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Carlby, St Stephen
Carlby, St Stephen
Carlby, St Stephen

St Stephen’s has much Early English work, including the nave arcades of c1200.

The tower with its broach spire is 13th century, while the windows of the aisles, chancel and clerestory date from the 14th and 15th centuries.

September 2014

Carlby, St Stephen church
Carlby, St Stephen, capital
Carlby, St Stephen, capital
Carlby, St Stephen, capital

A round headed pier with round abacus, part of the Early English three-bay north arcade.

Note also the nailhead decoration.

September 2014

 

Carlby, St Stephen church, capital. nailhead
Carlby, St Stephen, chancel
Carlby, St Stephen, chancel
Carlby, St Stephen, chancel

The chancel, which was restored in 1821, has an east window with 15th century panel tracery.

September 2014

Carlby, St Stephen church, chancel
Carlby, St Stephen, escutcheon
Carlby, St Stephen, escutcheon
Carlby, St Stephen, escutcheon

This decorative iron escutcheon is over the keyhole in the south door of the church.

September 2014

Carlby, St Stephen church, escutcheon
Carlby, St Stephen, stoup
Carlby, St Stephen, stoup
Carlby, St Stephen, stoup

The stoup, for holy water, in the south wall of the chancel.

September 2014

Carlby, St Stephen church, stoup
Carlby, St Stephen, wall painting
Carlby, St Stephen, wall painting
Carlby, St Stephen, wall painting

Above the chancel arch are fragments of a medieval Doom painting – a depiction of the Last Judgement.

September 2014

Carlby, St Stephen church, wall painting