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Elevation of the Church at Horbury near Wakefield

Elevation of the Church at Horbury near Wakefield

Engraver: Malton, T.

Medium: Aquatint with etching

Date: 1791

Shelfmark: Ktop XLV

Item number: 49-2.

Genre: Topographical Print

St Peter and St Leonard's Church in Horbury, Yorkshire. It was designed by eminent York architect John Carr in 1791-3. Horbury was his birthplace parish and he met cost of building the church - £8,000- by leaving a bequest. It is in the fashionable classical style with a porch of Ionic Columns, a pediment with a Latin inscription, an oblong nave and a well proportioned church tower.

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