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All Saints' Church
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Location Thorp Arch, West Yorkshire
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Status Parish Church
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
Parish Thorp Arch
Deanery Wetherby
Diocese York
Province York

All Saints' Church in Thorp Arch, West Yorkshire, England is an active Anglican parish church in the Archdeaconry of York and the Diocese of York.


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.

Architectural style

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The northern and eastern elevations of the church.

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 parapet. 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.

See also

  • Listed buildings in Thorp Arch
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