TM3197 : The church of SS Margaret and Remigius - C15 baptismal font

taken 12 years ago, near to Seething, Norfolk, Great Britain

The church of SS Margaret and Remigius - C15 baptismal font
The church of SS Margaret and Remigius - C15 baptismal font
The church of Seething > Link - Link is dedicated to the saints Margaret and Remigius. It has an 11th century (Norman) round tower > Link with the main building dating from the 14th century. The church interior retains a number of medieval wall paintings > Link. The benches have carved poppy heads and old glass can be seen in several of the windows. Two roundels in the nave south window depict the symbols of St Mark > Link and St Luke > Link and an angel holding a shield > Link is inset in the chancel north window. The east window is Victorian. The south door is original as is part of the medieval flooring. The rood screen dado > Link dates from the 15th century and is decorated with stencilled flowers and gessowork. The octagonal font is one of 40-odd existing Seven Sacrament fonts, dating from 1480. In comparison with other fonts of this type, which were defaced during the Reformation, this one is in exceptionally good condition. The church is kept locked, a key is available.
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Sunday, 23 August, 2009   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 23 August, 2009
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Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 319 979 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.7992N 1:25.1201E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 319 979
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