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Church of St Michael, Edstone

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328382

OS Grid Reference: SE7055184005
OS Grid Coordinates: 470551, 484005
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2469, -0.9188

Location: 1 Wapping Lane, Edstone, North Yorkshire YO62 6PB

Locality: Edstone
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO62 6PB

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Listing Text

(north side)

5/25 Church of St Michael


Church. C13 with C18 and C19 additions and alterations. Coursed limestone
rubble; slate roof; timber bellcote. Single cell nave and chancel; west
bellcote; south entrance lobby. South doorway of voussoirs and pointed
cavetto-moulded drip moulding springing from imposts. Anglo-Danish sundial
inserted over doorway (cf St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, qv). Lancet
window and paired lancets in restored surround to right of doorway.
2 round-headed cross-windows of C18 date in raised surrounds, to chancel.
Single lancet in west end, extensively restored. In the north wall is a
blocked doorway with a pointed moulded arch springing from imposts. One
round-headed cross-window to chancel. Round-headed cross-window has imposts
and a keystone. Square bellcote with pyramidal roof has round-headed
louvred bell openings. Interior: C16 altar rails. Norman font with arcade
carving to base. The bells are thought to be C14. All windows are deeply
splayed internally, and there is good C19 stained glass in the west lancet.
The inscription on the sundial reads: 'Orologicum viatorium. Lodan me
wrohte a.' Victoria County History, vol II, pl 122; Yorkshire
Archaeological Journal, vol XIX, p 329.

Listing NGR: SE7055184005

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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