NY9364 : The Annunciation, Hexham Abbey

taken 10 years ago, near to Hexham, Northumberland, Great Britain

The Annunciation, Hexham Abbey
The Annunciation, Hexham Abbey
On each side of the central passage through NY9364 : Prior Smythson's Screen, Hexham Abbey are doors which originally led via spiral stairs to the pulpitum (loft) for access during High Mass. Above each door is a painting: the Annunciation is over the north door. It shows the archangel Gabriel bringing his message (conveyed in a now illegible scroll) to the Virgin, as reported in the first chapter of Luke; a symbolic potted red lily grows between them. {Source: Hexham Abbey Guide p22; and Hexham Abbey Leaflet No.5.}
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Wednesday, 26 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 26 March, 2008
Religious buildings > Abbey   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 935 641 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.3046N 2:6.1467W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 935 641
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