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Church of St Michael (Warden)

Church of St Michael, Warden.
Church of St Michael, Warden.

The earliest part of the Church of St Michael, the tower, probably dates to the Anglo-Saxon period, possibly of 10th or 11th century date. Although there was an earlier nave, the current one was built in the 18th century on older foundations. It is thought the church was built on the oratory of St John of Beverley, an Anglo-Saxon saint. A number of Roman stones re-used as Christian burial slabs stand in the church porch. The church is a Grade I Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8581
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
20th Century (1901 to 2000)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Parish Church of St Michael, Warden 2009; P Ryder

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Source of Reference
Local History of Warden

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