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Church of All Saints, Wistow

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 325908

OS Grid Reference: SE5923035655
OS Grid Coordinates: 459230, 435655
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8138, -1.1019

Location: Church Hill, Wistow, North Yorkshire YO8 3UU

Locality: Wistow
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO8 3UU

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Listing Text


(north side)

1/47 Church of All Saints
17.11.66 (Formerly listed
under General)

Church. C13, C14, C15 with probable earlier origins and C19 vestry and
restoration. Magnesian limestone with red plain tile and Welsh slate
roof. 3-bay chancel, aisled 3-bay nave, south porch and west tower.
Chancel: C15 flat-headed windows of 3 trefoil-headed lights. C14
5-light east window with Curvilinear tracery. Nave: aisles retain C13
lancet windows and door to west. Window with Y-tracery to east end of
south aisle, window with cusped intersecting tracery to north aisle. A
similar window inserted in C19 vestry. Otherwise windows with
Perpendicular tracery. Perpendicular 3-stage tower with stepped
diagonal buttresses. Doorway to west has hood-mould with 2 demi-figures
of angels as stops. Similar hood-moulds to window and bell-openings.
Interior: early C13 arcade to south aisle has short cylindrical piers,
keeled responds, and double-chamfered arches on octagonal piers.
Blocked doorway in north aisle contains C18 carved death's head and
painted shield. Some medieval glass to lancets in nave aisles.
Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, p555.

Listing NGR: SE5923135656

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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