Church of All Saints, South Baileygate - Wakefield

This entry refers only to the ruinous portion of the church as the main worship space is in good condition. This C14 and C15 century church was severely damaged under siege during the Civil War. The ruined aisled nave is in very poor condition with signs warning of the danger of falling masonry.

Church of All Saints, South Baileygate - Wakefield
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1313269
  • Local Planning Authority: Wakefield
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of All Saints
  • Street Name: South Baileygate
  • Locality: Pontefract
  • County: West Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Wakefield
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA