Category: St Oswald’s Parish Church

January 1, 2019

Crowle Stone

The Crowle Stone is an important fragment of a decorated Anglo-Saxon cross shaft or monument. It’s survival is due to Norman masons reusing it when the church was rebuilt in the 12th century. The stone is Millstone Grit, and is likely to have come from near Knaresborough.It was first recorded in the mid 19th century and was removed, and subsequently replaced, in 1869 for a […]

October 21, 2017

COPY OF CROWLE CHURCH TERRIER, 1718, Being a Statement of the Property belonging to Crowle Church

This is transcribed from teh Epworth Bells dated 29th August & 5th September 1874 The following contains some interesting information as to Crowle Church, Vicarage, and Glebe lands, 156 years ago. The Document has been lent to us by a friend, to make such extracts from it as may be deemed desirable ; and believing that it will be preserved by some of our readers […]

October 8, 2017

Crowle Parish Church Faculties – As indexed at Lincoln Archives

Date Description Reference 3 July 1754 Seat for Ann Cowley and Susannah Frogatt. DIOC/FB/1/131 1770 To appropriate a seat Faculties 11, 70, Citation 5 21st March 1785 Church Faculties 4, 13 4th September 1792 Church (North Aisle) Faculties 4, 40 1784 To appropriate a seat Faculties 10, 20, Box 79 1773 To appropriate a seat Faculties 10, 26, Box 77 1812 To appropriate a seat […]

March 17, 2017

Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012

Summary A programme of archaeological recording was undertaken in 2010 at st Oswald’s Church Crowle during reordering works Pew platforms in the nave and north aisle were removed and replaced with flagstones flush with the existing floors. A kitchen area was installed at the west end of the north aisle. The font was moved from the west to the east end of the nave and […]

March 12, 2017

Crowle Church as described in The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme, Stonehouse

THE CHURCH, DEDICATED to St. Oswald, which is of Saxon origin, contains at the west end some remains of the original fabric. There is a very ancient doorway, formed by a large stone, resting on two other large stones, having on one side, some grotesque figures, carved in a very rude manner; and on the other side, next the present belfry, a wreathed pattern is […]

March 12, 2017

St Oswald’s Church, Archaeological Recording 2012

St Oswald’s Church, Crowle, North Lincs Archaeological Recording NGR: SE 9025 2552 N Lincs Museum Accn Code: CWCY Pa report no CRPCC01-PAL 2012/21 September 2012   Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Report Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Appendix 1 Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – Appendix 2 Crowle Parish Church Archaeological Survey 2012 – The Figures – 1 Crowle Parish Church […]

December 27, 2015

Solomon Ashburn – Rector of Crowle

John Wesley preached in Crowle on a number of occasions. He visited the tomb of a former rector on a couple of times. Wed 18 July 1770 About noon I preached at Crowle. This is the place the former Rector of which contemporary with my father ordered those words to be inscribed upon his tomb stone Here Lies the body of SOLOMON ASHBURN FORTY YEARS […]