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Church of St Wilfrid

A Grade II Listed Building in South Stainley with Cayton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0637 / 54°3'49"N

Longitude: -1.5327 / 1°31'57"W

OS Eastings: 430683

OS Northings: 463181

OS Grid: SE306631

Mapcode National: GBR KPQG.Z1

Mapcode Global: WHC87.F4C1

Plus Code: 9C6W3F78+FW

Entry Name: Church of St Wilfrid

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331626

ID on this website: 101174269

Location: St Wilfrid's Church, South Stainley, North Yorkshire, HG3

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: South Stainley with Cayton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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SE 36 SW (east side)
South Stainley
2/119 Church of St Wilfrid


Church of St Wilfrid. 1845 probably by John Oates ofHarrogate. Magnesian
limestone; steeply-pitched blue slate roof. 4-bay nave with west bellcote,
south porch to bay 1 and a 3-bay chancel. with north vestry. In an Early
English style. Plinth. The porch has a roll-moulded pointed arch and
attached columns plus hoodmould; the steeply-pitched roof has a coping with
an ornate cross finial. 3 paired lancet windows to the nave, divided by
buttresses; a roll-moulded string course at window sill level is carried
around the building. The chancel has a central chamfered pointed-arched
doorway flanked by lancet windows and buttresses. Gable copings to nave and
chancel. A 3-light east window, the central light taller with a stepped
hoodmould. North side: lancet windows as south side; west end: 2 lancet
windows divided by a deep stepped buttress terminating in a corbel
supporting the bellcote composed of 4 shouldered arches containing 2 bells,
with spire and weather-vane. Interior: moulded stone corbels support large
roof timbers in cruck-style construction; the chancel arch is suitably tall
and narrow. The church cost £800 to rebuild, the stone coming from quarries
on the nearby Stainley Gill. The Rev J B Wayte was the vicar and a few
carved stones from the earlier church remain.

Listing NGR: SE3068363181

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