TM1273 : St Mary's church in Yaxley

taken 9 years ago, near to Yaxley, Suffolk, Great Britain

St Mary's church in Yaxley
St Mary's church in Yaxley
The tower of St Mary's church dates from the 14th century and the building has a large and attractive late medieval porch with a room above but the perhaps most noteworthy feature of the church is the Sexton's wheel > LinkExternal link - one of only two that have survived in East Anglia (the other one > > LinkExternal link is at nearby St Mary's church in Long Stratton, Norfolk, about 15 kilometres distant). The 15th century rood screen is still in place albeit with its panels > LinkExternal link much defaced. Above the chancel arch the remains of a doom painting can be seen, and the Jacobean pulpit > LinkExternal link below is considered by many to be the best of its type in Suffolk. The east window contains stained glass > LinkExternal link dating from several centuries, some of it medieval. It was installed in the late 1800s and came from a private collection.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 121 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.3370N 1:6.6497E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 121 738
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