TG1236 : St Mary's church - stained glass window

taken 11 years ago, near to Baconsthorpe, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Mary's church - stained glass window
St Mary's church - stained glass window
The earliest parts of St Mary's church > TG1236 : St Mary, Baconsthorpe, Norfolk - East end date from the 13th century; after the collapse of the tower in 1739 some repairs were carried out but by 1768 the church was described as being in a ruinous and deplorable state but the church was extensively restored during the 19th century. 15th century pew backs were incorporated into the tower screen; the font dates from the 19th century. Some of the south aisle windows have stained glass insets > TG1236 : St Mary's church - stained glassbearing the arms of the Haydon family; these shields were removed from > TG1238 : Baconsthorpe Castle, largely destroyed in 1650, after a long siege by roundhead troops. The window at the east end of the south aisle is completely blocked by the Haydon memorial above the tomb of Sir William Haydon (d. 1523)and his wife, Ann Woodhouse > TG1236 : St Mary's church - south aisle. A small 14th century wallpainting depicting a cockerel > TG1236 : St Mary's church - wallpainting, Chanticleer - who features in Shakespeare's and Chaucer's writings, is hidden high up on one of the arches of the south arcade. The church is open every day.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Evelyn Simak and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TG1236, 21 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Thursday, 20 March, 2008
Stained glass window   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 127 368 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.2362N 1:9.6402E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 127 368
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 41 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register