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Sustead Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church,

Sustead Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church.



Sustead Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church, with a single house for company, this round towered church with a neat brick battlemented cap. It has a 14th century porch and a diagonal hooded buttresses and two large flushwork crosses, also an unusual decorative jeu d'espirit at the top of the arch. The outer jambs have 17th and 19th century graffiti including a large hand in glove outline. The font is 15th century, with its set of shields round the bowl, including those of the Calthrop and Palgrave families and the pulpit 17th century. The latter coming from redundant church at North Barningham. Sustead Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church, west tower, south porch, nave and chancel. The round tower is probably Norman. There was a north transept and the arch still shows. There is a 14th century porch with diagonal  gableted buttresses and interesting 15th century red brick rood loft stairs. 15th century font with armorial shields on bowl. Modern roofs and benches and a plain 14th century screen, small iron-bound chest, small Stuart table and fragments of glass in nave windows, one depicting Saint Catherine. Square headed 15th century windows in nave and nice 14th century window in chancel. Double piscina circa 1300,, and sedilia with clustered columns and trefoiled arches. the church has a mass dial and a 14th century window with a medieval portrait of Saint Catherine. The traceried screen is 15th century, also the font, with its eight heraldic shields. The piscina is beautiful, that is 14th century. In the churchyard is a curious thing, a grave from which, in spite of the railed-in tomb above it, a weeping ash has burst its way through and grown to 30 feet or more. The church has a certain amount of graffeti , a hand and writing can be seen. A date of 1644 commemorates a date when The Battle of Marston Moor was raging, during the English Civil War, York was besieged. Royalist troops in the city were surrounded by a combined English Parliamentarian and Scottish army. Eventually another Royalist army commanded by Prince Rupert attempted to come to the rescue. This a long way from Sustead.

Sustead Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church, Postcode:
Sustead Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church,
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Sustead Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church,
Sustead Saint Peter and Saint Paul Church,