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Church of All Saints, Rufforth with Knapton

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331691

OS Grid Reference: SE5276751491
OS Grid Coordinates: 452767, 451491
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9568, -1.1973

Location: B1224, Rufforth, York YO26 6QG

Locality: Rufforth with Knapton
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO26 6QG

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Listing Text

(north-east side)

5/49 Church of All Saints


Church. 1894-5, by J Demaine and W Brierley incorporating elements of
earlier church on same site. Ashlar with slate and leaded roofs. 4-bay
nave with south porch and aisle, south tower and single-bay chancel, in
Victorian Gothic style. West front: 3-light traceried pointed window
flanked by buttresses. To right: return wall of south porch, blind except
for one square-headed window. Nave south front: round-arched doorway to
porch with foliate decoration to arch and elaborate empty statue niche
above. 2- and 3-light square-headed windows in Perpendicular style to
aisle. Nave north side: 2-light pointed traceried windows except for
single-light, square-headed window to east bay. Tower: massive plain tower
with staircase turret to west. South facade: original C12 round-arched
doorway with 3-light, square-headed window to right and small staircase
window above to left. Clock beneath ogee hood interrupts 2-light
belfry opening which is repeated to each face. Cornice band extending
around tower reads "To the glory of God and in pious memory of George
Middlewood of Rufforth Anno Domini 1894. Lord have loved the habitation
of They House, and the place where They Honour dwelleth". Squat recessed
spire. Chancel: to south a 2-light traceried pointed window; to north a 3-
light round-arched traceried window. East front: 5-light traceried pointed
window flanked by buttresses. Interior: north aisle has original Y-tracery
window incorporated in west wall and 3-light Perpendicular window
incorporated in east wall.

Listing NGR: SE5276751491

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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