ST8508 : St Nicholas Church, Durweston

taken 12 years ago, near to Durweston, Dorset, Great Britain

St Nicholas Church, Durweston
St Nicholas Church, Durweston
This 500 year old church has a curious sculpture over the door showing one man holding a three legged horse and another man showing a horseless leg. He is thought to be St. Eloy the patron saint of blacksmiths, who in church windows is frequently depicted as a farrier because, according to legend, he once removed a horse's leg to shoe it and afterwards replaced it.
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ST8508, 67 images   (more nearby )
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Tuesday, 2 May, 2006   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 3 May, 2006
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Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 85851 08494 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.5460N 2:12.1480W
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