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Description: Church of St Leonard
Date Listed: 20 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 324585
OS Grid Reference: SD7378277192
OS Grid Coordinates: 373782, 477192
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1898, -2.4033
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INGLETON CHAPEL LE DALE
SD 77 NW
6/5 Church of St Leonard
Chapel. Late C17 with C18 alterations, restored 1869. Slobbered squared limestone
rubble, stone dressings, stone slate roof. South entrance porch, west bellcote,
3 bay nave, 1 bay chancel. South porch: mid-C19 chamfered round arch and moulded
impost blocks and keystone; cruciform finial. Internal mid-C18 round arch,
plain jambs on moulded bases, imposts, moulded keyed round arch, plank door.
Corbelled west bellcote, probably mid-C18, gabled with open pediment to west
and keyed basket arch to louvre on east. Single light west window with chamfered
round arch. Two 2-light chamfered windows with round heads and cavetto mullions
to nave. Slate sundial with gnomon. 3-light chamfered mullioned window to
chancel. East chancel window has 2 lights with round heads; C17 jambs and
sill. c1980 mullion, mid C19 head. Occulus above. Mid-C19 cruciform finial.
Interior: 4 bay king post roof trusses with moulded king posts and V struts
to principal rafters, restored 1869. Projecting mid-C19 common rafters. Mid-C17
altar rail, turned balusters, moulded rails. White marble memorial on west
wall of nave with foliate brackets, Tudor arch and raked embattled parapet
on dark marble backplate inscribed:
TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO THROUGH ACCIDENTS
LOST THEIR LIVES, IN CONSTRUCTING THE RAILWAY
WORKS, BETWEEN SETTLE, AND DENT HEAD. THIS
TABLET WAS ERECTED AT THE JOINT EXPENSE, OF
THEIR FELLOW WORKMEN AND THE MIDLAND RAILWAY
COMPANY 1869 TO 1876"
Listing NGR: SD7378277192
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Source: English Heritage
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