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Church of All Saints, Thirkleby High and Low with Osgodby

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332920

OS Grid Reference: SE4731178732
OS Grid Coordinates: 447311, 478732
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2022, -1.2762

Location: Thirkleby High and Low with Osgodby, North Yorkshire YO7 2AU

Locality: Thirkleby High and Low with Osgodby
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 2AU

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Listing Text

(west side, off), Thirkleby
4/61 Church of All Saints
- II*

Church. 1851 by E B Lamb for Lady Frankland. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings;
tile roofs with Welsh slates to aisles. 3-bay aisled nave with north-west porch
and tower, lower 2-bay aisles chancel with south-east Frankland chapel and north
vestry. In Decorated style with offset buttresses; chamfered plinth and bands;
windows pointed-headed to nave, pointed-arched to chancel, all with hoodmoulds;
corbelled eaves; diaper-patterned nave and chancel roofs with gabled kneelers and
ashlar coping. 2-stage tower has: octagonal vice with small trefoils below conical
stone roof; on first stage circular windows to west and east and 3-light window
to north; offset 2nd stage with 2-light windows; cavetto eaves band with ball
flowers; broached spire with ball finials to broaches, lucarnes, scalloped capstone
and iron finial. Nave: west end has 4-light pointed-arch window, gabled porch
on left with open-panelled double-door in heavily-moulded surround under spherical-
triangle date panel and inner board door with decorative ironwork and circular
panel, and to south-aisle end a circular window with triangular and trefoil tracery
and a stepped gable. South side has 2-light aisle windows and 1-light clerestory
windows. Chancel, south side; two 1-light windows to aisle and one of 2-lights
with elaborately-traceried head to chapel which rises as hexagonal tower with
buttresses and coped parapet on moulded band; cross finial to east gable. East
chancel window of 3 lights with star in head and small circular window above, chapel
having a blind window of 2 lights with heraldic shields. Interior: moulded pointed-
arched nave arcades on octagonal columns with floral ornament; similar tower arch,
taller roll-moulded pointed arch on corbelled columns with floral capitals to
chancel. Hammer-beam nave and chancel roofs with shields at ends of corbels;
curved principal rafters to aisles with fretted timber spandrels. Cusped niches
with painted figures flank east window. Contemporary altar rail, font, screen to
chapel and Minton floor tiles to chancel and chapel which has ribbed vault with
initialled boss, set of 3 x 2 niches at east end, with floral-decorated capitals,
elaborate ogee heads, finials and brass memorial plaques, and other niches in
remaining walls. Other memorials in the nave to members of the Frankland family
include one to Sir Thomas Frankland, who built the previous church in 1722,,and
coats of arms. The church was built by Lady Frankland in memory of her husband.
W Grainge, The Vale of Mowbray; a historical and topographical account of Thirsk
and its Neighbourhood (1859), p 193.

Listing NGR: SE4731178732

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Source: English Heritage

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