All Saints' Church, Thorp Arch facts for kids
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|All Saints' Church|
|Location||Thorp Arch, West Yorkshire|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed building|
|Architect(s)||G. E. Street|
|Architectural type||mixed, with Gothic Revival elements|
|Completed||1872 in current form|
|Materials||Magnesian limestone with red tile and Welsh slate roofs|
The church is of twelfth century origin (the south door being the sole remaining aspect of this era); although is mentioned in the earlier Domesday Book of 1086. with a fifteenth century tower; the remainder of the church was built between 1871 and 1872 to designs by G. E. Street.
The church is of dressed magnesian limestone with a red tile and Welsh slate roof. The church has a fifteenth century west tower with offset diagonal buttresses, a three light west window and large square sundial, gargoyles to the north and south with a shield beneath the papapet. The south porch is of twelfth century origin. There is a four bay nave of gothic revival style, a two bay chancel and a north vestry. The church has an ornate lychgate on the southern side of its boundaries.
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