(213) RIPE, St. John the Baptist
Perpendicular with some Decorated traces - Nairn & Pevsner (588); Ripe was a substantial community - c.200 communicants in 1603, see Renshaw (Ecclesiastical Returns), 34 families in 1724 and a population of 296 in 1801.
- Choir floor, centre, before the main altar.
- 113(W) x 224(L)~Excellent.
- M.I. (19 lines in 3 blocks engraved and centred) on an imposing black (slate?) slab; head to West.