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Detecta in the visitations of the cathedral church of York and churches belonging to the same within the province of York, taken from the Chapter Acts and Visitation Books. From these visitation records the condition of the churches looks very bad; but it must be remembered that these are cases picked out because of the defects revealed in those churches, and that the visitors, like the modern surveyors of houses for prospective purchasers, were on the look-out for defects.