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Church of St Peter, Rylstone

Description: Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324832

OS Grid Reference: SD9717358840
OS Grid Coordinates: 397173, 458840
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0256, -2.0446

Location: Rylstone, North Yorkshire BD23 6LH

Locality: Rylstone
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6LH

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Listing Text

SD 9658-9758
(north side)
15/78 Church of St. Peter
Church. 1853 by E.G. Paley of Lancaster. Coursed squared gritstone,
graduated stone slate roof. 3-stage west tower, 4-bay nave and chancel in
one, north and south aisles and south porch. In Gothic style. Tower: offset
diagonal buttresses; stair to south-east; Perpendicular-style west windows
of 3 lights with hoodmould to first stage, 2 lights to second, and to each
side of third stage a C15 - C16 style flat-headed 3-light window with
hoodmould; moulded crenellated parapet. Nave and chancel: Decorated-style
porch, and 2-light side windows with hoodmoulds; clerestory windows as
tower 3rd stage; 5-light Decorated style east window, Interior: porch side
benches are supported by fragments of cusped window tracery; octagonal
pillars to nave supporting double-chamfered arches; wide tower arch with
corbelled inner order; plain chancel arch; contemporary pulpit and font.
War memorial in chancel to Richard Waddilove Esquire of Rylstone who
bequeathed £1000 towards the rebuilding of the church, d.1850; another
Memorial to Abraham Maude, d. ?1876, who helped with the cost of rebuilding
the church school, schoolhouse and rectory at Rylstone.

Listing NGR: SD9717358840

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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