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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: 1131740



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burnsall


Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 323747

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SE 06 SW 2/91

BURNSALL, MAIN STREET (east side), Church of St Wilfrid

(Formerly listed as Church of St Wilfred, B 6160 (east side))



Church. C13, C15, C16, C17 and restored 1858. Ashlar, coursed squared stone. Graduated stone slate roof. West tower, clerestoried aisled nave with south porch. Chancel with vestry and south chantry. Perpendicular 3- stage tower: offset diagonal buttresses. Large arched Perpendicular west window cusped of 3-lights with hoodmould, to right a board door in 4 centred arch surround forming a buttressed porch with small 1-light window above. Second stage has an octagonal sided clock face to west, to south a Perpendicular segmental-arched 2-light window. Chamfered band. Arched belfry windows, cusped of 3 lights, hoodmould. Moulded band. Embattled parapet with 4 small pinnacles to each corner. Nave: Perpendicular, 3 bays. Aisles, embracing the tower, of 4 bays. Plinth, to right of left-hand bay a gabled south porch, offset angle buttresses, arched doorway with column to each side, hoodmould, stone coping with gable cross. Inner board door, arched surround. South aisle: offset angle buttresses. To left a 3-light flat-headed window. To right two 3-light flat-headed windows, hoodmoulds, chamfered parapet. Clerestory: three 2-light flat-headed windows with hoodmoulds. Stone coping, gable cross. Chancel: 3 bays. Small offset angle buttresses. To right of left-hand bay a board door in moulded arched surround, shield in spandrels, flat hoodmould, flanked by arched, cusped 2- light Perpendicular windows, hoodmoulds. To right an arched cusped Y- tracery window of c1300. Stone coping, gable cross. East end: to centre large 3-light arched cusped Perpendicular window with hoodmould. To right a C16 two-light flat headed window with 4-centred arched lights, hoodmould. To left a Y-tracery 2-light window of c1300, below it a board door in chamfered surround with 3-centred arch. Interior: chamfered tower arch, arcades, 3 bays, octagonal piers, double-chamfered arches. Similar chancel arch. Chancel: 2 bays, similar arcades to nave. Font: Norman circular on a square base. Jacobean pulpit on baluster feet. Good C14 alabaster panel of the Nativity in the vestry, also fragments of pre Norman Conquest crosses and hog backs.

Listing NGR: SE0325961510

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National Grid Reference: SE 03257 61515


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