[google9e69c0a38572f0b4.html]
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.

North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.


North Creake Saint Mary the Virgin is a well restored church, it consists of a square west tower complete with 6 bells, a nave, a north aisle, chancel with sanctuary and south porch. It's chancel dates from1301, its remaining parts of the church rebuilt in 1490. There is a fine brass about 1500, to Sir William Colthorpe, with an effigy in academical dress under a triple canopy, he is holding in his right hand a model of the church rebuilt. There is still some ancient stained glass to be seen. (taken from the Rev. Claude  A.J.W. Messent, A.R.I.B.A.,. It has plain angels in the roof, rood screens, decorated font cover, and funeral cart. Well worth a trip. North Creake had an Abbey, this situated in the northern part of the parish called Lingerscroft. In 1206 Sir Robert de Narford and his wife founded here, first of all a hospital and church, dedicated to Saint Bartholomew, for a master, 4 chaplains and 13 lay brethren.
North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church. square wet tower, 6 bells and a sundail, nave, north aisle, chancel with sacristy, and south porch. Chancel dates from 1301, remaining parts rebuild in 1490. Fine hammer-beam roof to nave, and carved roof to chancel. A fine brass, about 1500, to Sir William Colthorpe, the effigy is in academical dress under a triple canopy, and is holding on his right arm a model of the church he rebuilt. There is some stained glass to be seen. There was a previous church at North Creake, this dedicated to Saint Michael called Saint Michael on the Mount. This has gone completely to decay. The organ is built or constructed by Norman & Beard Ltd of London.


North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.

 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
 North Creake, Saint Mary the Virgin Church.