CHURCH OF ST WILFRID

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1385759
Date first listed:
20-Oct-1998
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST WILFRID, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST WILFRID, MAIN STREET

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Pool
National Grid Reference:
SE 24415 45202

Details

SE 14 NW POOL MAIN STREET (West side) 1495/1/10012 CHURCH OF ST WILFRID

II

Parish church. 1838-40, with chancel and porch added in 1891. Designed by R D Chantrell. Coursed dressed stone with Welsh slate roofs and raised coped gables with kneelers. Plinth, corner buttress. West tower with octagonal stone spire and flanking vestries, broad nave with added semi-circular aspe and wooden gabled porch. West tower front has tall, narrow pointed arched doorway with above a single pointed arch bell opening to each face, with large clock face on south and east sides. Above octagonal broached stone spire. Either side of tower single storey vestries with hipped roofs, that to south with original lancet to south front. North vestry has been enlarged to form a parish-room with C20 casement windows. North front has 4 pairs of lancet windows. East front has semi-circular apse, added 1891, with three single lancets linked by a continuous cill band, and dentilated eaves cornice. South front has projecting gabled porch, added 1891, with ornate wooden sides and gable. To right three pairs of lancets and to left a single lancet, all with shallow buttresses between. INTERIOR has boarded wooden roof with decorated f queen post trusses. Double chamfered chancel arch with responds, complex braced wooden roof to chancel. Original wooden pews with later wooden choir stalls. Ornate wooden pulpit. Iron altar rail. Early C20 organ. Circular stone font with broad stem and decorated bowl. Single wall monument to Henry Atkinson, 1743, to right of chancel arch. Most windows have good quality stained glass.



Listing NGR: SE2441545202

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
471169
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15453/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Krystyna Szulecka. Source Historic England Archive
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