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Church of St Matthew, Leyburn

Description: Church of St Matthew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 321771

OS Grid Reference: SE1137990393
OS Grid Coordinates: 411379, 490393
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3090, -1.8266

Location: Harmby Road, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5AY

Locality: Leyburn
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 5AY

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Listing Text

(north side)

12/22 Church of St Matthew

- II

Church. 1868. By C G Wray. Coursed sandstone, Welsh slate roof. West
tower, nave with north aisle, chancel with north vestry, south porch.
Tower: 3 storeys; 3-light Decorated west window with clock above, projecting
stair turret on south-east corner, small lancets to north and south of
ringing chamber, 2-light belfry openings with 5-cusped heads and cinquefoil
above. Gabled south porch. Nave: 4 bays divided by stepped buttresses,
2-light windows of reticulated quatrefoils. Chancel: 2 bays, 5-light
Decorated east window. Interior: 4-bay arcade with circular columns,
double-chamfered arches. Hammerbeam roof to nave.

Listing NGR: SE1137990393

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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