TL7698 : All Saints church - C15 poppyhead bench end and armrest

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

All Saints church - C15 poppyhead bench end and armrest
All Saints church - C15 poppyhead bench end and armrest
All Saints church > LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link dates from the 13th/14th centuries. Its square tower collapsed during the 18th century and was never rebuilt. The cusped tomb recess > LinkExternal link in the exterior south aisle wall could be the tomb of the founder of the church, Sir John de Crake. Inside, the chancel > LinkExternal link is almost completely 13th century. The benches with carved poppyheads and armrests depicting birds and fantasy creatures date from the 15th century as does the baptismal font LinkExternal link. The box pews > LinkExternal link in the aisles are Georgian (C18). Of the original C15 rood screen > LinkExternal link the panels - they depict saints - are much overpainted and defaced.
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TL7698, 41 images   (more nearby )
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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! TL 764 989 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.5808N 0:36.1032E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 764 989
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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