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Parish Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Otley, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.9041 / 53°54'14"N

Longitude: -1.6947 / 1°41'40"W

OS Eastings: 420157

OS Northings: 445364

OS Grid: SE201453

Mapcode National: GBR JRL9.X7

Mapcode Global: WHC8X.Y45F

Plus Code: 9C5WW834+J4

Entry Name: Parish Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 30 July 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341449

Also known as: All Saints' Church, Otley

ID on this website: 101200290

Location: All Saints Church, Otley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS21

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Otley

Built-Up Area: Otley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Otley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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805/1/1 KIRKGATE
30-JUL-51 (West side)


The chancel and transepts of rubble stone are the earliest parts; they
now have tall "Perpendicular" windows but the chancel also has two Norman
windows, and traces of another one destroyed by the insertion of "Perpendicular"
window in east end. Spacious nave with eastern window above the chancel.
Aisles of C14 to C15 with embattled parapets and Perpendicular windows.
Western tower probably C14 or C15, with embattled parapet and small lead-covered
wooden spire, the South porch is typical C18. On the North side are
parts of a Norman doorway, probably not in original position. Inside
West end of North aisle are shafts of three Saxon crosses and a massive
mediaeval grave slab with Gothic lettering. The oak pulpit is of typical
Georgian work. There are many monuments to members of important local
families, the most interesting one being an alter tomb with recumbent
effigies of grandparents of Thomas, Lord Fairfax, the commander of the
Parliamentary army in the Civil War. Cl9 railings to Church Lane, standards
with arrow heads.

Parish Church of All Saints and Memorial to victims of Bramhope Tunnel
Disaster form a group with Nos 1 and 2 Church Lane.

Listing NGR: SE2016345363

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