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All Saints Church, Wykeham

Description: All Saints Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 327437

OS Grid Reference: SE9648283393
OS Grid Coordinates: 496482, 483393
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2372, -0.5212

Location: A170, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO13 9QB

Locality: Wykeham
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO13 9QB

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Listing Text

SE 9683 WYKEHAM A 170
(north side)

14/117 All Saints Church


Church. 1853-55. By William Butterfield. Dressed sandstone with sandstone
ashlar quoins, dressings and buttresses; slate roofs. 4-bay aisled nave,
with clerestory; south porch; chancel, organ loft and vestry. Late C13
style. Buttressed west end has two 2-light windows with foiled Y-tracery
separated by a massive buttress with steep offsets. Single foiled lancet
above. Aisle west walls have single rectangular lights. Gabled and
buttressed south porch contains triple-chamfered pointed opening with
moulded broach-stopped jambs, and a quatrefoil light above. Interior of
porch has corbelled rib vault with foliate boss to centre. Pointed doorway
has hood-mould on foliate corbels. To east of porch are three 2-light
windows with Y-tracery, 2 with foils. 3 roundels to clerestory, each
enclosing a quatrefoil. On the north side a massive extruded chimney stack
with offsets is flanked by two 2-light Y-tracery windows. North side of
chancel has a pointed vestry door to left of a foiled Y-tracery window. On
the south side are paired windows each of 2 foiled pointed lights beneath Y-
tracery. The east window is of 3 lights with foiled pointed heads beneath a
continuous hood-mould raked at each end to form gablets. Trefoil light
above. East end of vestry to north has paired foiled lights. All window
openings are chamfered, in quoined surrounds. Corbel table to chancel. All
roofs are steeply pitched. Coped gables to chancel and porch. Gable
crosses to chancel, west end and porch. Interior: arcade of double
chamfered arches, the westernmost lower than the others. The westernmost
pier is of square section and chamfered with broach stops, and has an
attached shaft to the eastern face. Remaining piers are octagonal with head
stops. Pointed chamfered chancel arch on corbels. Fittings designed by
Butterfield include the pulpit, an octagonal font with tester, and brass
altar candlesticks. The east window of 1855 is by William Wailes of
Newcastle. Choir stalls, altar rails, litany desk and tall candelabra of
1937, by Robert Thompson of Kilburn, the "Mouseman". N Pevsner, The
Buildings of England; Yorkshire, The North Riding, 1966; pp 404 - 5.
P Thompson, William Butterfield, 1971.

Listing NGR: SE9648283393

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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