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Church of St Mary, Carleton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324432

OS Grid Reference: SD9736649821
OS Grid Coordinates: 397366, 449821
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9445, -2.0416

Location: Church Close, Carleton, North Yorkshire BD23 3HB

Locality: Carleton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 3HB

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Listing Text


10/53 Church of St Mary


Parish church, 1859. By F H Pownall in a vigorous Gothic. Rock-faced stone and
stone slate roof. 5-bay nave with aisles, lower 2-bay chancel, west tower and
south porch. The detail is mostly Geometrical, with east window of 5 lights,
west window of 4 lights, and cinquefoil windows to the clerestorey. Cusped lights
to aisles, paired and in threes, and 2-light cusped bell-openings. Tower of 4
stages with trefoil-headed west doorway, diagonal buttress to northwest corner
and angle buttresses to southwest which embrace a square turret, splayed back
to an octagon above and ending in a pyramidal stone roof.
Interior: The nave roof is of arch-braced collars and the chancel has a wagon
roof. Arcades on columns and moulded chancel arch. Contemporary fittings except
plain Norman font; east window with Tree of Jesse by Clayton and Bell, and west
window with good Te Deum of c 1900.

Listing NGR: SD9736649821

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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