- 1697-1996 (Creation)
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0.12 cubic metres
7 boxes and 1 roll
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The church at Moor Monkton dates to the late eleventh century. The patronage was held by the Ughtred family from at least the thirteenth century and subsequently passed to the Neville family, Earls of Salisbury in the fifteenth, and then to the Crown by 1507.
The church, which is dedicated to All Saints, was substantially rebuilt in 1638 by Sir Henry Slingsby, adding a brick tower. It was restored in 1879 by architect James Fowler of Louth, although the restoration was said to have stripped out much of the church’s historic furnishings and medieval stained glass. A parsonage house was present from at least 1579. It was rebuilt in 1786 and then replaced entirely in 1850.
The parish historically included Hessay, Cock Hill, Red House, Scagglethorpe and Skipbridge. Today the parish, which still includes the village of Hessay, is part of the benefice of Rural Ainsty, which also includes Bilton, Healaugh, Hessay and Wighill.
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