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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Long Marston, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9506 / 53°57'2"N

Longitude: -1.2317 / 1°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 450517

OS Northings: 450777

OS Grid: SE505507

Mapcode National: GBR MQVR.4K

Mapcode Global: WHD9X.1YRR

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331726

Location: Long Marston, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO26

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Long Marston

Built-Up Area: Long Marston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Marston Moor

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


(east side)

5/25 Church of All Saints


- I

Church. c1400 on a C12 site or reusing C12 materials, tower added C15.
North transept added at restoration late C19. Tower of coursed squared
ashlar, nave and chancel in one, of coursed cobbles with limestone plinth
and quoins, graduated stone slate roof. 3-stage Perpendicular tower, 4-bay
nave with north aisle and transept chapel, 2-bay chancel. Tower has 3-light
west window, clock above; 2-light, 4-centred arched openings to second and
belfry stages. String course, battlemented parapet with gargoyles and
crocketed finials. Staircase tower attached to south side. Nave: board
south door bay 2 in late C12 arch with 3 orders of colonnettes and waterleaf
capitals; a contemporary round-headed window to right. Blocked round-arched
doorway chancel left, and a second blocked doorway with shouldered arch to
centre of chancel. Four 2-light square-headed Perpendicular windows of
2 lights to bays 1 and 3 of the nave and bays 1 and 2 of the chancel. East
window of 3 lights, reticulated tracery under a hoodmould with head stops;
vestry east window of 2 lights as south side. North side: blocked nave
door; C19 three-light decorated window to projecting transept, flanked by
aisle windows of 3 round-headed lights with hollow-chamfered mullions.
Interior. Nave north arcade of 3 bays with heavy round piers, moulded
capitals and round arches with slight chamfers. A narrow splayed round-
headed window in the north wall of the chancel opens into the later vestry.
Double chamfers to tower arch. Monument to Jacob Thwaites (1602) on
the north wall of the tower is decorated with gadrooning, lion masks,
strapwork and coats of arms. A weathered stone block with chamfered corners
and a hollow in the top is thought to have been a font but may be a cross
base. The pulpit, altar and altar rails were erected 1880-1900; the 1880
east window is by Hardman. Colonel Edward Wolfe and Henrietta Thompson,
(probably of Long Marston Hall (qv)) the parents of James Wolfe of Quebec,
were married at the church in 1727. N Pevsner, Buildings of England
Yorkshire: West Riding, (1967), p 355.

Listing NGR: SE5052150776

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