TM1273 : St Mary's church in Yaxley - stained glass

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

St Mary's church in Yaxley - stained glass
St Mary's church in Yaxley - stained glass
The tower of St Mary's church > LinkExternal link 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. The church's greatest treasure 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 churchin 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)
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010
Stained glass window   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1210 7391 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.3370N 1:6.6497E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1208 7391
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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