TG3500 : St Michael's church - wall painting

taken 8 years ago, near to Chedgrave, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Michael's church - wall painting
St Michael's church - wall painting
Wall paintings are being discovered during ongoing restoration work. A large mural depicting St Christoper, dating from medieval times, appears to have been painted over by a row of columns in the 18th century.

St Michael's church > LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link is situated some distance away from any road, next-door to The Grange > LinkExternal link and adjoined by a woodland in the south. It can be reached via a public footpath which traverses a paddock > LinkExternal link. It is believed that St Michael replaced an earlier Norman church. The building as we see it today dates mainly from the 14th century and was restored in the early 19th century when the chancel was rebuilt. St Michael's shares with All Saints church in Chedgrave > LinkExternal link and St Ethelbert's church in Thurton > LinkExternal link a collection of 17th century Continental stained glass > LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link. Much of it came from Rouen in France - which was imported for the Beauchamp Proctor family of Langley Park by JC Hampp of Norwich. The church houses a number of memorials > LinkExternal link to the Beauchamp Proctor family. The building is presently undergoing restoration work and is kept locked.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 16 September, 2009
Category
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 355 009 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.3121N 1:28.3897E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 355 009
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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