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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: 1132537



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brayton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 325863

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SE 63 SW BRAYTON DONCASTER ROAD (west side) 5/2 Church of St Wilfrid 17.11.66


Church. C12-C15 with C19 additions. Magnesian limestone ashlar with slate roof. 4-bay chancel, 3-bay aisled nave, south porch and west tower. C13 - early C14 chancel: south side has buttress, doorway and lancet window to third bay, otherwise 2-light windows with Geometrical tracery. 4-light east window with Curvilinear tracery. Mid C19 vestry to north. Nave: north aisle retains lancet window to west otherwise windows with Perpendicular tracery throughout. C19 south porch covers late C12 doorway with 4 orders of arches with beakhead, medallion and chevron ornament and roll moulding. 3 orders of nook shafts and responds with interlaced and figurative decoration. Decorated square abaci. C12 embattled 3-stage tower with small lancet windows and with a string-course at cill level and a continuous billet frieze at impost level which rises above the openings to form hood-moulds. Corbel table to battlements. Above, a Perpendicular octagon with 2-light bell- openings crowned by slender octagonal stone spire. Interior: C12 chancel arch of 2 orders, the inner order with chevron moulding and the outer a plain roll moulding supported by responds with capitals with interlaced motifs and decorated square abaci. Early C14 nave arcade of double-chamfered arches on octagonal piers. C12 tower arch with scalloped capitals. In the south wall of the chancel is a partly recut sedilia with crocket finials, also a C16 chest tomb to Lord D'Arcy d.1558 and wife Dorothea with effigies mutilated during the Protectorate. Wall monuments to Robinson and Thomas Morley (1766) and to Joseph Thompson (d.1809) both by Fishers of York. Stained glass to east window by H Hughes, 1878. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, pp144-5. __________________________

Listing NGR: SE6041930996

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 144-5

National Grid Reference: SE 60419 30997


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