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Church of All Saints, Cawood

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 325869

OS Grid Reference: SE5777937790
OS Grid Coordinates: 457779, 437790
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8332, -1.1235

Location: Church End, Cawood, North Yorkshire YO8 3TB

Locality: Cawood
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO8 3TB

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/8 Church of All Saints
17.11.66 (Formerly listed
under General)

Church. C12-C15 with C19 and C20 rebuilding and restoration. Magnesian
limestone ashlar with red plain tile roof and stone slates to porch.
2-bay chancel, 4-bay aisled nave, south porch and south-west tower. C13
chancel with C14 north aisle now vestry with straight-headed windows
with Perpendicular tracery. To south side 2 lancet windows and badly-
weathered door with roll moulding and remains of moulded capitals. The
second bay shows blocked arcade indicating removal of former chapel.
5-light pointed Perpendicular east window. Nave: 3-light, flat-arched
trefoil-headed windows. Mid-late C12 gable-ended west wall has recut
transitional doorway of 2 orders and nookshafts with waterleaf capitals.
Door has decorative strap hinges. South porch rebuilt in 1935 covers
original round-arched door with partly recut head. Early C15 bell tower
in 3 stages has polygonal angle buttresses surmounted by crockets to
first stage and diagonal buttresses with set-offs above. Ogee-arched
3-light window to ground floor with restored Perpendicular tracery.
First stage: crocketed nodding-ogee-headed niche containing C20 statue
of the Blesses Virgin Mary on pedestal; to north and south trefoiled
lights under flat arches with drip moulds. Recessed bell stage:
3-light ogee-arched bell openings with restored Perpendicular tracery
under drip moulds with carved stops. String-course, buttresses,
battlements and angle pinnacles. Interior: chancel arcade of double-
chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Nave: C13 south arcade of double-
chamfered arches on quatrefoil piers with water-holding bases and
moulded capitals. Mid C14 tower arch. Wall monument to George
Mountain, Archbishop of York d.1623, with life-size frontal demi-figure.
Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, pp 159-60.

Listing NGR: SE5777937798

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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