TM1138 : Bentley St Mary's church (Suffolk)

taken 10 years ago, near to Bentley, Suffolk, Great Britain

Bentley St Mary's church (Suffolk)
Bentley St Mary's church (Suffolk)
The church has been heavily restored over many years and very little of the original Norman workmanship remains today. The tower is 15th c. There is a remade Norman doorway with one original stone worked into it and a Norman slit window in the north wall of the sanctuary. A 15th c. font has replaced the 13th c. original bowl but the purbeck base remains. Another 13th c. purbeck bowl has found its way into the north aisle but it doesn’t match the base, perhaps it was brought in as a replacement and found unsuitable. There are two 15th c. benches with carved ends and buttressed arm rests and grotesques.
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TM1138, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 June, 2010
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 118 381 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.0703N 1:5.0915E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 119 380
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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