TF0621 : Memorial to Peregrine Bertie, Edenham church

taken 5 years ago, near to Edenham, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Memorial to Peregrine Bertie, Edenham church
Memorial to Peregrine Bertie, Edenham church
Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, Died aged 55 in 1741. Shown in Roman dress leaning on an urn with a medallion of Duchess Jane,
née Brownlow. They had 3 sons and 4 daughters: Peregrine, Albermarle, Brownlow, Mary, Albina, Jane and Carolina.
St Michael's church, Edenham
Grade I listed
The church retains some Anglo Saxon work and stands on a man-made plateau.
It has a western tower, clerestoried nave, aisles, chancel and south porch. Tower is 16th C., aisle and nave roofs are 15th Century with angel carvings (and green dragons!),
13th C chancel arch, restored in 1808. There is a 12th C doorway bought from a chapel of ease at Scottlethorpe in 1967.
There is a Romanesque font from 12th C. although it may be recut or of a more recent date.
There are 2 14th C effigies, a civilian and a Knight, also monuments to the Heathcote family from Normanton, before it was flooded to create Rutland Water.
Also monuments to the Willoughby and Bertie families.
Externally there are some fine gargoyles and grotesques.
The churchyard contains several old cedar trees.
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Julian P Guffogg   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 23 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 30 September, 2012
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St Michaels 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0621 2183 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.0165N 0:25.6008W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0620 2183
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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