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CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

List entry Number: 1149266

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, VILLAGE STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Edstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Jun-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 328382

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE 78 SW GREAT EDSTONE VILLAGE STREET (north side)

5/25 Church of St Michael

14/7/55 GV II*

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914)
'Yorkshire Archaeological Journal' in Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, , Vol. 19, (1907), 329

National Grid Reference: SE 70551 84005

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