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Barton-le-Street, St Michael's Church
Barton-le-Street, St Michael's Church - Barton-le-Street, Yorkshire, England
Overwhelming. Stunning. Exquisite. All terms equally applicable to the tiny Norman church of St Michael in Barton-le-Street. Architectural historian Nicholas Pevsner called it 'a sumptuous small Norman church, rebuilt without any restraint'. I'd have to say Pevsner got it just about right; St Michael's is a treat for the senses, boasting some of the finest Romanesque carving I've ever seen in a Norman church, albeit with a huge helping … ... more

 

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