CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1157818

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1958

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven (District Authority)

Parish: Long Preston

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

National Grid Reference: SD 83715 58090

Summary

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History

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Details

LONG PRESTON CHURCH STREET SD 8258-8358 (south side) 13/3 Church of St Mary the Virgin 20.2.58

GV I

Parish church. Late C14/early C15 with C19 and C20 alterations. Slobbered, squared rubble, millstone grit dressings, stone slate roof. South porch, west tower, 4 bay nave, north and south aisles, 3 bay chancel restored 1867-68 by Healey of Bradford, north and south side chapels. Gabled south porch has moulded entrance surround, segmental pointed arch, hood mould; trefoil cross to gable. Shield stops to hood of entrance, plank door and strap hinges. 3 stage tower: diagonal buttresses, 2 single light chamfered windows to first two stages. Bell stage has segmental pointed 2-light windows with cinquefoil heads and quatrefoil above geometrical tracery. Clock face to west. Crocketed finials. Aisle and chapel windows are 2-light segmental pointed with cavetto mullions and geometrical tracery: cinquefoil heads with quatrefoils above; hoodmoulds, 2 windows no aisles and 3 to chapel. c1870 north and south entrances to chapels. East end of south chapel has 3-light window with ogee arch; 2-light trefoil headed east window to north chapel. Chancel east window is 3-light with rectilinear tracery and trefoil heads. c1870 cruciform finial to east and west ends of chancel. Interior: 4 bay north and south arcades with octagonal piers and segmental pointed arches. Pulpit c. late C17. Romanesque sandstone font with zig-zag moulding; 1726 oak canopy. King post roof trusses with A-braces to nave. Cusped windbraces to roof of north and south aisles; stone shield corbels. Minton tiles to chancel. Some stained glass windows by Capronnier of Brussels. Source: W A Shuffrey, The Churches of the Deanery of North Craven, (Leeds, 1914), pp 157-79.

Listing NGR: SD8371758092

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 323859

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Shuffrey, W A , The Churches of the Deanery of North Craven, (1914), 157-79

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