TM2290 : St Margaret's church

near to Hardwick, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Margaret's church
St Margaret's church
St Margaret's church > LinkExternal link is located only about one kilometre down the road, to the south of St Mary's at Shelton > LinkExternal link. St Margaret's used to have a round tower which collapsed during a storm in the late 18th century and has never been rebuilt. The church is of Norman origins and retains both its original doorways > LinkExternal link - with a mural depicting St Christopher > LinkExternal link on the north wall opposite the south door. Beside it there is a Jacobean tester pew, complete with roof and original handle - it was used as the former squire's 17th century family pew > LinkExternal link but has since been moved to the west wall and is presently used for storage. The C14 octagonal font > LinkExternal link stands nearby. The church retains its original rood screen > LinkExternal link with its carved tracery and stencilled panels > LinkExternal link. The chancel houses a 17th century tomb to Sir Edmund Reeve > LinkExternal link and another to his son and daughter-in-law, Sir Peter and Lady Penelope Gleane > LinkExternal link. A brass nearby commemorates George Bacon, member of an important East Anglian family, whose shield depicts pigs as their symbol > LinkExternal link.
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Wednesday, 15 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Thursday, 16 July, 2009
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 223 900 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.8079N 1:16.2758E
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