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Gilling, The Holy Cross

East Gilling The Holy Cross Church

Gilling East Church of the holy cross

 

Location: Church Lane, Gilling East, Yorkshire

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Website: http://www.holycrossgilling.org.uk/

Opening Information: 10:00-16:00

History:

Parts of the nave date from the 11th century and the nave arches date from before 1190. The chancel was probably rebuilt in the mid 14th century by Sir Thomas de Etton, Lord of Gilling Castle The north aisle and doorway were built in the 14th Century, as were the windws in the south aisle and south aisle doorway. The tower was built at the end of the 15th century.

Rectors:

1300 William de Walton

1309 Adam de Louther

1314 Walter de Sutton

1314 William de Stanes

1318 Richard de Melton

1319 Thomas Foxe

1351 John de Luks

1352 Thomas de Boutham

1366 Robert Marrays

1366 John Fairfax

1375 Robert de Markham

1375 Peter de Lythum

1391 Henry Bendlow

1391 John de Appilton

1398 Bryan Fayrfax

1412 John Burell

Effigies:

14th century tomb slab of an unknown knight beneath a 14th century arch. The tomb may be one of the founders of the chapel. The slab is carved with a floriated cross pierced with a qutrefoil revealing the feet. The knight wears a bassinet on his head and has his hands folded in payer. One side is a sword and shield with 3 martlets or swallows and an engrailed border. On the other side is a knights helm with the crest and the head and neck of a deer or horse. A deer may indicate the Malby family. It has also been suggested that it is the tomb of Sir Ivo de Etton, a knight Templar
Other possible family names based on the heraldry are listed below:

Argent, on a bend azure three martlets Harding 17th Century
Argent, on a bend azure three martlets Argent Navald of Gargonox, Seaton Armorial 1591, Scotland
Argent on a bend azure three martlets, that in chief Argent the other two Or. Ogill of Popill, Queen Mary's Roll, Scotland 1562
Argent on a bend gules three martlets, Danvers Family, C13-C15
Argent on a bend gules three martlets of the first. Robert Sewell of Essex, granted 1667 granted 1667
Argent on a bend cortised three martlets. Roger de Etherstone (b about 1300 Etherstone, Durham, England)
Argent on a bend sable three martlets or, William de Hastorp, Collins Roll 1296
Argent on a bend sable three martlets or, John de Hastorp, bore at the battle of Boroughbridge 1322
Argent.on a bend sable voided of the first three martlets of the second beaked gules. Norvel, Normanville
Paly argent and sable on a bend gules three martlets or. Thomas Burdet (b 1375 in of Huncote, Warwickshire, England)
Quarterly argent and gules overall on a bend sable three martlets or ---Collins Roll 1296
Azure on a bend or three martlets gules. George Robert Dawson. Castle Dawson, Co. Londonderry.19th Century
Azure on a bend engrailed or three martlets Gules. Thomas Dawson, 19th Century
Azure on a bend or martlets gules. Thomas Dawson, 17th Century
Ermine, on a bend sable three martlets or. Cheney. An Elizabethan Armorial
Gules on a bend argent three martlets sable. William Ovington EIII roll (Quinton given as a Chevron to Sir William Quentin E III roll)
Gules, on a bend argent cotised or three popinjays vert beaked and legged. William de Anne. E III roll
Gules on a bend or three martlets azure Rogerus Brabazoun The Galloway Roll
Gules on a bend or three martlets sable Brabazon family of Wilnecote Warwickshire
Gules on a bend or three martlets sable. Collins. Northumberland and Newcastle roll of arms 17th Century
Gules on a bend or in a border ermine three martlets azure on the bend Collins.Corhampton, Hampshire, 16th Century
Gules three birds in bend between two cotises argent. Raffe Velemane (rouen 1418)
Or on a bend, sable, three martlets of the field. Harding, Fremington Church
Sable on a bend argent between two cotises or three martlets azure. Norvill or Norvell of Boghall 1682
Sable on a bend argent three martlets of the first. Norvel

14th Century knight effigy

Sir Nicholas Fairfax 1572 High Sheriff of Yorkshire under Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

Sir Nicholas Fairfax 1572

Wives of Sir Nicholas Fairfax Jane Palmes and Alice Harrington

14th Century Coffin lid

14th Century Coffin lid

14th Century Coffin lid

14th Century Coffin lid

14th Century Tomb recess with arms of the Etton family

14th Century Tomb recess with arms of the Etton family 14th Century Tomb recess with arms of the Etton family

Brasses:

Robert Wellyngton Rector of Gilling 1438

Robert Wellyngton

 

Carved Face

Carved Face

 

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