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North Yorkshire
Selby (District Authority)
Sherburn in Elmet
National Grid Reference:
SE 48803 33525


SHERBURN IN ELMET CHURCH HILL SE 43 SE (west side) 6/31 Church of All Saints 3.2.67 GV I

Church. C12 nave and north aisle, C13 chancel with C14 south aisle and extension to north aisle, C15 south aisle chapel, and later additions and alterations including C16 clerestory, north aisle windows and heightening of tower. East end restored in 1857 by Anthony Salvin and C19 vestry. Magnesian limestone ashlar. 2-stage west tower, 4-bay aisled-nave (with fifth bay embracing tower), south porch, south chapel, 2-bay chancel with north vestry. Tower has massive diagonal off-set buttresses, twin-light pointed bell openings to each side have Perpendicular tracery to heads, battlements with crocketed pinnacles. South porch has re-used opening with zigzag moulding to pointed head on shafts with waterleaf capitals. Round- arched south door under hood-mould with keeled roll and plank door. South chapel has diagonal buttress and straight-headed windows with 3 cinquefoil lights. South aisle has 3-light pointed windows with Perpendicular tracery. North aisle has single slit window, otherwise 3-light, straight-headed Perpendicular windows, and similar windows to embattled clerestory. Chancel has pointed plank priest's door and 3 lancets. Vestry to north side. East end has 3 lancets with vesica to gable. Interior: triple-chamfered round tower arch, with a round-arched shafted window above with waterleaf capitals. Tower vault with chamfered ribs. Nave arcade of round arches on cylindrical piers, some with scallop capitals. Niches for tombs to both aisles. Ogee window between south aisle and chancel. Double chamfered chancel arch. Against the east and south walls of the south aisle are the 2 faces of the C15 Janus cross. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, The West Riding, 1979, pp 481-2.

Listing NGR: SE4880633525


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Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 481-482


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: 26 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01244/12
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