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St Edmund, Seaton Ross, Yorkshire, East Riding

(53°51′43″N, 0°48′44″W)
Seaton Ross
SE 782 413
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Yorkshire, East Riding
now East Riding of Yorkshire
medieval York
now York
medieval St Edmund
now St Edmund
  • Rita Wood
8 Nov 2001, 28 Jan 2008

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Feature Sets

The medieval church was rebuilt in brick in 1788 with nave, chancel and W tower; restored 1908 (Pevsner and Neave 1995, 674-5).


Geoffrey fitz Pain gave the church of Seaton Ross and land in the village called ‘Prestthwarth’ to the canons of Warter Priory, the gift of the church being confirmed c.1170-80 (Stapleton 1965).





The dimensions and fabric of the Seaton Ross font can be compared with the font formerly at the church of Everingham (search Everingham Park in this database).


F. Arnold-Forster, Studies in Church Dedications or England’s Patron Saints, London 1899, III, 249.

G. Lawton, Collectio rerum ecclesiasticarum de diocesi Eboracensi; or, collections relative to churches and chapels within the Diocese of York. To which are added collections relative to churches and chapels within the diocese of Ripon, New edition (London, 1842), 364.

N. Pevsner and D. Neave, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, 2nd ed. 1995 London, 1995, 674-5.

H. E. C. Stapleton, A History of St Edmund’s church and the village of Seaton Ross. York 1965.