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Church of St Wilfrid

A Grade I Listed Building in Burnsall, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0496 / 54°2'58"N

Longitude: -1.9517 / 1°57'6"W

OS Eastings: 403257

OS Northings: 461516

OS Grid: SE032615

Mapcode National: GBR GPTM.72

Mapcode Global: WHB6W.ZGRV

Entry Name: Church of St Wilfrid

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323747

Location: Burnsall, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Burnsall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/02/2016


SE 06 SW
2/91

BURNSALL,
MAIN STREET (east side),
Church of St Wilfrid

(Formerly listed as Church of St Wilfred, B 6160 (east side))

10.9.54

I


Church. C13, C15, C16, C17 and restored 1858. Ashlar, coursed squared
stone. Graduated stone slate roof. West tower, clerestoried aisled nave
with south porch. Chancel with vestry and south chantry. Perpendicular 3-
stage tower: offset diagonal buttresses. Large arched Perpendicular west
window cusped of 3-lights with hoodmould, to right a board door in 4 centred
arch surround forming a buttressed porch with small 1-light window above.
Second stage has an octagonal sided clock face to west, to south a
Perpendicular segmental-arched 2-light window. Chamfered band. Arched
belfry windows, cusped of 3 lights, hoodmould. Moulded band. Embattled
parapet with 4 small pinnacles to each corner. Nave: Perpendicular, 3 bays.
Aisles, embracing the tower, of 4 bays. Plinth, to right of left-hand bay a
gabled south porch, offset angle buttresses, arched doorway with column to
each side, hoodmould, stone coping with gable cross. Inner board door,
arched surround. South aisle: offset angle buttresses. To left a 3-light
flat-headed window. To right two 3-light flat-headed windows, hoodmoulds,
chamfered parapet. Clerestory: three 2-light flat-headed windows with
hoodmoulds. Stone coping, gable cross. Chancel: 3 bays. Small offset
angle buttresses. To right of left-hand bay a board door in moulded arched
surround, shield in spandrels, flat hoodmould, flanked by arched, cusped 2-
light Perpendicular windows, hoodmoulds. To right an arched cusped Y-
tracery window of c1300. Stone coping, gable cross. East end: to centre
large 3-light arched cusped Perpendicular window with hoodmould. To right a
C16 two-light flat headed window with 4-centred arched lights, hoodmould.
To left a Y-tracery 2-light window of c1300, below it a board door in
chamfered surround with 3-centred arch. Interior: chamfered tower arch,
arcades, 3 bays, octagonal piers, double-chamfered arches. Similar chancel
arch. Chancel: 2 bays, similar arcades to nave. Font: Norman circular on a
square base. Jacobean pulpit on baluster feet. Good C14 alabaster panel of
the Nativity in the vestry, also fragments of pre Norman Conquest crosses
and hog backs.


Listing NGR: SE0325961510

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