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All Saints

By the renowned 'rogue' architect EB Lamb in 1851 and described by Pevsner as ‘a veritable riot of forms, perverse and mischievous’, with interesting monuments and stained glass and standing in a tranquil setting in open countryside.

Thirkleby, Yorkshire

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Long Causeway

The attractive Grade II* All Saints church stands in a beautiful tranquil setting within its group of old trees including fine Cedars of Lebanon.

There has been a church on the site for at least 900 years. The present building was commissioned in 1851 by Lady Louisa Frankland-Russell of Thirkleby Park in memory of her late husband, Sir Robert.

Designed by the renowned Victorian 'rogue' architect Edward Buckton Lamb it incorporates an octagonal chapel dedicated to the Frankland family beneath which lies the family vault.

The church has impressive high hammer beam roofs and contains interesting memorials, some dating back to 17th century and one 1803 sculpture by John Flaxman. There is some notable stained glass designed and painted by females members of the Frankland family. All Saints has a ring of six bells and a restored Denman organ.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • Ramp or level access available on request

  • Parking within 250m

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Church of England

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