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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Crambe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0745 / 54°4'28"N

Longitude: -0.8808 / 0°52'50"W

OS Eastings: 473331

OS Northings: 464860

OS Grid: SE733648

Mapcode National: GBR QP9B.35

Mapcode Global: WHFBM.FVTB

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329508

Location: Crambe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Crambe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Crambe St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NORTH YORKSHIRE
RYDALE
5340

SE 76 SW CRAMBE TOWN GREEN
(north-east side)

7/18 Church of St. Michael

25.1.54 I

Church. Late C11 nave and chancel with C13 and C14 inserted windows, C15
tower and C19 restoration. Nave and chancel of sandstone and gritstone
rubble, including some pieces of re-used Roman masonry. Tower of pale
limestone ashlar. West tower, nave, 2-bay chancel. Buttressed tower of 3
stages divided by string courses. Round-headed door in moulded arch with
headstops to hoodmould beneath round-headed S-light Perpendicular window
with human and grotesque headstops. Twin round-headed belfry windows to
each face beneath battlemented parapet with 8 crocketed pinnacles.
Inscription on north face reads "DIEV TEMPLE YARD ET GARDE DE ROY." The
nave has lancets to west with large grotesque to left of that to south wall.
To north a restored pointed doorway. To south a blocked round-headed
doorway. East of these doors are 2 deeply-splayed round-headed windows, the
head of that to south being of a single stone enriched with interlace
carving. To east end of nave 2 heavily restored 2-light windows in
Decorated style. Grave slab built into jamb of that to south reads
"HIC INFRA JACIT CORPUS THO STUBLEY ANNO 1602". To the south of the much
restored chancel, a pointed doorway flanked by 2 single-light trefoil-headed
windows. A fragment of a C10 hogsback is built into the southern wall. To
north a single-light trefoil-headed window and a small round-headed window.
The east window is C19 in Decorated style and the east wall has fragments of
a C13 incised floriate cross grave slab built into it. Interior contains a
late C12 font with square bowl with intersecting round-arched arcade on each
side, carried by central pillar with 4 corner shafts each with waterleaf
capitals. Grotesques to springers of tower arch. Early C17- pulpit with
carved panels and altar rails. Pevsner, "Yorkshire: the North Riding" 1966.
Kirk G, "Crambe Church" in Yorkshire Archaeological Journal Vol 25. 1920.


Listing NGR: SE7333464861

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