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Church of St Alban with Attached Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in Conisbrough, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4895 / 53°29'22"N

Longitude: -1.2447 / 1°14'40"W

OS Eastings: 450213

OS Northings: 399459

OS Grid: SK502994

Mapcode National: GBR MXR2.BV

Mapcode Global: WHDD6.VKH8

Entry Name: Church of St Alban with Attached Presbytery

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334806

Location: Doncaster, DN12

County: Doncaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Conisbrough

Built-Up Area: Conisbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Denaby Main All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

CONISBROUGH NADWORTH STREET
SK59NW (south side), Denaby
Main

4/33 Church of St. Alban
with attached
presbytery

II


Catholic church with attached presbytery. 1897-8. By Elmson and Clarkson of
Bradford, contractors Robinsons of Bradford; north aisle and chapel added
1910 (Maye). Deeply-coursed dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roofs. Church
has nave and chancel in one with north aisle between 2-storey gabled
projections and south-west tower rising from south aisle; 1-storey link from
south aisle to 2-storey-and- attic rectangular presbytery. Church in Gothic
Revival style. West end: gabled, 1-storey side porches with moulded arches
and hoodmoulds; tall buttresses flank: two 2-light, mullioned windows with
hoodmoulds continued from porches beneath large 6-light pointed window with
hoodmould rising to canopied niche housing white statue; coped gable with
apex cross. Square tower, set back on right, has a single-light window
beneath ashlar belfry stage with pointed 6-light openings with hoodmoulds
beneath blind, cusped panelling; corner gargoyles; coped parapet; shingled,
octagonal spirelet with heart-shaped finial. North aisle: three pairs of
single-light windows in cavetto-moulded surrounds; tall, cusped lights to the
gabled projections; 3 pairs of cusped lights to the clerestorey. East end:
dated foundation stone; apsidal chancel with crossed vesicae in octagonal
panels on each face. Presbytery: orientated at right angles to church.
South gable has door flanked by 3-light windows in single-storey projection;
sashed 3-light windows to 1st floor; sash to attic; gable copings. West side
has mullioned and transomed windows, corniced lateral stack and end stack on
left. Link to church: pointed-arched door with side windows under shared
hoodmould beneath gable with statue in niche.
Interior: 3-bay aisle arcades with cylindrical piers and double-chamfered
arches; gallery at west end. Exposed roof trusses with arch braces and
shaped tie beams.
R. A. Maye, St. Albans Church, Denaby, 1986.


Listing NGR: SK5021399459

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