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All Saints, South Cave, Yorkshire, East Riding

(53°46′2″N, 0°36′42″W)
South Cave
SE 916 310
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Yorkshire, East Riding
now East Riding of Yorkshire
medieval York
now York
  • Rita Wood
25 Oct 2005

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Feature Sets

The church was restored by J. L. Pearson in the Decorated style. The church has a chancel, nave with north aisle, south transept and west tower. The responds of the pointed chancel arch may be twelfth-century.


In the Domesday Book there was a church and a priest at South Cave (VCH II).

The value before the Conquest was £12, and by 1086, £5. In 1066 all 24 carucates in South Cave had belonged to Game; in 1086 they were held by Robert Malet; in 1106 they went to Niel Daubeney, and then to his son called Roger Mowbray. In 1153 Roger de Mowbray gave 4 carucates near the Humber to York Minster (VCHER IV, 43). Between about 1170 and 1184, Roger de Mowbray gave Roger d’Eyville 3 carucates; Nicholas de Bellun and Roger de Norris held the remainder.


Interior Features


Chancel arch/Apse arches

When the same architect restored Riccall church, he left the arcade columns leaning, relying on the complete rebuilding of the outer walls and tower to cope with the strains. 'Pearson left them as a reminder of the state of the church before he restored it' (Quiney 1979, 129).


N. Pevsner & D. Neave, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, 2nd edition, London, 1995

A. Quiney, John Loughborough Pearson, Yale, 1979

Victoria County History: East Riding of Yorkshire, IV (Harthill Wapentake, Hunsley Beacon section), 1979

Victoria County History: Yorkshire, II (General volume, including Domesday Book) 1912, reprinted 1974