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County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Croft and Yarpole
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SO 46986 64868


YARPOLE CP GREEN LANE (north side) SO 46 SE 6/142 Church of St Leonard 11.6.59


Parish church. Early C14, restored and extended 1864 by Sir G G Scott. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and tile roofs. C14 nave and south porch, C19 north aisle and chancel. Nave: south wall of four bays divided by stepped buttresses with angle buttresses to the corners. Two eastern bays have restored windows of two trefoiled lights with quatrefoil in head, two-centred arch and labels with head stops. Bay to west of centre contains south porch, mostly rebuilt in C19, with a C14 window of one ogee trefoil light in each side wall. The south door has double chamfered jambs and a two-centred arch. The westernmost bay is blind. The west window is of three pointed lights under a two-centred head. North aisle: C19, with a C14 window reset in west wall. Four windows in north wall, each of three cinquefoiled lights under a square head. Chancel rebuilt in C19, of two bays with diagonal corner buttresses. South wall western window blocked by organ behind, eastern window of two trefoiled lights with tracery in head below a two-centred arch. The priests' door between the windows has a gabled porch, with a segmental pointed arch cinquefoil cusped. North wall contains two similar windows. East window of three trefoiled lights with tracery in head under two-centred arch. Interior: north arcade of nave of C19, four bays with two-centred arches of two sunk-chamfered orders, piers of four clustered columns with moulded capitals and bases. C14 chancel arch, two centred and of two chamfered orders, the responds with moulded capital and base. The restored label has head stops. Piscina in south wall of nave has a trefoiled head and broken round drain. Piscina reset in south wall of chancel has a moulded trefoil head and moulded gable above. Roof of nave of five bays with C15 crown post trusses, common rafter couples have collars with scissor-braces. Chancel roof of C19 in three bays. Arch- braced collar trusses with pierced tracery in spandrels. The wind-braces form quatrefoils. Fittings: the font probably C13 with octagonal bowl, the splayed lower part having segmental moulded arches, on a C19 stem and base. (RCHM, 3, p 215; BoE, p 327).

Listing NGR: SO4698664868


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Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 215
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 327


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 11 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/13708/18
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