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Church of Saint Lawrence

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aldfield, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1204 / 54°7'13"N

Longitude: -1.5948 / 1°35'41"W

OS Eastings: 426582

OS Northings: 469471

OS Grid: SE265694

Mapcode National: GBR KN9S.JP

Mapcode Global: WHC7T.GPSL

Plus Code: 9C6W4CC4+53

Entry Name: Church of Saint Lawrence

Listing Date: 6 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331005

ID on this website: 101149796

Location: Church of St Lawrence the Martyr, Aldfield, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Aldfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Church of Saint Lawrence. Mid - late C18. Coursed gritstone rubble,
Westmorland slate roof. 3-bay nave, west bell-cote, north transept with
vestry, shallow east projection. South side: central 6-panel double door,
chamfered jambs, under round-arched window with Gothick tracery. Flanking
Gothick windows with Y tracery. Below eaves, centre: sundial with
inscription: '1696 Mr. A. SMITH R.W R.L'. Gable copings, lead covered.
Rear (north) side: projecting north transept of well-dressed stone. West
end: bell-cote supported by a projecting shouldered buttress with central
studded board door and stone steps, possibly a mounting block, to left.
East window in narrow gabled projection has 2 trefoil-headed lights and
quatrefoil. Interior: reduced pointed arch to vestry; shallow sanctuary
area paved in marble and stone slabs; vaulted ceiling with moulded plaster
ribs; 3-decker pulpit with sounding board and original candlesticks to right
of entrance; low altar rail with turned balusters; box pews throughout the
body of the church, and an organ inserted across the west doorway.

Listing NGR: SE2658269471

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