TF6741 : St Edmund's church in Hunstanton

taken 7 years ago, near to Hunstanton, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Edmund's church in Hunstanton
St Edmund's church in Hunstanton
The first stone for St Edmund's church > LinkExternal link was laid in 1865, the architect being F Preedy, and a year later the building was opened as a church. A west porch was added in 1874. The new church was dedicated in 1872 and its consecration took place in 1903. The architectural style is similar to early Decorated with the windows having geometrical tracery > LinkExternal link. The walls are of local carstone faced externally with flint and red chalk. The font > LinkExternal link in the west porch is believed to date from the 15th century. It came from the chapelry of St Giles, Whittingham Manor, Fressingfield, Suffolk. The stained glass windows in the nave was installed between 1912 and 1966. The windows - one designed by Sir Ninian Comper, the others by William Lawson & Son - depict scenes from the life of St Edmund > LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 July, 2010
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Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 674 410 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.4320N 0:29.4428E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 675 410
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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