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Church of St Leonard, Burton Leonard

Description: Church of St Leonard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331759

OS Grid Reference: SE3279963877
OS Grid Coordinates: 432799, 463877
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0698, -1.5003

Location: Straight Lane, Burton Leonard, North Yorkshire HG3 3SA

Locality: Burton Leonard
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 3SA

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/2 Church of St Leonard


Church. 1878. Ashlar, red clay tile roof. 3-bay nave with south porch and
west bellcote, 2-bay chancel. In Gothic style. 2- and 3-light Decorated.
traceried windows with hoodmoulds, moulded string at sill level, stepped
buttresses to angles and between bays. Double-chamfered arch to porch,
blind tracery and a statue in a niche above. Paired 2-light window to west
end, 5-light east window. Bellcote with single bell under a pediment
surmounted by a cross. Interior: high and wide chancel arch with painted
lettering above. The east window has an Ascension scene and is signed ,
"J. B. CAPRONNIER BRUXELLES FECIT 1879". The church stands on the site of
2 earlier structures, the first completed by 1242, and rebuilt in 1782. The
present church was built largely at the expense of Mr James Brown of
Copgrove Hall; a notice on the church door indicates that a £60 grant was
received from the Incorporated Society for Building of Churches in 1877.
H F Diggle, Burton Leonard Church Centenary leaflet, 1978.

Listing NGR: SE3279963877

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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