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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Castleford, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7265 / 53°43'35"N

Longitude: -1.3564 / 1°21'23"W

OS Eastings: 442560

OS Northings: 425758

OS Grid: SE425257

Mapcode National: GBR LTZB.4W

Mapcode Global: WHDC0.4LCK

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342463

Location: Wakefield, WF10

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Castleford Central and Glasshoughton

Built-Up Area: Castleford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Castleford Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

WEST YORKSHIRE
WAKEFIELD
5115
CASTLEFORD CHURCH STREET
SE42NW
(west side)
1/1 Church of All Saints
-
- II
Church. 1866, by H. F. Bacon. Hammer-dressed sandstone, graduated slate
roof. Nave with north and south aisles, south porch, crossing tower, north
and south transepts, chancel. Early English style. Five-bay nave and
aisles; gabled porch to 3rd bay of south aisle has 2-centred arched outer
doorway with a pair of colonnettes to each jamb, wrought iron gates with
scrolled decoration; south aisle has coupled lancet windows with quatrefoils
above. Buttressed north aisle has a weathered plinth, 2-centred arched
windows of 2 cusped lights with Perpendicular tracery, and hoodmoulds with
figured stops, except in the westernmost bay, which has a 2-centred arched
doorway with moulded surround under a square hoodmould with quatrefoils in
the spandrels. Nave has clerestory of coupled cusped lancets; 4-light west
window with bar tracery and a multifoil in the head. Buttressed transepts
have plate-traceried 3-light windows. Two-stage crossing tower has corner
pilasters, 2 weathered bands, 2 small lancets below the lower band, a
clockface between them (with a hoodmould), 2 recessed louvred belfry windows
with set-in shafts, a band of ball flower ornament below the parapet, and an
oversailing parapet pierced with quatrefoils; octagonal stair turret at south
east corner, finished as a pinnacle. Two-bay chancel has a cusped lancet in
each bay, and 3-light east window with bar tracery and multifoil.
Interior: 5-bay arcades of quatrefoil columns with foliated caps (all
different), carrying 2-centred arches with 2 orders of moulding; clerestory
windows with internal colonnettes which have square cushion capitals (hammer
dressed); arch-braced king-post roof supported by fluted triangular corbels;
south aisle roof re-using timbers of former church; tower crossing of double-
chamfered arches rising from short colonnettes with stiff-leaf capitals; at
east end of north aisle, part of wooden C15 screen with Perpendicular tracery
(ex situ).


Listing NGR: SE4256025758

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