TL9597 : Church of the Holy Cross - tower

taken 9 years ago, near to Caston, Norfolk, Great Britain

Church of the Holy Cross - tower
Church of the Holy Cross - tower
The earliest mention of a church can be found in a document dated from 1218 but an older church may well have stood on the site before this time. The entrance to the present Church of the Holy Cross is through the west tower with an unusual pointed ogee-arched shape (seen here). A similar west doorway can be seen here > TF8804 : The church of St Nicholas - west doorway. A candelabra, supposedly originating from Hapton Court and given by Charles I to a church in Hertfordshire hangs in the chancel, and one of the south windows contains English and Continental medieval glass. There are misericord seats with carved faces in the return stalls in the chancel and a number of carved medieval bench ends in the west end of the nave. The church is open every day. For more information see: LinkExternal link
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TL9597, 52 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 February, 2008
Category
Religious buildings > Church tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 959 975 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.4432N 0:53.2743E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 958 975
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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