TM5076 : St Edmund's church in Southwold - C15 baptismal font

taken 8 years ago, near to Southwold, Suffolk, Great Britain

St Edmund's church in Southwold - C15 baptismal font
St Edmund's church in Southwold - C15 baptismal font
St Edmund's church > LinkExternal link appears to have been rebuilt during the 15th century. The building has hammerbeam roofs with carved angels and above the rood screen the original celure > LinkExternal link can still be seen. The roofs were repainted in the 19th century, closely copying the original colours and decorations as was the wineglass pulpit > LinkExternal link which dates from the 15th century. The chancel screen > LinkExternal link combined with the parclose screens of both north and south aisles stretches across the whole width of the church > LinkExternal link. The chancel screen dado is painted with apostles on a background of gilded gesso ornaments > LinkExternal link. The north aisle screen panels depict angels > LinkExternal link and prophets > LinkExternal link are painted on the panels of the south aisle screen. The panels of the seven Sacraments font have been removed, the font cover is part of the Victorian restoration. The carved elbow rests > LinkExternal link and misericord seats in the chancel are original and date from the 15th century.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Saturday, 26 June, 2010
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 5075 7641 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.7061N 1:40.7192E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 5078 7641
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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