CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND OUR LADY (WRAGBY PARISH CHURCH)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1253565

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Oct-1987

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND OUR LADY (WRAGBY PARISH CHURCH)

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND OUR LADY (WRAGBY PARISH CHURCH)

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

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Huntwick with Foulby and Nostell

National Grid Reference: SE 40776 17299

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Details

HUNTWICK WITH FOULBY NOSTELL PARK SE 4017 AND NOSTELL 6/39 Church of St. Michael 25.3.1968 and Our Lady (Wragby Parish Church). (Formerly listed as "Church of St. Michael") GV I

Church. Dated 1533 in chancel; restored. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. West tower, nave and chancel with continuous north and south aisles. Perpendicular style. The unbuttressed tower has a chamfered plinth, a 2-centred arched west doorway with 2 orders of hollow moulding, and a hoodmould, a 3-light west window with Perpendicular tracery and a hoodmould, and above this a niche with cusped ogee head and a finial flanked 2 carved wheel patterns on each side, a dripmould to the belfry stage, 2-light louvred belfry windows with Perpendicular tracery and hoodmoulds, and an embattled parapet with crocketed corner pinnacles. The 4-bay nave has a clerestorey of 4 deeply-recessed square-headed windows each of 3 arched lights with hollow spandrels and hoodmoulds. The aisles are buttressed and have deeply- recessed windows, all of 3 cusped lights with Perpendicular tracery, with hollow-moulded reveals and hoodmoulds; and embattled parapets; there is a gabled porch to the 1st bay of the south aisle, with 2-centred arched outer doorway moulded in 2 orders, and hoodmould with figured stops, a dripmould following the gable and carried round, and a high embattled parapet with a sundial mounted in the apex over the doorway. The chancel has a large transomed east window with cusped lights and Perpendicular tracery. Interior: nave and chancel arcades of double-chamfered 2-centred arches on octagonal columns with moulded caps; kingpost roof to nave; coffered ceiling to chancel, with moulded beams and carved bosses; Latin inscription on wallplate in chancel commemorating Prior Alured (Comyn - penultimate prior of the Augustinian Priory of St Oswald) "who caused this choir to be built the ninth year of his Priorate and in the year of Our Lord 1533;" cylindrical Norman font with large zig-zag decoration (brought from Auburn near Bridlington in 1830); Flemish carved reredos; wall monument to Sir Rowland Winn (4th baronet), by Flaxman, 1806. Pulpit with C17 Venetian carved panels in Turkish boxwood, and sounding board; hatchments of Winn family (in chancel) and Arms of Charles II (above door); Cl8 organ case.

Listing NGR: SE4077917297

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Legacy System number: 436804

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