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North Yorkshire
Ryedale (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 73331 64859



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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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966)
'Yorkshire Archaeological Journal' in Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, , Vol. 25, (1920)


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

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