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Church of Saint Lawrence, Aldfield

Description: Church of Saint Lawrence

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 331005

OS Grid Reference: SE2658269471
OS Grid Coordinates: 426582, 469471
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1204, -1.5948

Location: Moor Lane, Aldfield, North Yorkshire HG4 3BE

Locality: Aldfield
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 3BE

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Listing Text

(north side)

8/3 Church of Saint Lawrence



Church of Saint Lawrence. Mid - late C18. Coursed gritstone rubble,
Westmorland slate roof. 3-bay nave, west bell-cote, north transept with
vestry, shallow east projection. South side: central 6-panel double door,
chamfered jambs, under round-arched window with Gothick tracery. Flanking
Gothick windows with Y tracery. Below eaves, centre: sundial with
inscription: '1696 Mr. A. SMITH R.W R.L'. Gable copings, lead covered.
Rear (north) side: projecting north transept of well-dressed stone. West
end: bell-cote supported by a projecting shouldered buttress with central
studded board door and stone steps, possibly a mounting block, to left.
East window in narrow gabled projection has 2 trefoil-headed lights and
quatrefoil. Interior: reduced pointed arch to vestry; shallow sanctuary
area paved in marble and stone slabs; vaulted ceiling with moulded plaster
ribs; 3-decker pulpit with sounding board and original candlesticks to right
of entrance; low altar rail with turned balusters; box pews throughout the
body of the church, and an organ inserted across the west doorway.

Listing NGR: SE2658269471

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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