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Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Cawood, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.8332 / 53°49'59"N

Longitude: -1.1235 / 1°7'24"W

OS Eastings: 457779

OS Northings: 437790

OS Grid: SE577377

Mapcode National: GBR NSL3.KN

Mapcode Global: WHDBJ.QX59

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325869

Location: Cawood, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Cawood

Built-Up Area: Cawood

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cawood All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/8 Church of All Saints
17.11.66 (Formerly listed
under General)

Church. C12-C15 with C19 and C20 rebuilding and restoration. Magnesian
limestone ashlar with red plain tile roof and stone slates to porch.
2-bay chancel, 4-bay aisled nave, south porch and south-west tower. C13
chancel with C14 north aisle now vestry with straight-headed windows
with Perpendicular tracery. To south side 2 lancet windows and badly-
weathered door with roll moulding and remains of moulded capitals. The
second bay shows blocked arcade indicating removal of former chapel.
5-light pointed Perpendicular east window. Nave: 3-light, flat-arched
trefoil-headed windows. Mid-late C12 gable-ended west wall has recut
transitional doorway of 2 orders and nookshafts with waterleaf capitals.
Door has decorative strap hinges. South porch rebuilt in 1935 covers
original round-arched door with partly recut head. Early C15 bell tower
in 3 stages has polygonal angle buttresses surmounted by crockets to
first stage and diagonal buttresses with set-offs above. Ogee-arched
3-light window to ground floor with restored Perpendicular tracery.
First stage: crocketed nodding-ogee-headed niche containing C20 statue
of the Blesses Virgin Mary on pedestal; to north and south trefoiled
lights under flat arches with drip moulds. Recessed bell stage:
3-light ogee-arched bell openings with restored Perpendicular tracery
under drip moulds with carved stops. String-course, buttresses,
battlements and angle pinnacles. Interior: chancel arcade of double-
chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Nave: C13 south arcade of double-
chamfered arches on quatrefoil piers with water-holding bases and
moulded capitals. Mid C14 tower arch. Wall monument to George
Mountain, Archbishop of York d.1623, with life-size frontal demi-figure.
Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, pp 159-60.

Listing NGR: SE5777937798

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