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ST MARYS CHURCH

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Remains of Gilbertine Priory founded 1147 -1154, now part of St Mary's Church. Surviving monastic parts include the nave of the Priory founded 1147-1154 by Eustace Fitz-John for the canons of the Gilbertine order. There were 26 houses of this order in England of which 5 were in Yorkshire. Built of Hildenly stone; consists of the six Western bays of the nave, the West front, the South-west tower, part of the North-west tower, plain wall blocking the second pair of piers at the West side of the crossing makes the East end. Partly rebuilt late 15th-early 16th centuries, following fire; extensive alterations circa 1732; 19th and 20th century restorations. The Abbey House (SE77SE167) contains remains of an undercroft.

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