TM0734 : Bell cage

taken 12 years ago, near to East Bergholt, Suffolk, Great Britain

Bell cage
Bell cage
The Church of St Mary the Virgin East Bergholt was built under the Patronage of Cardinal Wolsey. After his spat with Henry VIII the money dried up so no bell tower could be built. As a temporary measure the locals constructed this ground level bell cage, originally on the other side of the church until the occupant of the nearby manor house TM0734 : Old Hall: the old mansion façade, west facing paid for it to be moved to the far side of the church. Clearly things move slowly in Suffolk as they are still waiting for the bell tower to be built! In the mean time the bell cage has to do. I trust the campanologists wear ear defenders. Compare TM1731 : Bell-cage for single bell, Wrabness church LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 August, 2005
Category
Historical item   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 070 344 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.1706N 1:0.7236E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 070 344
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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