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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1131724



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Giggleswick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 323803

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GIGGLESWICK CRAVEN BANK LANE SD 86 SW (south side) 4/9 20.2.58 Giggleswick School Chapel


School chapel. 1897-1901. By T G Jackson. Gothic Banded rockfaced millstone grit sandstone and limestone, copper hipped roof to nave and copper covered terracotta dome to chancel, Elterwater slate aisles. Latin cross plan: west entrance porch, 3 bay nave; one bay chancel, narrow side aisles. 5 bay west entrance to narthex, lean-to slate roof. 4 centre head to central entrance, plank doors, strap hinges. 4 round headed chamfered windows within shallow segmental arched arcades. Rose window with cusped lights. Set-back buttresses. Nave: right-hand entrance on south side has lintel dated 1897, plank door. 3 small round headed lights to aisles, three 3-light Perpendicular windows with 4-centre heads and hoodmoulds to clerestory; corbel table. Square chancel defined by octagonal turrets on square bases at each angle, louvred bell stages and sandstone caps. 5-light Decorated south window and similar but 7-light east window. Two 2-light round headed windows on north. Interior: Italian sgrafitto work throughout. Nave: inlaid marble floor. Bronze statutes of Edward VI and Queen Victoria by G Frampton in niches above nave entrance; stained glass west window by Jackson. Pews, choir stalls and pulpit of Argentine cedar. Round headed arcade to aisles, foliated capitals. Barrel vaulted roof with King post trusses. Chancel: stained glass by Burlison and Grylls. Tesserae to dome and pendentives. Octagonal lantern above dome. Source: E A Bell A History of Giggleswick School (Leeds, 1912), pp 198-203.

Listing NGR: SD8072063927

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bell, E A , A History of Giggleswick School, (1912), 198-203

National Grid Reference: SD 80720 63927


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