SN4006 : St. Mary's church, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

taken 8 months ago, near to Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Great Britain

St. Mary's church, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire
St. Mary's church, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire
The Chancel and High Altar. To the right of the beautiful East window can be seen a small alabaster statue of the Virgin and Child standing on a projecting corbel. This statue dates from the 14th century and a much prized possession. Local legend states that it used to stand in a niche above the front entrance and was curtsied to upon entry by the ladies. This somehow angered the vicar who tore it down and threw it into the churchyard. This sacrilegious act incurred terrible outrage, and he was forced to restore it to its original position.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 15 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 October, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 4085 0675 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.2080N 4:18.3749W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 4083 0674
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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