TL8530 : The Tower at St. Andrews Church Colne Engaine

taken 12 years ago, near to Colne Engaine, Essex, Great Britain

The Tower at St. Andrews Church Colne Engaine
The Tower at St. Andrews Church Colne Engaine
The sarsen stones in the tower are sandstone boulders brought down by ice in the glacial period, and were probably previously used as ritual marker stones in a Stone Age temple on the site. Some of the other building material came from a Roman villa nearby. The church dates back to the early twelfth century and the reign of Henry I.
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TL8530, 43 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 June, 2009
Category
Religious buildings > Church tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 850 303 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.4642N 0:41.4014E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 849 303
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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