Description: Church of Saint Joseph and Saint James
Date Listed: 12 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330671
OS Grid Reference: SE3428152683
OS Grid Coordinates: 434281, 452683
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9691, -1.4789
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SE 35 SW FOLLIFOOT PLOMPTON ROAD
4/8 Church of Saint Joseph
and Saint James
Church. 1848. For Sir Joseph Radcliffe and Rev James Tripp, Rector of
Spofforth. Rock-faced gritstone with sandstone dressings; slate roof. 3-
bay nave with central south porch and west bellcote; 1-bay chancel with
small vestry on north side. Compact Gothic Style: gabled porch with hood-
mould and head-stops to pointed arch; low side walls with trefoil windows.
Lancet windows throughout, of one light at east end and 3 lights to west.
Diagonal buttresses, ashlar gable copings, shaped kneelers. Interior:
marble reredos includes symbols of the Evangelists. The 3 windows in the
chancel were dedicated 1879-81 to the memory of Sir Joseph Radcliffe, Bart.
The church was built as a chapel of ease to Spofforth Church and was opened
22nd October 1848.
Listing NGR: SE3428152683
Source: English Heritage
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