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Church of Saints Gregory and Cuthbert, Kildale

Description: Church of Saints Gregory and Cuthbert

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333197

OS Grid Reference: NZ6043009587
OS Grid Coordinates: 460430, 509587
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4781, -1.0689

Location: Station Road, Kildale, North Yorkshire YO21 2RJ

Locality: Kildale
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 2RJ

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Listing Text

NZ 60 NW
North side (off)
6/138 Church of Saints
23/6/66 Gregory and Cuthbert


Parish church. Rebuilt on site of previous church 1868, by Fowler
Jones of York (Pevsner, p.207). Rock-faced stone with ashlar
dressings; Welsh slate roofs; ashlar copings and ridges. 2-stage
west tower; 4-bay nave with north aisle and south porch; lower 2-bay
chancel with north vestry. In Decorated style. Quoins; chamfered
plinth; buttresses with offsets; eaves band; gable crosses. Tower:
corner buttresses; south-east vice with trefoil band below attached
stone spire with grotesque finial; 2-light west window below band
of 3 coats of arms; slit windows at top of lower stage; louvred
belfry opening with hoodmould to each side; corner gargoyles linked
by dentilled eaves band; pyramidal roof with weather vane. Nave:
gabled porch has tripartite-headed doorway with hoodmould and open-
traceried double door (now glazed): medieval carved stones in gable,
central one with flower. 1-light window to left of porch, 2 of 3
lights to right having cusped lights below cinquefoils all with
hoodmoulds. North aisle has 4 cusped lights and a 2-light plate-
tracery window to west end. Chancel: priest's door with hoodmould
flanked by 1-light windows; 3-light east window. Interior: in
porch 4 medieval grave covers, 2 having raised crosses with fleur-
de-lis terminals, one with inscribed fleury cross, and the 4th with
inscribed cross and sword. At west end, circular head of medieval
cross. East window 1898 by Kempe (Pevsner p207). Probably C16
font, having circular base and column supporting circular basin
with tapering ribs. Probably C12 font, circular, with roll-moulded
base and slightly tapered sides.

N. Pevsner, Buildings of England : Yorkshire, The North Riding,

Listing NGR: NZ6043009587

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Source: English Heritage

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