TG3221 : The church of St Lawrence

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

The church of St Lawrence
The church of St Lawrence
Situated beside the busy A1151 Norwich to Stalham road. The round tower has distinctive carstone detailing and dates to the 12th century. The nave is 14th century > TG3221 : The church of St Lawrence - view east - TG3221 : The church of St Lawrence - view west but the church was greatly restored in the 18th century, when the Preston family of Beeston Hall > TG3221 : Looking southeast took it upon themselves to turn the church into their mausoleum. During this time the interior received its ceiling with Gothick panelling, which imitates that in the entrance of Beeston Hall. The church contains many wall monuments to members of the Preston family > TG3221 : The church of St Lawrence - chancel - TG3221 : The church of St Lawrence - wall monument; the tomb chest is to Jacob Preston (d. 1683) > TG3221 : The church of St Lawrence - tomb chest. After having been closed to the public due to re-roofing and interior restoration work the church is now again open every day. For more information see: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 March, 2008   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 26 March, 2008
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 328 219 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.6947N 1:26.8581E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 328 219
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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