TG0713 : St Michael's church in Hockering

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

St Michael's church in Hockering
St Michael's church in Hockering
St Michael's church > LinkExternal link dates from the early 14th century and was refurbished by the Victorians in the mid 1800s. The chancel > LinkExternal link and its arch as well as the rood screen > LinkExternal link date from that time and not all of the medieval benches have survived either, although some of the old bench ends > LinkExternal link and poppy heads > LinkExternal link were re-used on the new stalls. The bowl of the baptismal font > LinkExternal link is also Victorian but the shaft > LinkExternal link it rests on is medieval and depicts 8 saints (they had lost their heads in the 16th century but have since been restored).

During the summer months the church is open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
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TG0713, 69 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 June, 2010
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 071 132 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.6398N 1:3.7752E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 071 132
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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