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Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Burton Leonard, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0698 / 54°4'11"N

Longitude: -1.5003 / 1°30'1"W

OS Eastings: 432799

OS Northings: 463877

OS Grid: SE327638

Mapcode National: GBR KPYC.ZV

Mapcode Global: WHC81.XYRX

Plus Code: 9C6W3F9X+WV

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331759

Location: Burton Leonard, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Burton Leonard

Built-Up Area: Burton Leonard

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Burton Leonard St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Church. 1878. Ashlar, red clay tile roof. 3-bay nave with south porch and
west bellcote, 2-bay chancel. In Gothic style. 2- and 3-light Decorated.
traceried windows with hoodmoulds, moulded string at sill level, stepped
buttresses to angles and between bays. Double-chamfered arch to porch,
blind tracery and a statue in a niche above. Paired 2-light window to west
end, 5-light east window. Bellcote with single bell under a pediment
surmounted by a cross. Interior: high and wide chancel arch with painted
lettering above. The east window has an Ascension scene and is signed ,
"J. B. CAPRONNIER BRUXELLES FECIT 1879". The church stands on the site of
2 earlier structures, the first completed by 1242, and rebuilt in 1782. The
present church was built largely at the expense of Mr James Brown of
Copgrove Hall; a notice on the church door indicates that a £60 grant was
received from the Incorporated Society for Building of Churches in 1877.
H F Diggle, Burton Leonard Church Centenary leaflet, 1978.

Listing NGR: SE3279963877

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