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St. Nicholas' Church, Askham Bryan

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St. Nicholas' Church, Askham Bryan
St Nicholas' Church, Askham Bryan, is on the northern side of Main Street at the eastern end of the village. Its name originated in Ascam or Ascha, 'ash tree enclosure'. 'Bryan' was the lord of the manor. The Norman church was built in the late eleventh century. The original south door, and north and east walls survive. The bell tower was added in the seventeenth century. Askham Bryan Wesleyan Methodist Chapel also existed in the nineteenth century, but has not survived. [The History Files]

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St. Nicholas' Church is located at OS Grid Ref. SE5538148471

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