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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: 1150588



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Winksley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 331127

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SE 27 SE WINKSLEY WINKSLEY BANKS ROAD (west side) 5/122 Church of St Cuthbert and St Oswald

- II

Church of St Cuthbert and St Oswald. 1917 by Connon and Chorley for Jane, Baroness Furness, in memory of her husband Christopher, the first Baron Furness who died at Grantley Hall in 1912. Gritstone, stone slate roof. 3-bay nave with narrow north and south aisles incorporated into it. Large west tower of 3 stages with porch and stair turret against the south side, and another porch against the north side. 2-bay chancel with vestry to south and organ bay to north. Perpendicular style. Double board south door with wide strap hinges under deeply-chamfered arch; curvilinear tracery to belfry windows; elaborate Perpendicular tracery to 3-light nave windows with shallow arches; 5-light east window. Wide buttresses, irregular indented parapets to tower, nave and chancel, projecting bands at floor levels and over belfry windows to tower. Interior: the aisles form low tunnels beneath buttress walls linking the piers with the outer walls. Marble corner columns support wooden vaulted ceiling at west end, beneath tower. Nave and chancel roofs of large timbers. Wide double-chamfered chancel arch. Font, pulpit and low screen white veined marble. Finely carved pew-ends with varied traceried panels. The walls of the west end carry memorials to the Furness family of Grantley Hall. The earlier church stood on the north west, in the graveyard. It had been built or restored c1500 by Marmaduke Huby, Abbot of Fountains Abbey and again in the C18. Stone front the c1500 church is incorporated into the west wall of the present tower, including 2 inscriptions in Latin, the 3-light west window and a niche with crocketed canopy. The system of roofing the aisles was probably copied from Fountains Abbey church. W J St John Hope, Fountain Abbey, Yorkshire, 1900, p21. The architects Connon and Chorley also built St Aidan's Church, Hellifield, North Riding. N Pevsner, Yorkshire, West Riding 1967, p 554.

Listing NGR: SE2523971254

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hope, WH, Fountains Abbey Yorkshire, (1900), 21
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 554

National Grid Reference: SE 25239 71254


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