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List entry Summary

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

Name: CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1258237

Location

CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, KIRKGATE

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

County District District Type Parish
WakefieldMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444618

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938/2/21 KIRKGATE 14-JUL-53 (North side) CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

GV I

Parish Church until 1888. Large perpendicular church with south porch (having good wrought iron gate) and large west tower of 4 stages with angle buttresses and very tall crocketed spire behind parapet with crocketed corner pinnacles; early C15, rebuilt during the restorations of 1858-1874 by Sir George Gilbert Scott who restored all the exterior of the church to its late mediaeval appearance: ashlar with stepped buttressed below crocketed pinnacles of arcaded parapet; large windows with some panel tracery, Chancel (now choir) of later C15 Some older work inside includes C12 and C13 nave piers and early C14 arcade and chancel arches. Timber roof succeeds a vanished stone vault. East extensions of transept, chancel and retro chapel of 1904 by F L Pearson probably based on design by J L Pearson. Stone vaulted roof and good wood screen. C17 rood screen with modern rood by Sir Ninian Camper. Mid C17 font; pulpit of 1708. Date C15 choir stalls, some with misericords. Fine collection of church plate on display. Organ case of 1743. Monument to Sir Lyon Pilkington circa 1700, reclining figure in baroque setting. Other C18 and early C19 memorial tablets.



Listing NGR: SE3333220842

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National Grid Reference: SE 33332 20841

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