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Church of St Andrew, Gargrave

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 324938

OS Grid Reference: SD9319553911
OS Grid Coordinates: 393195, 453911
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9812, -2.1052

Location: Church Lane, Gargrave, North Yorkshire BD23 3NE

Locality: Gargrave
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 3NE

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Listing Text

SD 95 SW (east side)

5/62 Church of St Andrew



Parish Church. West tower probably C16, rest 1852 by Rhode Hawkins. Sandstone
ashlar, yellowish to the tower and red to the remainder. Green slate roofs
except to aisles and tower, of lead. Nave, chancel, west tower, clasping
aisles, and north and south porches. The style is perpendicular throughout.
West tower has diagonal buttresses, battlements and eight pinnacles. Three-
light windows including that to west, which is surmounted by an empty niche with
cresting, below which is an inscription. The aisles are of seven bays and the
chancel is of two, all with 2-light pointed windows, whereas the clerestory has
2-light straight-headed windows. Inside there is a 6-bay arcade and the nave
roof is of an arch braced open type carried on angel corbels. That to the
chancel is similar but enriched. Stained glass throughout, the 3 east windows
and four chancel windows being a set of 1854 by Capronnier of Brussels. Those
in the chancel are of saints, and the remainder show the Resurection Crucifixion
and Baptism.

Listing NGR: SD9319553911

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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