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20. A walk from Hawnby - part 2 return to Hawnby Church

 


The pictures on pages 19 and 20 illustrate walk number 11 "A Trip into Thorodale" (5 miles) from the excellent walking guide "Walks on the North York Moors" Book 1 by Jack Keighley.

The impressive wooden footbridge over the River Rye in Half Moon Plantation.

The impressive wooden footbridge over the River Rye in Half Moon Plantation. We encountered a number of new bridges which were built to replace several destroyed in the great floods of 2005.

The impressive wooden footbridge over the River Rye in Half Moon Plantation.

 

The view from near Carr House.

The view from near Carr House.

 

The relaxing rolling farmland above Hawnby Church.

The relaxing rolling farmland above Hawnby Church.

 

The quiet, almost hidden setting, of All Saints Church, Hawnby on the banks of the River Rye.

The quiet wooded, almost hidden setting, of All Saints Church, Hawnby on the banks of the River Rye. The church has its origins in the 12th century, but with extensive rebuilding and restoration, particularly in Victorian times, little evidence of Norman work is visible.

The walk starts and finishes at All Saints Church Hawnby on the banks of the River Rye.

 

The nave and chancel arch.

The nave and chancel arch.

 

The east stained glass window dedicated to the memory of Reverend Manners BA.

The east stained glass window dedicated to the memory of Reverend Manners BA.

 

The moving and poignant west stained glass window with the figure of Christ being crucified balanced by the sacrifices of the common soldier and recognition of the stretcher bearers too.  The moving and poignant west stained glass window with the figure of Christ being crucified balanced by the sacrifices of the common soldier and recognition of the stretcher bearers too.

The unusual moving and poignant west stained glass window with the figure of Christ being crucified balanced by the sacrifices of the common soldier and recognition of the stretcher bearers attending to a wounded soldier.

 

One of the south wall stained glass windows  an early Norman archway door in the north wall

One of the south wall stained glass windows and an early Norman archway door in the north wall.

 

There is a cafe in the lower village of Hawnby ...

... and a pub, 'The Inn' in the higher village.

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