TA0507 : Mutilated statue of Our Lady, All saints' church, Bigby

near to Bigby, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Mutilated statue of Our Lady, All saints' church, Bigby
Mutilated statue of Our Lady, All saints' church, Bigby
13th Century. Probably destroyed by Cromwell's troops, as were so many other statues seen as "popish".
All Saints church, Bigby
Grade I listed.
13th Century church restored in 1779 and 1878. Built of soft stone which in places has eroded to show fossilised remains. The tower is late 13th C. the stone is very weathered in places.
Font 14th C. octagonal bowl, used as a farm trough and returned to the church in 1878. There is a second marble font from early 19th C. The north and south arcades are 3 bays, late 13th Century. There is a modern rood beam and cross, carved in Oberammergau, installed in 1929.
The chancel is up three steps and contains monuments to the Tyrwhitt family.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Church (from Tags)
All Saints 
Place (from Tags)
Bigby 
Statue (from Tags)
Virgin Mary 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0597 0746 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.1849N 0:24.1141W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0597 0747
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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