Building record MYO27 - St Edward the Confessor Church


Parish church built 1847-9 by Vickers and Hugall of Pontefract. The vestry was enlarged in 1902, and the spire renewed in 1970. It is constructed from squared limestone, with green slate roofs and a fibreglass spire. The church has an aisleless nave, west bell turret, north porch, lower chancel, and south-east vestry. The stained glass was designed for the church by William Wailes, 1849. There is also a memorial window of 1932 to Mrs G Brierley by Bewsey.


Grid reference SE 5876 4969 (point)
Map sheet SE54NE
County North Yorkshire


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(SE 58774969) Ch. (NAT) (1)

Church of St. Edward the Confessor built in the Gothic style in 1847-9. The foundations of an earlier chapel built in 1725 can be seen northeast of the present church. (2)


1 Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 6" 1969
2 An inventory of the historical monuments in the City of York. Volume III: south-west of the Ouse 38-40 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, England
3 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest 1112-1 York, 14-MAR-1997

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Record last edited

Oct 21 2019 3:05PM


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