Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for St. Mary's Church, Appleton Wiske

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

St. Mary's Church, Appleton Wiske

St. Mary's Church, Appleton Wiske
The Church of St Mary, Appleton Wiske, sits in an open plot of land behind buildings at the south-west corner of the village, between Front Street and Baker Street. The village itself lies about fifteen kilometres (ten miles) to the north of Northallerton. The parish marks the north-eastern limit of the diocese and the path of a Roman road runs close to the western side of the village. The first reference to the church comes from 1299 when Edward I heard Mass here.
The small Norman structure consists of nave, chancel, and porch, plus a single bell in the bell cote above the west end. By 1586 the church, or more accurately the chapel, was known as the Chapel of St Mary Magdalen in Appleton. In the nineteenth century it was referred to as a chapel of ease, probably to All Saints Northallerton. Little exterior restoration work seems to have been undertaken apart from the rebuilding or creation of the porch which is rather mismatched. [The History Files]

Photograph supplied by and Copyright of Colin Hinson.
If you wish to contact the copyright owner, please use this page.

St. Mary's Church is located at OS Grid Ref. NZ3899104666

Find nearby Churches in the Genuki Church database
Show a list ordered by distance
Show churches plotted on a map


If you have an interest in Church Architecture, please see Phil Draper's "Church Crawler" pages.