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© Mrs Margaret Gibson

IoE Number: 323747
Location: CHURCH OF ST WILFRED, B 6160 (east side)
  BURNSALL, CRAVEN, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Margaret Gibson
Date Photographed: 07 September 2002
Date listed: 10 September 1954
Date of last amendment: 10 September 1954
Grade I

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BURNSALLB 6160SE 06 SW(east side)2/91Church of St Wilfred

BURNSALL B 6160 SE 06 SW (east side) 2/91 Church of St Wilfred 10.9.54 - I Church. C13, C15, C16, C17 and restored 1858. Ashlar, coursed squared stone. Graduated stone slate roof. West tower, clerestoried aisled nave with south porch. Chancel with vestry and south chantry. Perpendicular 3- stage tower: offset diagonal buttresses. Large arched Perpendicular west window cusped of 3-lights with hoodmould, to right a board door in 4 centred arch surround forming a buttressed porch with small 1-light window above. Second stage has an octagonal sided clock face to west, to south a Perpendicular segmental-arched 2-light window. Chamfered band. Arched belfry windows, cusped of 3 lights, hoodmould. Moulded band. Embattled parapet with 4 small pinnacles to each corner. Nave: Perpendicular, 3 bays. Aisles, embracing the tower, of 4 bays. Plinth, to right of left-hand bay a gabled south porch, offset angle buttresses, arched doorway with column to each side, hoodmould, stone coping with gable cross. Inner board door, arched surround. South aisle: offset angle buttresses. To left a 3-light flat-headed window. To right two 3-light flat-headed windows, hoodmoulds, chamfered parapet. Clerestory: three 2-light flat-headed windows with hoodmoulds. Stone coping, gable cross. Chancel: 3 bays. Small offset angle buttresses. To right of left-hand bay a board door in moulded arched surround, shield in spandrels, flat hoodmould, flanked by arched, cusped 2- light Perpendicular windows, hoodmoulds. To right an arched cusped Y- tracery window of c1300. Stone coping, gable cross. East end: to centre large 3-light arched cusped Perpendicular window with hoodmould. To right a C16 two-light flat headed window with 4-centred arched lights, hoodmould. To left a Y-tracery 2-light window of c1300, below it a board door in chamfered surround with 3-centred arch. Interior: chamfered tower arch, arcades, 3 bays, octagonal piers, double-chamfered arches. Similar chancel arch. Chancel: 2 bays, similar arcades to nave. Font: Norman circular on a square base. Jacobean pulpit on baluster feet. Good C14 alabaster panel of the Nativity in the vestry, also fragments of pre Norman Conquest crosses and hog backs.

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