south door under hood-mould with keeled roll and plank door. South
chapel has diagonal buttress and straight-headed windows with 3 cinquefoil
lights. South aisle has 3-light pointed windows with Perpendicular tracery.
North aisle has single slit window, otherwise 3-light, straight-headed
Perpendicular windows, and similar windows to embattled clerestory. Chancel
has pointed plank priest's door and 3 lancets. Vestry to north side. East
end has 3 lancets with vesica to gable. Interior: triple-chamfered round
tower arch, with a round-arched shafted window above with waterleaf
capitals. Tower vault with chamfered ribs. Nave arcade of round arches on
cylindrical piers, some with scallop capitals. Niches for tombs to both
aisles. Ogee window between south aisle and chancel. Double chamfered
chancel arch. Against the east and south walls of the south aisle are the 2
faces of the C15 Janus cross. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979,
pp 481-2.

Listing NGR: SE4880633525

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