SE2280 : Sir Marmaduke & Lady Magdalene Wyvil

taken 6 months ago, near to Masham, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Sir Marmaduke & Lady Magdalene Wyvil
Sir Marmaduke & Lady Magdalene Wyvil
Marvellous Jacobean monument erected in 1613 for Sir Marmaduke Wyvil Bt. and Lady Magdalene Wyvil, with their 8 children as weepers below.
St Mary's Church, Masham
The earliest documented evidence of a church in Masham is in the Domesday Book of 1086 but the only survival from the Anglo-Saxon period is the base of a much weathered, ninth century round-shafted cross.

The present church is of later and varied dates. The oldest part of the church is the tower, the lower stage of which is of the mid-12th century and its upper stages date from the 13th century. The body of the church underwent considerable rebuilding in the 14th century and the porch was added in the 16th century.

The whole church underwent restoration, and in parts extensive remodelling in the Victorian period after a lightning strike in 1855. The exterior of the building, therefore, has the appearance of a nineteenth century church.

The church is a grade II* listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 325034 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Masham 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2267 8068 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:13.2808N 1:39.2290W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2267 8067
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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