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Church of St Wilfrid

A Grade I Listed Building in Monk Fryston, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7616 / 53°45'41"N

Longitude: -1.2351 / 1°14'6"W

OS Eastings: 450524

OS Northings: 429747

OS Grid: SE505297

Mapcode National: GBR MSTY.D9

Mapcode Global: WHDBW.0Q44

Entry Name: Church of St Wilfrid

Listing Date: 11 December 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326097

Location: Monk Fryston, Selby, North Yorkshire, LS25

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Monk Fryston

Built-Up Area: Monk Fryston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Monk Fryston St Wilfrid of Ripon

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

MONK FRYSTON MAIN STREET
SE 52 NW
(south side)
4/41 Church of St Wilfrid

11.12.67
I
Church. Anglo Saxon origins with CI3, C14, C15, C17, C19 and C20 additions
and alterations. Magnesian limestone with stone slate and lead roof. West
tower, 3-bay aisled nave with south porch and remains of south aisle and
vestry. 3-stage tower: early C14 diagonal buttresses with off-sets to first
stage. 2-light west window with Reticulated tracery. First stage band. 2-
light round-headed bell-openings with shaft between to second stage.
2 corbel tables. Third stage: 2-light pointed bell openings with
Reticulated tracery to each side. Battlements with pinnacles. Entrance
under probable C20 south porch: a pointed arch with chamfered jambs. Nave:
C13 aisles and C14 clerestorey. Aisles have buttresses with off-sets.
North aisle has pointed doorway in chamfered surround. 3-light,
straight-headed window with panel tracery to east end of north aisle, partly
recut. Embattled north aisle. Chancel: angle buttresses with off-sets.
South aisle: 2-light window with Y-tracery, otherwise occupied by CI9
vestry; east end has re-inserted 3-light, straight-headed Perpendicular
window. North aisle: plinth; 2-light window with Y-tracery; 2-light window
with Reticulated tracery. In gable a C19 niche for statue of the Blessed
Virgin Mary. Interior: double-chamfered pointed tower arch. Nave has CI3
arcades with circular piers, broadly moulded capitals and double-chamfered
arches. The responds are keeled, some recut. Trefoil-headed piscina to
south aisle. CI3 double-chamfered chancel arch with squints to either side.
Chancel has 2-narrow-bay arcade to south and a 2-light window with
Reticulated tracery. 2 Cl7 wall tablets. Cast-iron plaque restoration of
choir by Thomas Edmunds in 1685. Font is probably C13: square on plan, each
side with a flatly carved cross in a circle and above that an arch-head with
a fleur-de-lys; wooden cover dated 1669 and suspended from decorated
wrought-iron chain. Communion rail dated 1664. Stained glass: some
medieval fragments in North and South aisle west windows, otherwise by
Kempe, 1891. Pevsner, N, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, pp 371-2.


Listing NGR: SE5052129745

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