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Ampleforth Abbey Church

Monument typeRoman Catholic Church
Listing statusI

Architect(s)

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

Construction

Date begun1922
Date completed1961

Location

Ampleforth College
Ampleforth
Ryedale
York
YO62 4EN
England

Local authorityRyedale District

Denomination

DenominationRoman Catholic
DioceseMiddlesborough

Additional notes

Built in two phases to the designs of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. The western portion including High Alter, the retrochoir, St Benet’s Chapel, the 1914-18 Memorial Chapel and four western crypt chapels were built 1922-24. Central tower, transepts and new nave completed 1958-61.

Unique identifier

1315767 (HE list entry number)

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