SK7565 : Cartwright Boys, Church of the Holy Rood, Ossington

taken 1 month ago, near to Ossington, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Cartwright Boys, Church of the Holy Rood, Ossington
Cartwright Boys, Church of the Holy Rood, Ossington
Six sons of the cartwright family on the Cartwright memorial. A seventh who died young is depicted with the girls.
The sons were: Fulke (d. 1670), George (died young), Thomas, William (died young), William, John, and Hugh.
Church of the Holy Rood, Ossington
A typical "estate" church, built for the convenience of the owner of Ossington Hall, rather than the village. It was built between 1782 and 1785 as a replacement for an earlier church to the design of John Carr of York, and remains little altered from its original state.

Originally there was a mausoleum of the Denison family attached to the east end, but this became unstable and was demolished in 1838, the east wall of the church remaining blank. A vestry was added in the 19th century.

The church remains a fine example of a Georgian period church. Listed Grade I.

The churchyard contains the graves of many of the Denison family who owned Ossington Hall, as well as a fine Grade II* listed sundial. The perimeter wall of the churchyard is also Listed Grade II.
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Sunday, 13 August, 2017   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 16 August, 2017
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Ossington 
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Holy Rood 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7590 6515 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:10.6831N 0:51.9491W
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