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Church of St Andrew, Boroughbridge

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 15 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 330318

OS Grid Reference: SE4059966430
OS Grid Coordinates: 440599, 466430
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0922, -1.3808

Location: Back Street, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire YO51 9ER

Locality: Boroughbridge
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO51 9ER

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There is also a scheduled monument, Aldborough Cross, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

6/53 (south side, off)
Church of St Andrew


Church. North chantry chapel founded 1333. 4-bay nave arcade and north aisle.
c.1360, south aisle rebuilt 1827, similar style. C15 flat-arched clerestory, low
battlemented west tower and 3-bay chancel with 5-light east window. Red sandstone.
Lead roof. Nave arcade of octagonal piers with double-chamfered arches intersecting
at the springing point with vertical pieces standing on the abaci. Hood moulds and
large head stops to north side. Panelled roof with bosses; restored C16. Stained
glass to north aisle: C14 canopies of figures which have not survived. Sculpture:
weathered Roman figure of Mercury; C16(?) wooden panel of Daniel in the Lions Den.
Memorial Slabs Aldeburgh family of 1430 and 1475, the latter commerorating William of
Aldburgh, connected with the building of chancel, clerestory and tower. Well-
preserved 6 ft brass of William of Adleburgh c1360. C18 pedimented wooden
breadshelves. Communion rail of c.1700. C17 panelling in chancel brought from

Listing NGR: SE4059566429

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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