Description: Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 30 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 330544
OS Grid Reference: SE3646451079
OS Grid Coordinates: 436464, 451079
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9545, -1.4458
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SE 35 SE SPOFFORTH WITH STOCKELD HARROGATE ROAD
3/76 Church of All Saints
Church. C15 tower and late C12 remains in interior, otherwise rebuilt 1855
by J W Hugall for Rev James Tripp, Rector. Coursed gritstone, graduated
Westmorland slate roof. Rebuild in Norman Revival style. West tower, nave
of 5 bays, north and south aisles, south porch, chancel of 2 bays. The west
tower has 4 stages, Perpendicular windows, off-set diagonal buttresses,
clock, battlemented parapet. Nave clerestory and aisles have round-headed
lancet windows with hoodmoulds and pilaster strips. Nave south door has
much-restored beak-head decoration. Chancel has similar windows and blind
arcading. East window of 3 lancets. Interior: north aisle arcade of
quatrefoil piers and single-step arches, zig-zag ornamentation under the
2 western arches. South arcade has 3 circular and 1 octagonal pier.
Chancel arch (late C12) has hollow chamfers with billets. Monument in north
wall of chancel to Sir Robert de Plumpton, died c1323, has the figure of a
Knight, under a cusped recess. An engraving in the tower shows the church
c1854, before restoration.
Listing NGR: SE3646451079
Source: English Heritage
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