SE2740 : St John the Baptist, Adel - mounting block

taken 5 years ago, near to Tinshill, Leeds, Great Britain

St John the Baptist, Adel - mounting block
St John the Baptist, Adel - mounting block
Outside the church gate, a reminder that people used to ride horses to church (or walk if they couldn't afford a horse). It is listed grade 2 (list entry 1255583).
St John's church and hall, Adel

Adel is one of the oldest parishes in what is now West Yorkshire. The spelling in the Domesday Book was 'Adele' meaning a muddy place, and by the 18th century 'Addle', as shown on maps up to the mid 19th century, and in fact that is still (as of 2016) the legal name of the parish.

The church of St John the Baptist is of Norman origin (c.1150-1170), with alterations in the 14th, 16th and 19th centuries, but still remains less altered than many churches of its age. It is grade 1 listed (list entry 1255610). There is evidence of an earlier Anglo-Saxon church on the site, and the area has been farmed since Roman or possibly even Bronze Age times.

The church curtilage includes several other listed buildings and structures including the old Rectory (now a private house), stables (now the parish hall), three listed tombs, a sundial and a mounting block.

For more details see the Historic England listing LinkExternal link and the conservation area appraisal LinkExternal link

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Thursday, 21 July, 2016   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 14 August, 2016
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2737 4020 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:51.4386N 1:35.1222W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2738 4020
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