Alford, St Wilfrid

Alford, St Wilfrid*

Grade 1 listed dating back to 14th century in a prominent position in the town. Built mainly of green sandstone.  Considerable restoration and extension in Victorian times by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Parvis Room above south entrance was the site of the first grammar school, started in Elizabethan times.  Jacobean pulpit and 14th century wooden screen.  The tomb of Sir Robert Christopher and his wife, Elizabeth, is a fine marble and alabaster memorial.  Nearby the small window depicts St Wilfrid and the east window has 14th century glass. Memorial to Anne Hutchinson, one of the early American settlers. 

Opening times:
Saturday 9,30am-4pm 
Sunday 11am-4pm

Postcode: LN13 9DS

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