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Appleton Saint Mary's Church Ruin.  Round Towered Church.


Appletons Saint Mary's Church Ruin.




Appletons Saint Mary's Church Ruin. This is the site of the medieval settlement of Appleton, which was mentioned in the Domesday Book, and gradually deserted over the medieval period. Saint Mary's Church is in ruins, although the round tower is still standing. The church dates back to the Late Saxon period, and contains reused Roman building material. There is a holy well in the churchyard. A chantry chapel of Saint Katherine was founded here in the 14th century, although no standing remains of it are visible. A 17th century estate map shows a large manor house, surrounded by a double moat, as well as a substantial farmstead to the southeast. The moat and the farm survive as earthworks. The village of Appleton is mentioned in Domesday Book, and was gradually abandoned over the medieval period. The parish lands were bought in 1602 by Edward Paston, suggesting that the village had almost totally disappeared by the early 17th century. shows a double moated hall, within a wooded close known as 'Halle Close', and 'Parke Close'. To the southeast of the church and manor house site are the earthworks of a substantial farmstead. No toilet for the disabled or able bodied. Appletons Saint Mary's Church Ruin. Stands on land occupied with both a farm and cottages to that farm, it is within easy walk of Appleton Tower a water tower placed there at Appleton/Newton originally to catch watch, but more recently as a holiday home. My father who joined the R.A.F started his Home Guard training here.

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Appleton Saint Mary's Church Ruin.  Round Towered Church.
Appleton Saint Mary's Church Ruin.  Round Towered Church.
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Appleton Saint Mary's Church Ruin.  Round Towered Church.
Appleton Saint Mary's Church Ruin.  Round Towered Church.
Appleton Saint Mary's Church Ruin.  Round Towered Church.
Appleton Saint Mary's Church Ruin.  Round Towered Church.