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SOOKHOLM the Tudor feeling than the Perpendicular, but it may have been even later. It was customary even in the 17th century to put such windows into churches.

In conclusion, this little chapel possesses a fine example of old church plate in a small silver cup and paten-cover. Both chalice and paten-cover are ornamented with the Elizabethan foliated band interlaced four times in the hourglass curve, and were stamped at York, the year letter being L, standing for 1571. The chalice also has the York assay mark, a fleur-de-lys and crowned rose dimidiated in a circular stamp. The height of the chalice is 4in.; diameter of paten, 3 in.

The Rector of Warsop (the Rev. R. J. King), and the Rev. T. S. Hudson (Curate), met the party, and the former added a few words respecting the church, which dated, he considered, from A.D. 1100.

A short drive brought the members to Warsop, where the rector pointed out the chief features of his church internally and externally.

WARSOP
CHURCH

WARSOP CHURCH.

BY THE REV. A. DU BOULAY HILL.

The Domesday Survey, 1086, records that at Warsop there was a priest, a church, and a mill. The main part of Warsop, which had belonged before the Conquest to three Saxon lords, Godric Leuiet and Ulchel, was one of the 174 manors in Nottinghamshire held by the great Norman baron Roger de Busli.

In 1232-3 a grant was made by Henry III. of the manor with advowson of the church, on the gift of Olive, daughter of Alan son of Jordan, in her widowhood, to Robert de Lexington,' an ecclesiastic, whose brother John bestowed it upon his wife's

(1) Cal. Charter Rolls, 17 Henry III.

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