TG1007 : St Botolph's Church in Barford

taken 10 years ago, near to Barford, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Botolph's Church in Barford
St Botolph's Church in Barford
Viewed from field beside access track to churchyard. The field is in the adjacent square (south) and covered with a sprinkling of snow on this day in early February. St Botolph's church was built in several stages, beginning in the 12th century. The nave was rebuilt in about 1470 and extensive restoration work was carried out in Victorian times. The rood screen > LinkExternal link is believed to be original, albeit overpainted. It is said to once have had and inscription and the royal arms of Queen Elizabeth I on the tympanum above it. There also used to be a musician's gallery but this was taken down in the mid-1800s. The church houses a number of memorial slabs > LinkExternal link to members of the Sedley family, the local Lords of the Manor.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 February, 2008   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 2 February, 2008
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Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 106 079 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.7253N 1:6.7018E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 106 078
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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