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Church of St Patrick, Patrick Brompton

Description: Church of St Patrick

Grade: I
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 322465

OS Grid Reference: SE2191090701
OS Grid Coordinates: 421910, 490701
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3114, -1.6647

Location: A684, Patrick Brompton, North Yorkshire DL8 1JW

Locality: Patrick Brompton
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 1JW

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Listing Text

SE 29 SW (north side)

4/72 Church of St Patrick



Church. Late C12, c1320, restored 1864. Sandstone, Westmorland slate
roofs. C19 west tower, late C12 nave with C14 aisles, C19 south porch, C14
chancel and vestry, early C20 organ chamber. Tower: rusticated stone. 3
stages. Plinth. Stepped diagonal buttresses. South side: on second stage,
lancet window and clock set in gablet with crockets and finial; 2-light
pointed belfry opening on third stage. West side: matching and with first-
stage window of 2 trefoiled lights with hoodmould with head stops. Porch:
ashlar. Early-English style doorway; gable. Inner doorway: C12, of 3
pointed orders with roll, chevron and zigzag motifs, with water-leaf
capitals to shafts. South aisle: coursed stone. 4 bays divided by stepped
buttresses, porch in second bay. 3 windows of 2 trefoiled lights. Parapet
with corner finials. In west end, C19 lancet window with tracery and
hoodmould with head stops. East window of 3 lights, with reticulated
tracery. Nave: coping to right, with gable cross. North aisle: 4 bays
divided by stepped buttresses. From east: window of 2 trefoiled lights with
quatrefoil above; 2-light Y-tracery window; triangular window with tracery
of 3 circles and round-arched roll-moulded blocked doorway; window of 2
trefoiled lights with trefoil above and hoodmould. Trefoil-headed lancet on
west side. Chancel: ashlar. 3 bays divided by stepped buttresses with
pinnacles; windows of 2 ogee-headed lights and in first bay a low ogee-
headed single-light window and in second bay a priest's door with roll
flanked by deep hollows on continuously-moulded arris, with hoodmould with
head stops, and to its right a blind trefoil-headed image niche. Chancel
east window: of 5 lights with reticulated tracery. Vestry: segmental-
pointed east window of 3 segmental-pointed cinquefoiled lights, with
matching transoms and hoodmould with head stops. North vestry window of 2
trefoiled lights with circle above, hoodmould with head stops; organ chamber
triangular window containing tracery of 3 quatrefoils. Interior: C12 four-
bay north arcade, of shafted columns with water-leaf capitals and rolled
pointed arches with chevrons, the easternmost arch lower and of slightly
earlier date. C14 four-bay south arcade of filleted quadrilobate columns
with octagonal capitals and arches of 2 stepped chamfered orders, the
easternmost arch earlier, with chevron and roll motifs. Tall chancel arch
with filleted rolls, with hoodmould with head stops. Above, 3 stepped
lancet openings. To north of C19 tower arch, chamfered doorway, with image
corbel above, and steps formerly up to rood loft. North aisle: blocked
single-light east window, trefoiled and with shouldered head with ball
flowers. South aisle, east end: to left and right of window, an image
corbel; trefoiled piscina with shelf above in gabled canopy; water-leaf
capital, formerly the western respond of easternmost arch of south arcade.
Chancel of ashlar, with scrolled string stepping up around openings and
hoodmoulds with large head stops to windows. In south wall, 3-seat sedilia
with trefoiled canopies divided by columns below the heads of a bishop and
priest, with crocketed gables with finials, all set within panelled
buttresses with finials. Piscina with trefoiled head within hoodmould with
head stops. East wall: on each side of window a niche with nodding ogee
crocketed canopy, the base supported on a grotesque head to the left, and a
king to the right, and with devilish head stops below side shafts. North
wall: tomb recess with trefoiled pointed arch, richly moulded, flanked by
panelled buttresses with finials; vestry doorway with continuously hollow-
moulded pointed arch; former window of 2 trefoiled lights with circle above.
In chancel: small brass below piscina to Thomas Lowden, d1666, and wall
monuments to Gregory Elsley, Gent, c1716, with elaborate cartouche above a
skull, Rev Heneage Elsley d1833 with Greek inscription by Skelton of York,
and Gregory Elsley Esq d1823 by Webster of Kendal. Turned baluster altar
rail in south aisle. C19 benefaction boards on south wall. Fragments of
medieval glass in west window of north aisle. Near north respond of chancel
arch, part of a wheeled cross head. H B McCall, Richmondshire Churches,
(1910), pp 105-122; VCH i, pp 337-339.

Listing NGR: SE2191090700

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Source: English Heritage

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