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Heydour, St Michael
Heydour, St Michael
Heydour, St Michael

St Michael's church in Heydour has a Decorated tower and nave with an Early English chancel. The clerestory is Perpendicular.

There are fragments of fourteenth-century stained glass.

Notable monuments to the extinct Newton family of Culverthorpe Hall are largely hidden behind the organ.

Mark Acton, 2016

Heydour, St Michael, Newton, Culverthorpe Hall
Heydour, St Michael
Heydour, St Michael
Heydour, St Michael

St Michael's tower has a well-proportioned design of the Decorated period, with just two pairs of lucarnes on the recessed spire.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael church
Heydour, St Michael
Heydour, St Michael
Heydour, St Michael

The view of St Micael's fron the south-east shows the Early English chancel, possibly rebuilt in the 1860s.

There are simple lancet windows, typical of the period, in east, north and south walls,

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael church
Heydour, St Michael, bell ringing board
Heydour, St Michael, bell ringing board
Heydour, St Michael, bell ringing board

The proud record of a bellringing achievement in the church.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael church, bell ringing board
Heydour, St Michael, capital
Heydour, St Michael, capital
Heydour, St Michael, capital

A quatrefouil pier with polygonal projection in the south arcade.

The arches are double chamfered.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael church, capital
Heydour, St Michael, chest
Heydour, St Michael, chest
Heydour, St Michael, chest

Chest dating from 1530-50, with heads in profile set in roundels.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael church, chest
Heydour, St Michael, doorway
Heydour, St Michael, doorway
Heydour, St Michael, doorway

The priest's doorway in the south wall of the chancel has a cinque-cusped head.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael church, doorway
Heydour, St Michael, font
Heydour, St Michael, font
Heydour, St Michael, font

Octagonal font with patterns of Decorated tracery.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael church, font
Heydour, St Michael, interior
Heydour, St Michael, interior
Heydour, St Michael, interior

North and south arcades are each of four bays of the Decorated period. Arches are double-chamfered, supported on quatrefoil piers.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael, interior
Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument

Monument by Scheemakers to Sir Michael Newton (died 1746).

Mark Acton, 2016

Heydour, St Michael church, monument, Scheemakers, Michael Newton
Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument

Further detail of the Newton monument by Scheemakers.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, monument

One of the life-size female figures flanking the monument to Sir Michael Newton by Scheemakers.

She is holding an extinguished torch and a ring with a snake curling round it.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael, monument
Heydour, St Michael, sedilia
Heydour, St Michael, sedilia
Heydour, St Michael, sedilia

The set of plain sedilia with cinquecusped arches on the south side of the chancel.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael, sedilia
Heydour, St Michael, window
Heydour, St Michael, window
Heydour, St Michael, window

Window in the south aisle with reticulated tracery of the Decorated period.

April 2016

Heydour, St Michael, window