TF7602 : St George's church - C14 baptismal font

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

St George's church - C14 baptismal font
St George's church - C14 baptismal font
A three-wheeled bier can be seen behind the font.

The construction of St George's church > LinkExternal link started in the 12th century, with south porch and aisle > LinkExternal link added in the 14th century. Despite renovation work that was carried out in the 19th century, the church has retained much of its medieval atmosphere > LinkExternal link. The C15 benches > LinkExternal link have carved and pierced decorations in a variety of patterns, and poppyhead bench ends as well as carved figures on the arm rests, the latter much defaced. The octagonal font dates from the 14th century and some of the medieval glass > LinkExternal link has remained in the east window of the south aisle. The rood screen > LinkExternal link is C15 and retains some of its original colouring. The panels depict the 12 apostles holding their recognised portion of the Creed, with the 4 Latin Doctors painted on the doors. Three return stalls > LinkExternal link rest against the screen on the chancel side. The pulpit > LinkExternal link is Jacobean. The chamber organ > LinkExternal link is believed to have been made by JC Bishop of London in about 1830.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 January, 2010
Category
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 762 021 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.3093N 0:36.0107E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 762 021
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